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Certificate PG
Tom Hanks
Bill Paxton
Kevin Bacon
Ed Harris
Ron Howard
William Broyles Jr.
Al Reinert
Bill Broyles
Running Time
140 minutes

Apollo 13
Ron Howard's wonderfully old-fashioned journey into space based on the 1970 attempted moon landing.

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Apollo 13

When a moon landing goes drastically wrong Houston control must bring their boys home.

It may not be the best film of the year, but it's certainly made of the right stuff, and even though the tension dissipates ever so slightly towards the end, this is an exhilarating and believable journey to the dark side of the moon and (thankfully) back again. A blast.

Reviewed by Mark Salisbury

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