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1. Contact (1997)

PG | 150 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.4
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62 Metascore

Dr. Ellie Arroway, after years of searching, finds conclusive radio proof of intelligent aliens, who send plans for a mysterious machine.

Writers: Carl Sagan, Ann Druyan, James V. Hart, Michael Goldenberg | Director: Robert Zemeckis | Stars: Jodie Foster, Matthew McConaughey, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt

Votes: 178,995

2. Deep Impact (1998)

PG-13 | 120 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.1
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40 Metascore

Unless a comet can be destroyed before colliding with Earth, only those allowed into shelters will survive. Which people will survive?

Writers: Bruce Joel Rubin, Michael Tolkin | Director: Mimi Leder | Stars: Robert Duvall, Téa Leoni, Elijah Wood, Morgan Freeman

Votes: 125,770

3. Melancholia (2011)

R | 130 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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80 Metascore

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

Writer: Lars von Trier | Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Alexander Skarsgård

Votes: 113,071

4. Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey (2014 TV Mini-Series)

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

9.4
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A documentary series that explores how we discovered the laws of nature and found our coordinates in space and time.

Stars: Neil deGrasse Tyson, Carl Sagan, Stoney Emshwiller, Piotr Michael

Votes: 34,086

5. K-PAX (2001)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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49 Metascore

Prot is a patient at a mental hospital who claims to be from a far away Planet. His psychiatrist tries to help him, only to begin to doubt his own explanations.

Writers: Gene Brewer, Charles Leavitt | Director: Iain Softley | Stars: Kevin Spacey, Jeff Bridges, Mary McCormack, Alfre Woodard

Votes: 133,793

6. Agora (2009)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.2
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55 Metascore

A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.

Writers: Alejandro Amenábar, Mateo Gil | Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Max Minghella, Oscar Isaac, Ashraf Barhom

Votes: 46,887

7. Roxanne (1987)

PG | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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Based on the play "Cyrano de Bergerac", large nosed C.D. Bales falls for the beautiful Roxanne while she falls for his personality but another man's looks.

Writers: Edmond Rostand, Steve Martin | Director: Fred Schepisi | Stars: Steve Martin, Daryl Hannah, Rick Rossovich, Shelley Duvall

Votes: 29,201

8. Adam (I) (2009)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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56 Metascore

Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.

Writer: Max Mayer | Director: Max Mayer | Stars: Hugh Dancy, Rose Byrne, Peter Gallagher, Amy Irving

Votes: 26,899

9. The Arrival (1996)

PG-13 | 115 min | Action, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.3
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Zane, an astronomer, discovers intelligent alien life. But the aliens are keeping a deadly secret, and will do anything to stop Zane from learning it.

Writer: David Twohy | Director: David Twohy | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff, Shane

Votes: 23,500

10. Brightest Star (2013)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.2
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32 Metascore

After the heartbreaking end of his first love, a recent college graduate sets out to win back the girl of his dreams only to discover a greater journey awaits him.

Writers: Maggie Kiley, Matthew Mullen | Director: Maggie Kiley | Stars: Chris Lowell, Rose McIver, Jessica Szohr, Alex Kaluzhsky

Votes: 719

11. Through the Wormhole (2010– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Family, Mystery

8.9
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Hosted by Morgan Freeman, Through the Wormhole will explore the deepest mysteries of existence - the questions that have puzzled mankind for eternity. What are we made of? What was there ... See full summary »

Stars: Morgan Freeman, Sean Carroll, Michio Kaku, Carlos Frenk

Votes: 7,269

12. Wish Upon a Star (1996 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.9
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A younger sister wishes to switch places with her popular older sister and the two bickering siblings awaken to find the wish has come true.

Writer: Jessica Barondes | Director: Blair Treu | Stars: Katherine Heigl, Danielle Harris, Donnie Jeffcoat, Scott Wilkinson

Votes: 5,152

13. The Killers (1946)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

7.9
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Hit men kill an unresisting victim, and investigator Reardon uncovers his past involvement with beautiful, deadly Kitty Collins.

Writers: Anthony Veiller, Ernest Hemingway | Director: Robert Siodmak | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Ava Gardner, Edmond O'Brien, Albert Dekker

Votes: 11,716

14. Addicted to Love (1997)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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49 Metascore

Maggie's and Sam's former partners are in love; she wants revenge and he wants his lost love back, so they work together to break up the happy couple.

Writer: Robert Gordon | Director: Griffin Dunne | Stars: Meg Ryan, Matthew Broderick, Kelly Preston, Tchéky Karyo

Votes: 18,682

15. Cosmos (1980 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary

9.3
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Astronomer Carl Sagan leads us on an engaging guided tour of the various elements and cosmological theories of the universe.

