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Which of these historic space films is your favorite?

The Right Stuff
Apollo 13
Apollo 11
First Man
For All Mankind
Mission Control
In the Shadow of the Moon
The Last Man on the Moon
Fight for Space
Hidden Figures
Zero Gravity (haven't seen any)
Crash Landing (don't like any)

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Historic Space Travel Films
« on: February 27, 2019, 09:24:03 PM »
Which film is the spacey-est?
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Re: Historic Space Travel Films
« Reply #1 on: February 27, 2019, 09:36:36 PM »
Spacecamp, obviously.  ;D

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Re: Historic Space Travel Films
« Reply #2 on: February 27, 2019, 10:01:17 PM »
I'm torn between The Right Stuff and For All Mankind.  Both are very different, but both equally good.  For All Mankind for now.
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Re: Historic Space Travel Films
« Reply #3 on: February 27, 2019, 11:05:26 PM »
I'm not a fan of space films, but The Right Stuff is Essential. Apollo 13 would be a 2nd choice, but practically everyone likes that film more than I do.
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Re: Historic Space Travel Films
« Reply #4 on: February 27, 2019, 11:09:50 PM »
For All Mankind
The Right Stuff
Apollo 13


I also remember the miniseries From the Earth to the Moon being quite good.
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Re: Historic Space Travel Films
« Reply #5 on: February 28, 2019, 12:53:58 AM »
Should Hidden Figures be in there ? Or is it not focused enough on the actual "being in space" part ?
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Re: Historic Space Travel Films
« Reply #6 on: February 28, 2019, 04:31:36 AM »
I have only seen Apollo 13 and The Right Stuff and I cannot remember enough about The Right Stuff. Vote goes to Apollo 13.

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Re: Historic Space Travel Films
« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2019, 09:17:00 AM »
I agree that Hidden Figures should be in there.   I considered From the Earth to the Moon, but decided against it because it wasn't a feature film.  But if you'd like it included, I'd be happy to put it in there.
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Re: Historic Space Travel Films
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2019, 09:20:43 AM »
I considered From the Earth to the Moon, but decided against it because it wasn't a feature film.  But if you'd like it included, I'd be happy to put it in there.

Nah, it's been far too long for me to decide where it ranks.
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Re: Historic Space Travel Films
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2019, 09:53:46 PM »
Apollo 13 is done pretty darn well. I've found all the documentaries kind of disappointing. The Right Stuff didn't do it for me. None of the others I've seen stand out either. So Apollo 13 wins by being the only one I've seen that's even good.