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The Formula

1980 Rated R 1hr 57m

While investigating a murder, Lt. Barney Caine (George C. Scott) stumbles upon the existence of a secret formula developed by the Nazis for manufacturing synthetic gasoline. As Caine seeks to recover the lost formula, oil magnate Adam Steiffel (Marlon Brando) will stop at nothing to prevent him from bringing it to light. This compelling and timely plot highlights the powerhouse acting talent of two American cinematic legends.

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Movie Details

1981 Razzie® Awards
1981 Academy Award®
  • Best Cinematography nominee
Restricted. Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian.
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

Color; interactive menus; scene access.