Rating: 8.5 stars
Seen 2 times
Seen on: 03/18/2017, 11/08/2014 (rewatch)
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
Bill Paxton | Thom Barry | Gabriel Jarret | Jim Lovell | Brett Cullen | Christian Clemenson | Clint Howard | Endre Hules | Mark Wheeler | Andrew Lipschultz | Xander Berkeley | Roger Corman | Chris Ellis | Joe Spano | Michele Little | David Andrews | Jean Speegle Howard | Max Elliott Slade | Tracy Reiner | Miko Hughes | Emily Ann Lloyd | Kathleen Quinlan | Gary Sinise | Mary Kate Schellhardt | Ed Harris | Kevin Bacon | Tom Hanks
Fun to revisit. Forgot how great this movie is at ratcheting up the tension. Still hard to believe Bill Paxton is dead.