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The Right Stuff

(Blu-ray Disc - 2013 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Right Stuff


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The story of the Air Force test flights by Chuck Yeager that would lead to Project Mercury, which pioneered America's launch into the space race-- and of the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space: Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton.
Title: The right stuff
[videorecording (Blu-ray)]
Publisher: Burbank, CA :, Distributed by Warner Home Video,, c2013.
Edition: 30th anniversary ed.
Characteristics: 1 Blu-ray disc (193 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in +,1 DVD (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 book (40 p. : ill.)
Notes: Accompanying material may vary.
Special features include: The journey and the mission audio commentary with selected scenes (the cast and the filmmakers); Realizing The right stuff; T-20 years and counting; The real men with the right stuff; additional scenes; interactive timeline to space; John Glenn: American hero; theatrical trailer; 40-page book including photos, production notes and more.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1983.
Based on the book by Tom Wolfe.
Title from title frames; credits from end credits.
Summary: The story of the Air Force test flights by Chuck Yeager that would lead to Project Mercury, which pioneered America's launch into the space race-- and of the seven men chosen to launch the U.S. into space: Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton.
Audience: MPAA rating PG.
Awards & Distinctions: Academy Awards, 1984: Best Music, Original Score (Bill Conti); Best Effects, Sound Effects Editing (Jay Boekelheide); Best Film Editing (Glenn Farr, Lisa Fruchtman, Stephen A. Rotter, Douglas Stewart, Tom Rolf); Best Sound (Mark Berger, Thomas Scott, Randy Thom, David MacMillan)
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Report This Dec 09, 2012
  • Lizard42 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Good enough history and people, but quite slow, surprisingly, given the subject matter.

Report This Oct 09, 2011
  • stse88 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Great movie.

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