Drama based on the events of the Apollo 13 space flight which saw three American astronauts stranded in a crippled spacecraft miles from earth.
A vividly rendered dramatisation of Apollo 13's true-life brush with disaster on the way to the Moon in 1971. This mesmerising film combines computer graphics, archive footage and seamless special effects to recreate the adrenalised odyssey of Astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert who battled astronomical odds to make it back to Earth. Academy Award Nominations: 9, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor--Ed Harris, and Best Supporting Actress--Kathleen Quinlan. Academy Awards: 2, including Best Film Editing.
# The Lost Moon: The Triumph Of Apollo 13 A documentary featuring interviews with the cast, crew, real-life characters and key members of the Apollo 13 Mission Control team looking at the Making of the Movie (58 Minutes)
# Conquering Space: The Moon and Beyond: Highlights of the last 45 years in space featuring interviews and footage of NASA scientists and astronauts (45 Minutes)
# Lucky 13: The Astronauts Story Mission Control and the Space Crew recount the real-life events of the Apollo 13 mission (12 Minutes)