Stars: Carl Sagan, Jaromír Hanzlík, Jonathan Fahn, Alan Belod

Votes: 15,587

16. A Brief History of Time (1991)

G | 80 min | Documentary, Biography

7.5
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78 Metascore

A film about the life and work of the cosmologist, Stephen Hawking, who despite his near total paralysis, is one of the great minds of all time.

Writer: Stephen Hawking | Director: Errol Morris | Stars: Stephen Hawking, Isobel Hawking, Janet Humphrey, Mary Hawking

Votes: 3,357

17. Mammoth (2009)

125 min | Drama

6.9
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51 Metascore

While on a trip to Thailand, a successful American businessman tries to radically change his life. Back in New York, his wife and daughter find their relationship with their live-in Filipino maid changing around them. At the same time, in the Philippines, the maid's family struggles to deal with her absence.

Writer: Lukas Moodysson | Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Michelle Williams, Marife Necesito, Sophie Nyweide

Votes: 7,911

18. When Worlds Collide (1951)

Approved | 83 min | Family, Sci-Fi

6.8
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As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home.

Writers: Sydney Boehm, Edwin Balmer, Philip Wylie | Director: Rudolph Maté | Stars: Richard Derr, Barbara Rush, Peter Hansen, John Hoyt

Votes: 4,686

19. Dark Matter (I) (2007)

R | 88 min | Drama

6.2
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49 Metascore

Based on actual events, a Chinese university student responds violently when his chances for a Nobel Prize are dashed by school politics.

Writers: Billy Shebar, Shi-Zheng Chen | Director: Shi-Zheng Chen | Stars: Meryl Streep, Ye Liu, Peng Chi, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 2,626

20. The Universe (2007– )

45 min | Documentary, History

8.9
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This educational show explores many scientific questions and topics about the universe (Big Bang, the Sun, the planets, black holes, other galaxies, astrobiology etc.) through latest CGI, data and interviews with scientists.

Stars: Erik Thompson, Clifford Johnson, Alex Filippenko, Laura Danly

Votes: 3,615

21. Fraternity Vacation (1985)

R | 94 min | Comedy

4.8
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A nerd gains the friendship of two of his frat brothers when his dad offers them his condo for the week in Palm Springs, and also offers the fraternity a hot tub and jacuzzi if they can ... See full summary »

Writer: Lindsay Harrison | Director: James Frawley | Stars: Stephen Geoffreys, Sheree J. Wilson, Cameron Dye, Leigh McCloskey

Votes: 1,547

22. Foxfire (2012)

143 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Set in the 1950s, a a group of young girls in upstate New York form their own gang.

Writers: Robin Campillo, Laurent Cantet, Joyce Carol Oates | Director: Laurent Cantet | Stars: Ali Liebert, Michelle Nolden, Tamara Hope, Ian Matthews

Votes: 1,235

23. Fellini Satyricon (1969)

R | 128 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.9
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A series of disjointed mythical tales set in first century Rome.

Writers: Petronius, Federico Fellini, Bernardino Zapponi, Brunello Rondi | Director: Federico Fellini | Stars: Martin Potter, Hiram Keller, Max Born, Salvo Randone

Votes: 10,770

24. Donovan's Echo (2011)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.2
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A series of uncanny déjà vu events force a man to re-examine his tragic past, memory, instinct, and future.

Writers: Jim Cliffe, Melodie Krieger | Director: Jim Cliffe | Stars: Danny Glover, Kyarra Willis, Karen Holness, Bruce Greenwood

Votes: 1,101

25. Cube (2014)

18 min | Documentary, Short, History

8.7
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The past, present and future of the CubeSat microsatellite technology is explored, with a particular emphasis upon the efforts of venturing beyond our own world by the Center for Advanced Energy Studies by Idaho National Laboratory.

Writers: Samuel Horton, Matthew Ziegler | Director: Matthew Ziegler | Stars: Darrell Kilgore, Jordi Puig-Suari, Steve Howe, Nathan Jerred

Votes: 13

26. Asteroid (1997 TV Movie)

122 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.7
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With the discovery of an incoming asteroid, the government of America formulate a plan to destroy it. When the plan fails, all the world can do is wait. The main impact zone is revealed to ... See full summary »

Writers: Robbyn Burger, Scott Sturgeon | Director: Bradford May | Stars: Michael Biehn, Annabella Sciorra, Zachary Charles, Don Franklin

Votes: 1,642

27. The Man from Planet X (1951)

Approved | 70 min | Horror, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.8
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As a mysterious planet hurls itself toward earth, an enigmatic extraterrestrial scout arrives on a remote Scottish island with unknown intentions.

