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In the Shadow of the Moon

This documentary encapsulates the ambitions of the American space program and its nine missions to the moon. Along with archival footage there are interviews with the astronauts who had the singular privilege of being the only humans to leave footprints on another world. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: A
Violence: A-
Sexual Content: A
Language: B
Drugs/Alcohol: B-
Run Time: 109
Theater Release: 18 Oct 2007
Video Release: 12 Feb 2008
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

In the Shadow of the Moon is rated PG: for mild language, brief violent images and incidental smoking.

Cast: Jim Lovell, Buzz Aldrin Director Ron Howard
Studio: 2007 ThinkFilm

Detailed Review

Like virtually everyone over the age of forty, I remember living in front of the television during the sunset years of the 1960s, savoring the coverage of the NASA moon… 
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Why Is In the Shadow of the Moon Rated PG?

This interesting documentary holds profound messages and glimpses of history for young viewers, with few… 
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Talk It Over

Roughly two years after an entire Apollo crew died in a fire on the launch… 
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