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Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, astronauts Jim Lovell (Hanks), Fred Haise (Paxton) and Jack Swigert (Bacon) fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly (Sinise), flight director Gene Kranz (Harris) and a heroic ground crew race against time - and the odds - to bring them home.
Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews
- Reviews Counted: 85
- Fresh: 81
- Rotten: 4
- Average Rating: 8.1/10
Top Critics' Reviews
Fresh: Playing the tough, commanding Jim Lovell is a substantial stretch for Mr. Hanks, but as usual his seeming ingenuousness overshadows all else about the role. There's not a false move to anything he does on screen.
Fresh: This engrossing account of the nation's most perilous moon shot embodies what many people consider to be old-fashioned American virtues in a virtually pristine state.
Fresh: The special effects and many scenes of weightlessness look as good or better than in the original, while the Oscar-winning sound and James Horner's rousing score make good use of the hefty audio system.
Fresh: The film, despite its raggedness, is stirring. In the end, this failed mission seems like the most impressive achievement of the entire space program: a triumph not of planning but of inspired improvisation.
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This is probably the best movies to be seen in widescreen, or just to test out your home theatre system.
A great document of Apollo 13. Tom Hanks was great. Why doesn't itunes have Forrest Gump?
I love this movie
- Genre: Drama
- Released: 1995
- © 1995 Universal City Studios, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
- Apollo 13 (Music from the Motion Picture)
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