Writers: Aubrey Wisberg, Jack Pollexfen | Director: Edgar G. Ulmer | Stars: Robert Clarke, Margaret Field, Raymond Bond, William Schallert

Votes: 1,512

28. Stephen Hawking's Universe (2010– )

Documentary

8.7
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In this comprehensive cosmology series Stephen Hawking looks at the entire universe, from the Big Bang to the end of time.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Stephen Hawking, Melissa Ricci, Christopher Goh

Votes: 3,421

29. Wonders of the Universe (2011 TV Mini-Series)

Documentary

8.9
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Professor Brian Cox visits some of the most dramatic parts of the globe to explain the fundamental principles that govern the laws of nature - light, gravity, energy, matter and time. With ... See full summary »

Stars: Brian Cox, Steven Mackintosh

Votes: 2,302

30. A Touch of Spice (2003)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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48 Metascore

"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »

Writer: Tassos Boulmetis | Director: Tassos Boulmetis | Stars: Georges Corraface, Ieroklis Michaelidis, Renia Louizidou, Tamer Karadagli

Votes: 8,174

31. Nightfall (2000 Video)

82 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.0
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When a distant planet's six suns slowly disappear, the population is overwhelmed with fear and superstition.

Writers: Isaac Asimov, John William Corrington, Michael B. Druxman, Gwyneth Gibby | Director: Gwyneth Gibby | Stars: Jennifer Burns, Winsome Brown, Joseph Hodge, David Carradine

Votes: 374

32. Frankie Starlight (1995)

R | 101 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.7
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This is a story of a man (Walker), suffering from dwarfism, who writes an autobiographical account of his life. In flashbacks, we see how he was conceived to a woman (Parillaud) at the end ... See full summary »

Writers: Ronan O'Leary, Chet Raymo | Director: Michael Lindsay-Hogg | Stars: Matt Dillon, Anne Parillaud, Gabriel Byrne, Corban Walker

Votes: 743

33. Nightfall (1988)

PG-13 | 83 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi

2.5
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Far across the cosmos from our world lies a planet bathed in perpetual daylight. Soon nightfall will come and bring with it tremendous destruction. Science struggles against superstition in... See full summary »

Writers: Isaac Asimov, Paul Mayersberg | Director: Paul Mayersberg | Stars: David Birney, Sarah Douglas, Alexis Kanner, Andra Millian

Votes: 447

34. Abandoned (2001)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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Áron is a happy child in his family. But at some point things take a different turn, and his mother starts to lose her health rapidly. As this happens, the man in charge decides what's best... See full summary »

Writer: Árpád Sopsits | Director: Árpád Sopsits | Stars: Tamás Mészáros, Szabolcs Csizmadia, Attila Zsilák, Péter Müller

Votes: 423

35. Warning from Space (1956)

Unrated | 87 min | Sci-Fi

4.5
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UFO's are seen around Tokyo. Because they look like giant starfish the aliens cannot approach us without creating panic. Hence one of them sacrifices itself and takes the form of a popular ... See full summary »

Writers: Jay Cipes, Gentaro Nakajima, Hideo Oguni, Edward Palmer | Director: Koji Shima | Stars: Keizô Kawasaki, Toyomi Karita, Bin Yagisawa, Shôzô Nanbu

Votes: 531

36. Pavilion of Women (2001)

R | 116 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.9
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26 Metascore

With World War 2 looming, a prominent family in China must confront the contrasting ideas of traditionalism, communism and Western thinking, while dealing with the most important ideal of all: love and its meaning in society.

Writers: Pearl S. Buck, Luo Yan, Paul Collins | Director: Ho Yim | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Luo Yan, Sau Sek, John Cho

Votes: 870

37. Wonders of the Solar System (2010 TV Mini-Series)

60 min | Documentary

8.9
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In this spellbinding series Professor Brian Cox visits the most extreme locations on Earth to explain how the laws of physics carved natural wonders across the solar system.

