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Apollo 13

Author: Ron HowardTom HanksBill PaxtonKevin BaconGary SiniseAll authors
Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal, [2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : 2-disc anniversary ed. ; [Full screen ed.]View all editions and formats
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It had been less than a year since the first man walked on the Moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another "routine" space flight. That is until the words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." Stranded in a crippled spacecraft 205,000 miles from Earth, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Survival
Adaptation
Drama
Treatro
Teatro
Named Person: Jim Lovell; Fred Haise; John L Swigert; Jim Lovell; Fred Haise
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Howard; Tom Hanks; Bill Paxton; Kevin Bacon; Gary Sinise; Ed Harris; Dean Cundey; James Horner; Jeffrey Kluger; Jim Lovell; Universal Pictures (Firm)
ISBN: 141704294X 9781417042944
OCLC Number: 57351338
Language Note: English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish dialogue, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1995.
Based on the book "Lost moon" by Jim Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger.
Special features: Disc 1:"Lost Moon: the triumph of Apollo 13"; feature commentary with director Ron Howard; feature commentary with Jim and Marilyn Lovell; production notes; theatrical trailer.
Special features: Disc 2: IMAX version of "Apollo 13" (116 min.; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation)); "Conquering space: the Moon and beyond"; "Lucky 13: the astronaut's story."
Credits: Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; art directors, David J. Bomba, Bruce Alan Miller ; editors, Dan Hanley, Mike Hill ; music, James Horner ; costume designer, Rita Ryack ; production designer, Michael Corenblith ; visual effects supervisor, Robert Legato.
Cast: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Emily Ann Lloyd, Miko Hughes.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for language, peril and emotional intensity.
Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 140 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, dual-layer, single-sided.
Other Titles: Apollo thirteen
Responsibility: Image Entertainment ; Universal Pictures ; produced by Brian Grazer ; screenplay, William Broyles, Jr. & Al Reinert ; directed by Ron Howard.

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It had been less than a year since the first man walked on the Moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another "routine" space flight. That is until the words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." Stranded in a crippled spacecraft 205,000 miles from Earth, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz and the efforts of a heroic ground crew race against time - and the odds - to bring the men home.

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