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The Cold Equations (1996)

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Drama Science-Fiction 19961h 32m

Lieutenant John Barton is sent on a special mission to deliver a special vaccine to a distant mining colony. He is infuriated to find Lee, a stowaway aboard his spacecraft. Barton has only enough fuel to carry himself and his precious cargo, and Lee's added weight insures that they will crash if she stays on board. They have gone too far to turn back, and Barton's superiors make it clear: the mission takes precedence and Lee has to be dumped into space. But she won't go quietly.The Cold Equations featuring Billy Campbell and Poppy Montgomery is free on PlutoTV. It's a Drama and Science Fiction movie with a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.4 (410 votes).

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The Cold Equations has a less than average IMDb audience rating of 5.4 (410 votes). The movie is somewhat popular with Reelgood users lately.

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Lieutenant John Barton is sent on a special mission to deliver a special vaccine to a distant mining colony. He is infuriated to find Lee, a stowaway aboard his spacecraft. Barton has only enough fuel to carry himself and his precious cargo, and Lee's added weight insures that they will crash if she stays on board. They have gone too far to turn back, and Barton's superiors make it clear: the mission takes precedence and Lee has to be dumped into space. But she won't go quietly.

Age rating: N/A
Runtime: 1h 32m

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Related Genres: DramaScience-Fiction
Country of origin: America
Available to watch on: Free Services
Original Release Date: Dec 7, 1996