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Apollo 13

Call Number



Collector's edition.


In English, French or Spanish, with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.


Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Emily Ann Lloyd, Miko Hughes, Tracy Reiner, David Andrews, Joe Spano, Xander Berkeley, Marc McClure, Clint Howard, Loren Dean, Christian Clemenson, Brett Cullen.

Publication Information

Universal City, CA : Universal Home Video, [1998]

Physical Description

1 videodisc (140 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.


MPAA rating: PG; language and emotional intensity.


It had been less than a year since the first man walked on the moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another "routine" space flight. That is until the words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." Stranded in a crippled spacecraft 205,000 miles from Earth, astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert fight a desperate battle to survive. Meanwhile, at Mission Control, astronaut Ken Mattingly, flight director Gene Kranz, and the efforts of a heroic ground crew race against time--and the odds--to bring the men home.


Based on the book "Lost moon" by Jim Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1995.

Bonus features: Lost moon: the triumph of Apollo 13 (the making of Apollo 13) ; feature commentary with director Ron Howard ; feature commentary with Jim and Marilyn Lovell ; production notes ; cast and filmmakers ; theatrical trailer.

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