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The Right Stuff (1983) Movie Information

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Overall Rank:

635

Avg. Rating:

3.01/4

# of Ratings:

114

Genres:

Drama, Historical

Rating:

PG

Language:

English

Theater Date:

10/21/1983

Director:

Philip Kaufman

Actors:

Ed Harris
Sam Shepard
Dennis Quaid
Scott Glenn
Barbara Hershey
Fred Ward

 

 

 

 

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Plot Outline:

The story of the Mercury 7 Astronauts and how the space program really got started with these aging men.

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mitchellyoung 07/31/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

This sprawling epic loses focus sometimes during its over three hour running length, but it manages to nail the optimism and triumph of the US space race due, mostly, to strong ensemble performances. The film often chooses to use visual symbolism to demonstrate the astronaut's psyche, rather than relying on the physical special effects related to recreating the technical details of the space flight. It's a film obsessed more with character than spectacle and that makes it often very, very good.

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donkeyknight 05/02/2011 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

Rating of
3/4 

Cool movie-great characters, great history. But over 3 hours long? There are a handful of scenes that add nothing to the story that should have been left on the cutting room floor.

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Essi Suomela 07/24/2009 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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3.5/4 

One of the best films I have seen in awhile. It is almost unbelievable that this movie was made in 1983. It is definitely one of the most well-made movies of that year. Great cast and story. I recommend this to everyone!

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Alex 07/03/2007 (0 of 0 found this helpful)

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2.5/4 

This movie kind of shows what space exploration was like in the early days. It has some interesting concepts and a lot of decent scenes. It does move a little too slow and is easily forgettable. See it for a drama, not a sci fi.

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