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Approaching the Unknown (2016)

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A U.S. astronaut prepares for a mission to Mars.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mark Strong ... William D. Stanaforth
Luke Wilson ... Louis 'Skinny' Skinner (CapCom)
Sanaa Lathan ... Emily Maddox
Anders Danielsen Lie ... Greenstreet
Charles Baker ... Worsely
Steven Brower Steven Brower ... Featured in Civilian Astronaut Footage
Stephanie Gould Stephanie Gould ... Featured in Civilian Astronaut Footage
Franziska Lamprecht Franziska Lamprecht ... Featured in Civilian Astronaut Footage
Amanda Larson Amanda Larson ... Featured in Civilian Astronaut Footage
Whit K. Lee Whit K. Lee ... Featured in Civilian Astronaut Footage (as Whitney Lee)
St. John McKay St. John McKay ... Featured in Civilian Astronaut Footage
James O'Connell James O'Connell ... Featured in Civilian Astronaut Footage
Michael O'Connell Michael O'Connell ... Featured in Civilian Astronaut Footage
Clare O'Connell Clare O'Connell ... Featured in Civilian Astronaut Footage
Neel Patel Neel Patel ... Featured in Civilian Astronaut Footage
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Captain William Stanaforth is on a one-way solo mission to take the first steps in colonizing Mars. Like all pioneers throughout history, Stanaforth will face insurmountable odds and life and death decisions as he rockets bravely through space.

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 June 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

A Caminho do Desconhecido See more »

Filming Locations:

Hudson Valley, New York, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,476, 5 June 2016

Gross USA:

$10,232

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$10,232
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1.78 : 1
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Trivia

While shooting within the primary vessel, Mark Strong (through direct account, as well as confirmed by the sound department) was singularly the conduit for Microwave Auditory Effect, an occurrence which was only first documented among stray personnel working within the vicinity of transponders during World War II. See more »

Goofs

In a voice-over in the trailer, Stanaforth reports; "The ship is going 160,000 miles per hour, but I can't tell I'm moving." Yet he is shown in a module which is rotating to produce simulated gravity and looking out of a window at the Earth spinning round. Not only could he see this, but over a few hours at most he'd be able to see the Earth appearing smaller. See more »

Quotes

William D. Stanaforth: Nothing has ever lived here. Nothing has ever died here. Maybe I'll live forever.
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90 Minutes
5 June 2016 | by mrodieckSee all my reviews

This is 90 minutes of my life I will never get back. Premise is terrible. Characters have nothing to like. Why was there only one astronaut in each space craft? Why was there a space station three weeks from earth? Why would you stop a spaceship three weeks from earth to resupply when it has built up momentum to get to Mars? Where were the science advisors for this pathetic attempt at science fiction? Cinematography is worthless. And it only got worse as it went on. Someone, please, send me to Mars by myself so I never have to endure another movie like this. Please warn me if this writer, director, or studio executive is ever allowed to make another movie. I wish there was an alien to eat my brain after watching this.


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