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The Right Stuff

PG| 3 hr. 13 min.

Plot Summary
This adaptation of the non-fiction novel by Tom Wolfe chronicles the first 15 years of America's space program. By focusing on the lives of the Mercury astronauts, including John Glenn (Ed Harris) and Alan Shepard (Scott Glenn), the film recounts the dangers and frustrations experienced by those involved with NASA's earliest achievements. It also depicts their family lives and the personal crises they endured during an era of great political turmoil and technological innovation.

Cast: Sam Shepard , Scott Glenn , Ed Harris , Dennis Quaid , Fred Ward , Barbara Hershey , Kim Stanley , Veronica Cartwright

Director: Philip Kaufman

Genres: Docudrama

Distributor: Warner Bros., Warner Home Vídeo

The Right Stuff (1983)

Release Date: October 9th, 1997|3 hr. 13 min.

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'The Right Stuff' Cast: Where Are They Now?

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Gary Susman on October 8, 2013

Everett "The Right Stuff" wasn't just the definitive portrait of the early test pilots and astronauts who pioneered America's space program. Released 30 years ago this month (on October 21, 198...

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