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Max Q (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  19 November 1998 (USA)
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Clay Jarvis (as Bill Campbell)
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A shuttle is launched into space to release a new satellite. When an explosion occurs the crew has to think of a way to get back to Earth without atmospheric pressure (max q) crushing the damaged shuttle.

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The Ultimate Test of Courage

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Max Q: Emergency Landing  »

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Not related to Michael Hutchence, this movie debuted 362 days before his death, his side project from INXS was MAX Q. See more »

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When viewing reentry from inside a space-shuttle, the color of the flame is usually blue or green, not orange. This is due to the specific type of shielding used on the outside of the shuttle. See more »

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Good Entertainment, that's ALL!
28 December 2004 | by (Pelham, Ga) – See all my reviews

Look, there are those who tell you "Don't watch this" or "It's the worst movie ever!" who in my opinion don't have a life! The bottom line is the movie is just plan good entertainment. Yes, the premise can be questioned at some points, but I have seen a lot worse than this one. As for TV movies, this is one of the better films I have enjoyed in a long time. I enjoyed the visuals, the acting was believable, and I was entertained. Some parts of the movie are far-fetched but that was most of fiction is. This is not based on a true story, and if Jerry B. had more time than 2 months to make it than it probably would have been better. Comparing it to Apollo 13 is not fair. This is fiction, Apollo 13 was based on actual events. I enjoyed this one more than Armageddon, which in my opinion was total crap!! If all you you do is pick it apart then you won't like it. This is worth seeing. I taped it off TV so I get to enjoy when I Like.


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