DVD SPECIAL FEATURES:

  • Audio Commentary:
      Ron Howard
      Jim & Marilyn Lowell
  • Orignal Documentary: Triumph of Apollo 13
  • Production Notes
  • Cast & Filmakers’ Bios
  • Film Highlights
  • Theatrical Trailer

It had been less than a year since man first walked on the moon, but as far as the American public was concerned, Apollo 13 was just another “routine” space flight- until these words pierced the immense void of space: “Houston, we have a problem.” Ron Howard directs Academy Award winner Ton Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, and Ed Harris in a riveting suspense-thriller from Imagine Entertainment.
Stranded 205,000 miles from Earth in a crippled spacecraft, 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 a heroic ground crew race against time-and the 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!

Actors:
  Ed Harris
  Gary Sinise
  Kathleen Quinlan
  Tom Hanks
  Bill Paxton
  Kevin Bacon

Writers:
  Al Reinert
  William Broyles, Jr.

Producers:
  Brian Grazer

Directors:
  Ron Howard