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Race to Space (2001)

PG | | Drama, Family | 15 March 2002 (USA)
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In the 1960s a young woman works at NASA as an animal trainer responsible for the chimpanzee who will go into space.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Wilhelm von Huber
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Dr. Donni McGuinness
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Wilhelm 'Billy' von Huber
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Rudolph
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Dieter
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Roger Thornhill
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Ralph Stanton
Michael Tylo ...
Guidance Technician
Scott Thompson Baker ...
Telemetry Technician
Michael Jeffrey Woods ...
Dexterity Technician
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Ed the Bully (as T.J. Beacom)
James Benson ...
Gertz
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Fielding
Marc Kittay ...
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In the 1960s a young woman works at NASA as an animal trainer responsible for the chimpanzee who will go into space.

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Together they surprised America and made history.

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Drama | Family

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Rated PG for some language and peril | See all certifications »
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15 March 2002 (USA)  »

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Avventura nello spazio  »

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$4,750,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Parts of the movie were filmed at Cocoa Beach Jr Sr Hight School in Cocoa Beach Florida. See more »

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The saboteurs are parked outside Billy's house and follow him when takes off on his bike with a 1962 Chevy Impala. The scene is set in January, 1961. See more »

Connections

References The Hunt for Red October (1990) See more »

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Perfect Family Fare!
4 December 2002 | by See all my reviews

Incredible action. Heartwarming story. All set against the backdrop of the most exciting race in history--the race to the moon.

My kids stood up and cheered at the end of this terrific movie.

James Woods, Anabeth Gish, William Devane, William Atherton--what a great cast! And that little muppet Alex Linz--he totally put it over.

I could see this movie over and over (kid at heart.)


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