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Apollo 13 Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    77

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 100

    out of 100

    USA Today Staff [Not Credited]

    "The Right Stuff" will endure as the more ambitious movie, but this book-faithful, 2-hour team effort shrewdly keeps its eye on the ball.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    Ron Howard's film of this mission is directed with a single-mindedness and attention to detail that makes it riveting.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    Perhaps the most impressive feat of this film is sustaining white-knuckle tension even though the chain of events is well-known.

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  • 100

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Wilmington

    It's a nail-biter and knuckle whitener of the first rank: a super real life techno thriller that reduces the fantasies of Tom Clancy and his clones to ground zero.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, and Kevin Bacon try to get inside the skins of these space-age pilot jocks, but the roles, as written, don't give them enough to work with.

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