Stars: Brian Cox, Don Giuliano, Alan Hildebrand, Richard Hoover

Votes: 3,033

38. The City Dark (2011)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, News

7.0
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THE CITY DARK is a feature documentary about the loss of night. After moving to NYC from rural Maine, filmmaker Ian Cheney asks a simple question - do we need the stars? - taking him from ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Cheney

Votes: 233

39. Tesna koza (1982)

92 min | Comedy

8.2
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In this light, fluffy comedy, a low-level clerk cannot make ends meet because his brood is in no way economically cooperative: his daughter is a lawyer looking for work, unsuccessfully; his... See full summary »

Writers: Ljiljana Pavic, Sinisa Pavic | Director: Mica Milosevic | Stars: Nikola Simic, Milan Gutovic, Rahela Ferari, Ruzica Sokic

Votes: 1,788

40. Post Impact (2004)

R | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

3.0
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After a meteor strike starts a new ice age, a group of survivors tries to find a device that could give mankind new hope

Writers: Torsten Dewi, Christoph Schrewe | Director: Christoph Schrewe | Stars: Dean Cain, Bettina Zimmermann, Joanna Taylor, Nigel Bennett

Votes: 1,636

41. The Keeper: The Legend of Omar Khayyam (2005)

PG | 95 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

6.9
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43 Metascore

Kamran is a 12 year old boy in the present day who discovers that his ancestor is the 11th Century Mathematician, Astronomer, Poet of Persia, Omar Khayyam. The story has been passed down in... See full summary »

Writers: Belle Avery, Kayvan Mashayekh | Director: Kayvan Mashayekh | Stars: Adam Echahly, Bruno Lastra, Moritz Bleibtreu, Rade Serbedzija

Votes: 532

42. The Invisible Ray (1936)

Approved | 80 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A scientist becomes murderous after discovering, and being exposed to the radiation of, a powerful new element called Radium X.

Writers: John Colton, Howard Higgin, Douglas Hodges | Director: Lambert Hillyer | Stars: Boris Karloff, Bela Lugosi, Frances Drake, Frank Lawton

Votes: 1,317

43. Quatermass II (1955 TV Mini-Series)

30 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Horror

7.3
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Several years after the previous serial took place, Professor Quatermass is trying to perfect a dangerously unstable nuclear-powered rocket engine. After a disastrous test firing in ... See full summary »

Stars: John Robinson, Monica Grey, Hugh Griffith, John Stone

Votes: 174

44. Nostalgia for the Light (2010)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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85 Metascore

In Chile's Atacama Desert, astronomers peer deep into the cosmos in search for answers concerning the origins of life. Nearby, a group of women sift through the sand searching for body ... See full summary »

Writer: Patricio Guzmán | Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Gaspar Galaz, Lautaro Núñez, Luís Henríquez, Miguel Lawner

Votes: 2,445

45. Journey to the Edge of the Universe (2008 TV Movie)

91 min | Documentary

8.6
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A journey through space and time.

Writers: Nigel Henbest, Billie Pink | Director: Yavar Abbas | Stars: Alec Baldwin, Sean Pertwee

Votes: 2,095

46. Hubble's Cosmic Journey (2015 TV Movie)

Documentary

9.0
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Since its launch in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has captured thousands of stunning images of space, revolutionized our understanding of the universe and become a global icon. To mark ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Riley | Stars: Charles F. Bolden Jr., Stephen Hawking, Barbara Mikulski, Charles Pellerin

Votes: 6

47. Supernova (2005–2006)

29 min | Comedy

7.3
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British astronomer Paul Hamilton leaves London for a new life in a remote Australian settlement.

Stars: Rob Brydon, Hollie Andrew, Tim Draxl, Damion Hunter

Votes: 189

48. The Lady in Question (1940)

Approved | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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A juror in a murder trial takes pity on the recently acquitted dependent and invites her to move into his family's home and his son soon falls in love with her.

Writers: Lewis Meltzer, Marcel Achard | Director: Charles Vidor | Stars: Brian Aherne, Rita Hayworth, Glenn Ford, Irene Rich

Votes: 354

49. 10 Rules (2014)

100 min | Comedy, Romance

5.7
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The hero of the new film comedy Marek is a typical example of a young Mimone, living in his own universe. It's smart and kind astrophysics student, whose greatest love is not only stars, ... See full summary »

Writers: Cristiano Bortone, Fausto Brizzi, Karel Janák | Director: Karel Janák | Stars: Kristína Svarinská, Jan Dolanský, Daniel Rchichev, Miroslav Donutil

Votes: 112

50. Moon Shot (1994 TV Movie)

188 min | Documentary

8.8
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Writers: Jay Barbree, Howard Benedict, Rushmore DeNooyer, Sarah Kerruish, Alan Shepard, Deke Slayton, Dana Rae Warren | Director: Kirk Wolfinger | Stars: Barry Corbin, Buzz Aldrin, Jay Barbree, Sam Beddingfield

Votes: 164