The Formula Trailer

The Formula Trailer (1980)

"Big Oil. Big Money. Big Mystery. Everyone's out to make a killing." 01 January 1980 Thriller, Crime 117 mins

A detective uncovers a formula that was devised by the Nazis in WW II to make gasoline from synthetic products, thereby eliminating the necessity for oil--and oil companies. A major oil company finds out about it and tries to destroy the formula and anyone who knows about it.

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George C. Scott

as Lt. Barney Caine LAPD

Marlon Brando

as Adam Steiffel, Chairman Titan Oil

Marthe Keller

as Lisa Spangler

John Gielgud

as Dr. Abraham Esau, Director Reich Energy

G. D. Spradlin

as Arthur Clements

Beatrice Straight

as Kay Neeley

Richard Lynch

as General Helmut Kladen / Frank Tedesco

John van Dreelen

as Hans Lehman, Prefect of Police Berlin

Robin Clarke

as Major Tom Neeley

Marshall Thompson

as Geologist #1

Dieter Schidor

as Assassin

Werner Kreindl

as Schellenberg

Jan Niklas

as Gestapo Captain

Wolfgang Preiss

as Franz Tauber, Swiss businessman

Robin Clarke

as Major Tom Neeley

International Releases Dates

Italy 19 February 1981

United States 01 January 1980

Popular movie trailers from 1980

These some of the most viewed trailers for movies released in 1980:

Taboo Trailer (1980)

07 March 1980

Barbara's (Kay Parker) husband leaves her after he is disappointed with her. She is left with her son, Paul, and no one else.

The Taming of the Scoundrel Trailer (1980)

20 December 1980

A rich farmer is well known for being very unkind. He's misanthropic, misogynous and cantankerous. Until he meets by chance a gorgeous girl.

The Party Trailer (1980)

01 January 1980

Le Boum is the story of a 13-year-old French girl dealing with moving to a new city and school in Paris, while at the same time her parents are getting a divorce.

Shogun Assassin Trailer (1980)

11 November 1980

A Shogun who grew paranoid as he became senile sent his ninjas to kill his samurai. They failed but did kill the samurai’s wife.

The Final Countdown Trailer (1980)

31 January 1980

In 1980, the US Navy's most powerful warship, the USS Nimitz, is caught in a storm during routine manoeuvres in the Pacific.

Tender Cousins Trailer (1980)

19 November 1980

Teenage Julien (Thierry Tevini) loves his teenage cousin Julia (Anja Shute) among flowers in summer of '39 France.

Devil Hunter Trailer (1980)

05 December 1980

The lovely Laura, on a modelling job in South Africa, is kidnapped by a gang who carry her off into the jungle from where they demand a huge ransom.

Inferno Trailer (1980)

07 February 1980

A young man returns from Rome to his sister's satanic New York apartment house.

The Ninth Configuration Trailer (1980)

29 February 1980

Col. Vincent Kane is a military psychiatrist who takes charge of an army mental hospital situated in a secluded castle.

Used Cars Trailer (1980)

11 July 1980

When the owner of a struggling used car lot is killed, it's up to the lot's hot-shot salesman to save the property from falling into the hands of the owner's ruthless brother and used-car rival.

Altered States Trailer (1980)

25 December 1980

A research scientist (William Hurt) explores the boundaries and frontiers of consciousness. Using sensory deprivation and hallucinogenic mixtures from native American shamans, he explores these altered states of consciousness and finds that memory, time, and perhaps reality itself are states of mind.

Raging Bull Trailer (1980)

14 November 1980

When Jake LaMotta steps into a boxing ring and obliterates his opponent, he's a prizefighter. But when he treats his family and friends the same way, he's a ticking time bomb, ready to go off at any moment.


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