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Apollo 11 (2019)

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A look at the Apollo 11 mission to land on the moon led by commander Neil Armstrong and pilots Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins.
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Neil Armstrong ... Self - Mission Commander (archive footage)
Michael Collins ... Self - Command Module Pilot (archive footage)
Buzz Aldrin ... Self - Lunar Module Pilot (archive footage) (as Edwin 'Buzz' Aldrin)
Deke Slayton ... Self - Director of Flight Crew Operations (archive footage)
Clifford E. Charlesworth Clifford E. Charlesworth ... Self - Flight Director Green Team (archive footage)
Bruce McCandless II ... Self - Capsule Commuicator (CAPCOM) Green Team (archive footage) (as Bruce McCandless)
H. David Reed H. David Reed ... Self - Flight Dynamics Officer (FIDO) Green Team (as Dave Reed)
Charles Duke ... Self - Capsule Communicator (CAPCOM) White Team (archive footage)
Gene Kranz Gene Kranz ... Self - Flight Director White Team (archive footage)
Bill Anders Bill Anders ... Self - Backup Command Module Pilot
Jim Lovell ... Self - Backup Commander (archive footage)
John F. Kennedy ... Self - President of the United States of America (archive footage)
Janet Armstrong ... Self (archive footage)
Patricia Mary Finnegan Patricia Mary Finnegan ... Self (archive footage)
Andy Aldrin Andy Aldrin ... Self (archive footage)
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Storyline

On its fiftieth anniversary, the events surrounding the actual Apollo 11 space mission are presented solely using archival footage and still photographs of or associated with the mission. The events span from the eleventh hour preparations for the launch to shortly after the safe touchdown of the capsule with its three astronauts back on Earth. The mission is historic as the first time humans had stepped on the surface of the Earth's moon. It arguably made household names of Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin as the first and second to walk on the moon, and slightly less so for the third astronaut, Michael Collins, who remained inside the capsule at the time. It was arguably the most dangerous space mission at the time in part to the astronauts leaving the safety of the capsule. Written by Huggo

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Witness the last time we were One. See more »


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »

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Trivia

On one occasion a journalist asked Neil Amstrong what he had to say to those who deny that he was there, and replied that he was not worried: "They will return there and find the remains." See more »

Goofs

When the returning Apollo 11 blasts away from moon orbit, there is a dual visual display showing elapsed rocket burn time and spacecraft speed. The speed rapidly increases to just over 5500 mph during the rocket burn, and then the rocket cuts off. But the speed continues to increase for a few more moments. In reality, the speed would have stopped increasing the instant the rocket cut off. This is not an error as the residual bleed of the engine slowly being shut off will result in a slight continuation of acceleration. See more »

Quotes

Neil Armstrong: One small step for man... one giant leap for mankind.
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Alternate Versions

In 2019, an edited version of the film, cut down to 45 minutes for exhibition in museum IMAX theaters, was released as Apollo 11: First Steps. See more »


Soundtracks

Mother Country
Written and Performed by John Stewart
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User Reviews

 
Truly Amazing film
1 March 2019 | by alanhstanleySee all my reviews

Should be mandatory watching for all the folks that have lost the feeling of global humanity. I remember it from 50 years ago and I feel proud of the world as it looked then and the can do attitudes. The grace and humility of Neil Armstrong and crew was amazing. I was excited at each event and the music was marvelous. You know they make it but the tension was intense. so much could have gone wrong. What was error 202 !!!


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Official Sites:

Museum | NASA | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 2019 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Apollo 11 See more »

Filming Locations:

Cape Canaveral, Florida, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,607,040, 3 March 2019

Gross USA:

$9,039,891

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$15,342,353
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Aspect Ratio:

2.20 : 1
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