Create Game Lists on MeltedJoystick.com
FilmCrave home
   Movies  Members
Search +
Searching... Close  
Are you sure you want to delete this comment?
  
 
  Login Using Facebook
Twitter
 
 
 

Apollo 18 (2011) Movie Information

Your Rating:
   
DVD  Blu-ray
view all merchandise
        Play Trailer    Write Review +  Request correction + Add to List: Add to movie list 

Overall Rank:

15974

Avg. Rating:

1.98/4

# of Ratings:

42

Genres:

Sci-Fi, Horror

Rating:

PG-13

Language:

English

Theater Date:

09/02/2011

DVD Release:

12/27/2011

Director:

Gonzalo López-Gallego

Actors:

Warren Christie
Lloyd Owen



 

 

 

 

Like Movie:

Plot Outline:

The real mission to space in the 1970s that NASA suddenly canceled - haven't you ever wondered why we've never gone back to the moon? -- Chris Kavan

Related Movie Lists

Alien Films by OracleElizabeth Movies I want to see by E.H.
movies of 2011 by skater4159 Movies I've Seen by Wajiha
My Wish List by Jonah Debbie Top Movie List by Robyn
Top Movie List by ravigun 2011 Rated & Ranked by Chris Kavan
Best of 2011 by Nick Top Movie List by Raphaël

Quick Movie Reviews

Matthew 02/10/2014 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
1/4 

The real mission to space in the 1970s that NASA suddenly canceled - haven't you ever wondered why we've never gone back to the moon. this movie is so fake and laughable bad.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Old Winter 11/15/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2.5/4 

I enjoyed this movie. It had a sense of isolation and the Russian landing craft was most certainly not something you would want to spend five minutes in. Others have compared it to Blair Witch / Cloverfield and I guess it does owe a gratitude of thanks to these movies but it is a much more polished version of the puke-inducing camera work and hysterical screaming of those offerings. Take it for what it is a movie, not a documentary on the end of the moon missions.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

Chris Kavan 07/05/2012 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
1.5/4 

It's a bad sign when the idea behind the movie is the best part of the entire thing. It's an interesting notion why we never returned to the moon. Apollo 18 attempts to explains it and utterly fails, it's kind of ridiculous and is one of the worst found footage examples out there. Make up your own reason - it's bound to be better than this movie.

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 

dukeakasmudge 12/29/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
2/4 

Even though it's not a movie I'd watch more then once, It was a decent & kept me in suspense up until the very end.The trailer was the thing that got me interested so I thought Apollo 18 was more of a horror movie.I felt like Apollo 18 was a sort of Paranormal Activity type movie where you couldn't see anything but you knew something was out there.It's good for a watch but I don't think anybody will be watching it more then once

Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 

Full Movie Reviews

  MovieMike
MovieMike
Director
 

12/22/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Shakey Mystery

‘Apollo 18’ probably would have been a great move, had it not been preceded by the likes of ‘The Blair Witch Project’ or ‘Cloverfield’. Yeah, unfortunately it’s one of those films that look like some of your parents’ old home movies. While the novelty of the first- person cinema vérité style of filming has worn off a bit, it truly serves ‘Apollo 18’ well. I’ve heard from more than a few filmgoers that say they simply can’t stand all that jerky hand-held camera video, so this type of movie is probably a non-starter for those folks. Which is too bad, because in this case, the format fits the concept behind the film very well and it truly does have an early 70’s period look and feel.

The film is presented in the guise of secretly obtained video ‘evidence’ of a covert space mission. The pr...

Rating of
2/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
  trophywife
trophywife
Director
 

09/19/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Such potential....

Well, here’s some good news for what I would imagine is a small demographic of people: If you’ve been thinking to yourself “You know, they just don’t make enough ‘conspiracy theory/Blair Witch Project/aliens that look like rocks and want to kill us’ movies that are set in SPACE!”---get ready to rejoice. Hollywood has managed to dredge up this piece of work for you.

The Good: Allow me to get right to the point here, because I don’t believe in putting a skirt on a skunk —the only good part of this movie is that it had POTENTIAL to be good.
The underlying premise of this film is that the Apollo 18 mission to the moon that was officially cancelled, was, in fact, actually launched secretly in December 1974, and never returned. It sounds promising, but the entire movie is one tedious...

Rating of
1/4 

read more +
 
Write comment +View all reviews + Was this review helpful? Yes   No
 
 
 
Log In
 Login with Facebook
For members wanting to use FB to login, click here
remember me  
 
 
What Members Are Doing
Comments about...
Ted
New Movie Reviews
New Movie Lists
Best Movies of all Time by David
movies of 2014 by skater4159
Top Movie List by Cavernstones
Best Movies Ever List. My Personal Favorites by Okamiyaksha
Top Sci-Fi Movies by Lauren
Top Movie List by Michelle
Top Movie List by mdtinney
Top Movie List by Matt

 

 

 

Contact FilmCrave Public Relations FilmCrave Friends    

Advertise and Business

Developer API

Contact Us

Jobs

About us

SiteMap

 

Support FilmCrave

FAQ and Help

News and Press

Terms of Use

Privacy

MeltedJoystick.com

Hitfix.com

GQTI.com

Hangar1.com

TrailerAddict.com

OVGuide.com

Digitaldreamdoor.com