Operation Avalanche

Release Date: September 16th, 2016

R |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

Recruited by the CIA in 1967, young filmmakers (Matt Johnson, Owen Williams) shoot footage of a fake moon landing after learning that NASA is losing the space race to the Russians.

Cast: Matt Johnson, Owen Williams, Andrew Appelle, Jared Raab, Josh Boles, Sharon Belle, Tom Bolton, Chris Gonsalves

Director: Matt Johnson

Genres: Thriller , Drama

Production Co: XYZ Films

Keywords: 1960s, Engaging

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Ty BurrBoston Globe

    It's painless, especially if you have a small child in tow, and the Rock, bless his heart, acts like it's all new to him. The star should do more comedy - he's got quick reflexes and a face that lends itself to cartoon double takes, and he's not afraid to look completely ridiculous. show more

  • 60
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    A throwback to the days when Disney would recruit second- and third-tier stars to stroll through indifferently written, modestly produced comic fluff that served as family entertainment. show more

  • 75
    San Francisco Chronicle

    The two best things about this logic-challenged, predictable and overlong (110 minutes!) film are The Rock's performance - surely he's one of the more likable people in the movies, and here he handles physical sight gags with aplomb; and the parallel disciplines of football and ballet, which provide a way for father and daughter to understand each other. show more

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