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The Formula

The Formula(1980)

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Brief Synopsis

A detective is in jeopardy after discovering a synthetic formula for gasoline.

Cast & Crew

George C. Scott Lieutenuant Barney Caine
Marlon Brando Adam Steiffel
John Gielgud Dr Abraham Esau
G. D. Spradlin Clements
Richard Lynch Frank Tedesco; General Kladen
John Van Dreelen Hans Lehman
Robin Clarke Major Tom Neeley
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MPAA Ratings:  R Premiere Info: 
Release Date:  1980 Production Date: 
Color/B&W:  Distributions Co: 
Sound:  Production Co:  Cip Filmproduktions .....Production Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (Mgm) .....Production Company, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (Mgm) .....Studio, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc. (Mgm) .....Domestic Theatrical Distributor, Cic Productions .....Foreign Theatrical Distributor
Duration(mins):  Country:  United States (USA)
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  • Ahead of it's time

    Chip E. Chothers 2014-06-22

    This rarely seen on T.V. movie was way ahead of it's time in capturing what oil has come to mean to us today.How can you go wrong with George C. Scott... MORE>

  • the formula

    roy 2011-07-30

    this is definetly a movie which was ahead of its time, and certainly stands the test of time. GeorgeC Scott PLAYS A DETECTIVE INVESTIGATING A SET OF... MORE>