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Release Date:
20 July 2009 (USA) See more »
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Plot:
The story leading up to the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 moon landing launch. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
Awards:
Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 1 nomination See more »
User Reviews:
Too many faults and boring See more (3 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Daniel Lapaine ... Neil Armstrong

James Marsters ... Buzz Aldrin

Andrew Lincoln ... Michael Collins

Nigel Whitmey ... Deke Slayton

William Hope ... Psychologist

Anna Maxwell Martin ... Janet Armstrong

Trevor White ... Alan Shepard

Kosha Engler ... Pat Collins
Richard Gibbons ... Technician #1
Gene Emmer ... Technician #2

Michael J. Reynolds ... Gene Aldrin
Egle Dudenas ... Marion Aldrin
Kelli Kerslake ... Joan Aldrin
Callum Marullo ... Rick Armstrong
Ana Goldberg ... Female Neighbour
Gabija Jaraminaite ... Pat White (as Gabija Ryskuviene)

Ian Porter ... Bill Anders

Jennifer Woodward ... Faye Stafford

Martin McDougall ... Frank Borman
Heidi Gibbons ... Susan Borman

Richard Dillane ... Tom Stafford
Elze Gudaviciute ... Valerie Anders (as Else Gudaviciute)
Ursula Burton ... Marilyn Lovell

Nathan Nolan ... Reporter #1
Thomas Wilbur ... Reporter
Rosalynd Litchfield ... Reporter
Aras Zirgulis ... Reporter

Colin Stinton ... Chris Kraft
Patrick Poletti ... Bob Gilruth
Eben Young ... Mission Control Reader
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Buzz Aldrin ... Himself (uncredited)

Neil Armstrong ... Himself (voice) (archive sound) (uncredited)
Michael Collins ... Himself (voice) (archive sound) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Richard Dale 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Tony Basgallop 

Produced by
Audrey Cooke .... development producer
Richard Dale .... executive producer
Tim Goodchild .... producer
Daniel Hall .... development producer
Juliette Howell .... executive producer
Dan Parry .... assistant producer
Emma Pike .... line producer
Michael Robins .... producer
 
Original Music by
Richard Blair-Oliphant 
 
Cinematography by
Paul Francis Jenkins  (as Paul Jenkins)
 
Film Editing by
Peter Parnham 
 
Casting by
Julie Harkin 
Suzanne Smith 
 
Production Design by
Tim Goodchild 
 
Makeup Department
Egle Mikalauskaite .... key makeup artist
 
Production Management
Vladas Lyndo .... unit manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Tatjana Jakovleva .... first assistant director
Julija Mickenaite .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Renuaras Krivelis .... construction manager
Anastasija Zilionyte .... art department runner
 
Sound Department
Julie Ankerson .... foley artist
Nick Baldock .... adr recordist
Peter Baldock .... supervising sound editor
Ben Carr .... foley recordist
Ben Carr .... sound mixing assistant
Michael Feinberg .... dialogue editor
Adele Fletcher .... foley editor
Simon Gershon .... effects editor
Thom Paisley .... sound re-recording mixer (as Thomas Paisley)
Shaula Walker .... sound editor (as Shaula Lumley)
Tim White .... production sound mixer
Tom Williams .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Julius Baratinskis .... special effects technician
 
Visual Effects by
Joseph Dymond .... digital compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Sukh Gill .... visual effects coordinator: Rushes Postproduction
Louise Hussey .... visual effects producer: Rushes Postproduction
Hayden Jones .... visual effects supervisor: Rushes Postproduction
Anthony Laranjo .... digital compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Matthew Lawrence .... digital compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Alex Llewellyn .... digital compositor: Rushes Postproduction
Jonathan Privett .... visual effects supervisor: Rushes Postproduction
Mike Tucker .... model workshop supervisor
Mark Williams Ardington .... previsualization artist (as Mark Williams)
Alan Williamson .... visual effects artist: Rushes Postproduction
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Algis Babravicius .... still photographer
Linas Dikcius .... additional focus puller
Zdislav Jagelo .... electrician
David McDowall .... focus puller
Audrius Zelenius .... assistant camera
Julius Siciunas .... camera trainee (uncredited)
 
Casting Department
Brendan Donnison .... adr voice casting
Kevin Riddle .... casting assistant
Dalia Survilaite .... casting
 
Editorial Department
Trevor Brown .... colorist
Richard Lloyd .... post production supervisor
 
Music Department
Andrew Fisher .... conductor
Andrew Fisher .... orchestrator
Richard Todman .... music editor
 
Transportation Department
Michail Purenok .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Kevin Badgery .... production accountant supervisor: Lithuania
Joanne Crowther .... production coordinator
Charlotte Farrar .... production accountant
Jovita Groblyte .... script supervisor
Vladas Lyndo .... location manager
Monika Sakalauskaite .... set production assistant
Gabija Soltonaite .... assistant production coordinator
 

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90 min
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Trivia:
When this movie was first aired on the History Channel (US), the moment when the character of Neil Armstrong puts his foot on the moon was timed to within a minute of the 40th anniversary of Armstrong actually stepping on the moon.See more »
Goofs:
Revealing mistakes: In a scene in the command module, as Aldrin retrieves a pen in free-fall (which is later used to make a broken switch operable), Kubrick's trick from '2001: A Space Odyssey' is employed: the 'weightless' pen is adhered to a sheet of glass to make it appear as though it is floating. As the pen is retrieved, a smudge of glue is visible on the glass.See more »

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0 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Too many faults and boring, 21 July 2013
Author: david-byrne from Australia

This film was OK, but it was destroyed with mistakes like a whooshing sound in once scene as command module and lunar module went past near the moon. It might appeal to those who know nothing about science, but to the majority of educated viewers, it is an insult to their intelligence. The final straw was when about half way thought the film, green 7-segment LED digital displays were in view. They were not even invented in 1969 and thus were not used in Apollo 11. I had to switch it off at that point - I had enough. The acting was reasonable, but on the whole I found this film boring. At least in The Dish movie (which was quite fictional), they used authentic equipment used in 1969. Producers should do their homework before embarking on a topic they know little of nothing about.

For the purists out there, don't bother with this film. Nothing beats the telecasts during moon landing in July 1969.

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