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Max Q (1998)

TV Movie  -   -  Adventure | Sci-Fi  -  19 November 1998 (USA)
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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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Cast

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Clay Jarvis (as Bill Campbell)
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Rena Winter
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Scott Hines
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Jonah Randall
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Karen Daniels
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Don Mitchum
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Elliot Henschel
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Oz Gilbert (as Kevin Mcnulty)
Leslie Horan ...
Melissa Hines
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Bob Matthews
Greg Michaels ...
Rusty Porter
Peter Bryant ...
John Daniels
Tracy New ...
Pierson
BJ Harrison ...
Emily (as B.J. Harrison)
Neil Denis ...
Michael Daniels
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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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space shuttle | astronaut | space

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The Ultimate Test of Courage

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Adventure | Sci-Fi

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19 November 1998 (USA)  »

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Max Q: Emergency Landing  »

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Max Q is indeed the point of maximum dynamic pressure on a vehicle during launch. It's also the name of the rock band whose members are all astronauts. 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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Most people would laugh.. but I think this is the best Bruckheimer-flick ever
1 October 1999 | by See all my reviews

In a running time less than 1 1/2 h this TV-movie (!) packs the whole Apollo 13 concept and generates more suspense than Armageddon. It focuses on good, old MacGyver-style problem-solving and when it comes to an end it serves us a wildly over-the-top but fun emergency landing.

Only problem.... it has nothing to to with reality...but I don`t care. This one really surprised me. Best Bruckheimer for me. His big screen movies are mostly big misunderstandings of what entertainment should be.


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