Ed Harris (The Truman Show, The Hours) received an Academy Award® Best Supporting Actor nomination for his role as Gene Kranz, while Kathleen Quinlan received a Best Supporting Actress nomination for her role as Marilyn Lovell.
Astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise and Jack Swigert are stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft as they call “Houston, we have a problem”. The ground crew at Mission Control including astronaut Ken Mattingly and flight director Gene Kranz race against time and odds to bring them home.
It’s a breathtaking adventure that tells a story of courage, faith and ingenuity that is all the more remarkable because it is true.
This mesmerising film combines computer graphics, archive footage and seamless special effects to recreate the adrenalised odyssey of the astronauts who battled astronomical odds to make it back to Earth.
With 5.1DTS Sound and brand new packaging, this Special Edition DVD has an array of never-seen-before extras including documentaries, cast and crew feature commentaries and The Astronauts’ Story.