Release Date: June 30th, 1995
DVD Release Date: February 24th, 1998
PG|2 hr 20 min
This Hollywood drama is based on the events of the Apollo 13 lunar mission, astronauts Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (Bill Paxton) and Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon) find everything going according to plan after leaving Earth's orbit. However, when an oxygen tank explodes, the scheduled moon landing is called off. Subsequent tensions within the crew and numerous technical problems threaten both the astronauts' survival and their safe return to Earth.
Director: Ron Howard
Genres: Historical drama
Production Co: Universal Pictures, Imagine Entertainment
Distributors: Universal Pictures