Apollo 13

Houston, we have a problem.

7.5 1995 2h 20m
Drama History

Director

Ron Howard

Screenplay

William Broyles Jr., Al Reinert

Starring Roles

Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon

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Synopsis

The true story of technical troubles that scuttle the Apollo 13 lunar mission in 1970, 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.

Cast

Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, David Andrews, Xander Berkeley, Christian Clemenson, Brett Cullen

Editor's note

Ron Howard's Apollo 13 is a riveting homage to the indomitable spirit of human exploration and the extraordinary feats of problem-solving under pressure. Based on the harrowing true story of NASA's Apollo 13 mission, the film meticulously captures the tension and drama of one of space exploration's most dramatic episodes. With a stellar cast led by Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, and Bill Paxton, Apollo 13 transcends its historical drama roots to deliver a universally compelling tale of resilience, teamwork, and the triumphs of the human spirit against overwhelming odds.

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