Apollo 13

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1995 Drama

Rated PG

2 hours 20 minutes

This movie is not tiring to watch.

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This movie is very tame and somehow, despite knowing the ending because it is a true story, it keeps you on the edge of your seat.


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The movie starts.

Footage is shown of the Apollo 1 disaster, stylized, but sad.

"A mere eighteen months after the tragedy..."

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The Apollo crew has just finished a simulation...
"I wanna work it again." - Ken Mattingly
"Well, let's get it right!" -Jim Lovell
Then it switches to the crew in full suits...

Marilyn has a dream in which something goes wrong on the mission and Jim is sucked out into space.

It goes quiet.
"How long will it take you to get to the moon?" - Jim Lovell's son