Picture from Apollo 13
Overall A-

Originally intending to land on the lunar surface, Jim Lovell (Tom Hanks), Fred Haise (Bill Paxton), and Jack Swigert (Kevin Bacon) are forced to scrap their flight plan when an explosion destroys part of their vessel. This movie is based on the true events of the Apollo 13 Moon Mission.

Violence A-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity C+
Substance Use C+

MPAA Rating: PG for language and emotional intensity.

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Apollo 13

When Apollo 13 launched into space, many people regarded the procedure as routine and therefore, not very interesting. Why do repeated feats sometimes get taken for granted? How does that change when emergencies arise? Have we seen the same sort of attitudes over other amazing achievements like the space stations, the Mars rovers, and shuttle missions?

Check out NASA’s site for more information about the Apollo 13 disaster/triumph.

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