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toniap 1960s space exploration rescue nasa astronauts history

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Seen on: 03/18/2017, 11/08/2014 (rewatch)

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Apollo 13 (1995)

Directed by Ron Howard

History | Drama | Disaster

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Overview

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1971, risking the lives of astronaut Jim Lovell and his crew, with the failed journey turning into a thrilling saga of heroism. Drifting more than 200,000 miles from Earth, the astronauts work furiously with the ground crew to avert tragedy.

Rated PG | Length 140 minutes

Actors

Jim Lovell | Gabriel Jarret | Thom Barry | Brett Cullen | Christian Clemenson | Clint Howard | Endre Hules | Mark Wheeler | Andrew Lipschultz | Joe Spano | Xander Berkeley | Roger Corman | Chris Ellis | Michele Little | David Andrews | Tracy Reiner | Jean Speegle Howard | Max Elliott Slade | Miko Hughes | Emily Ann Lloyd | Mary Kate Schellhardt | Kathleen Quinlan | Ed Harris | Gary Sinise | Kevin Bacon | Bill Paxton | Tom Hanks

Viewing Notes

Fun to revisit. Forgot how great this movie is at ratcheting up the tension. Still hard to believe Bill Paxton is dead.

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