#31. Apollo 13 (1995)


Universal Pictures

– Director: Ron Howard

– Stacker score: 85.5

– Metascore: 77

– IMDb user rating: 7.6

– Runtime: 140 minutes

“Failure is not an option.” Those are the words uttered by NASA flight director Gene Kranz, played by Ed Harris, after an explosion disrupts a planned moon landing in this docudrama adapted from real events. Starring Tom Hanks, Kevin Costner, Kevin Bacon, and Bill Paxton as stranded astronauts, this heart-pounding thriller will have you at the edge of your seat, even if you know the outcome.

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