The Black Hole

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The Black Hole Review


Disney's first PG-rated film was pioneering for its time (integrating special effects better than any film before it), but it suffers pretty badly today. Maximilian Schell steals the show as a slightly crazed spaceship captain obsessed with black holes (the film plays out with everyone parked next to one... waiting for something). Anthony Perkins and Robert Forster lend an air of respectability to the rest of the movie, which unfortunately spends way too long on the cute little robot exploring Schell's ship with his yokel-bot friend (voiced by Slim Pickens).


The Black Hole

Facts and Figures

Run time: 98 mins

In Theaters: Friday 21st December 1979

Box Office Worldwide: $35.8M

Budget: $20M

Production compaines: Walt Disney Productions

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 2.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
Fresh: 12 Rotten: 16

IMDB: 5.9 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director: Gary Nelson

Producer:

Starring: as Dr. Hans Reinhardt, as Dr. Alex Durant, as Capt. Dan Holland, as Lt. Charles Pizer, as Harry Booth, as Dr. Kate McCrae

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