Apollo 13

UK PG Certificate
In cinemas
September 22, 1995
Buy it from
April 1, 1996
2 Hours 14 Minutes
From Universal Pictures UK
mild threat, language

"Houston, we have a problem." Those words were immortalized during the tense days of the Apollo 13 lunar mission crisis in 1970, events recreated in this epic historical drama. Astronaut Jim Lovell leads command module pilot Jack Swigert and lunar module driver Fred Haise on what is slated as NASA's third lunar landing mission. All goes smoothly until the craft is halfway through its mission, when an exploding oxygen tank threatens the crew's oxygen and power supplies. As the courageous astronauts face the dilemma of either suffocating or freezing to death, Mattingly and Mission Control leader Gene Kranz struggle to find a way to bring the crew back home, all the while knowing that the spacemen face probable death once the battered ship reenters the Earth's atmosphere.

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