Based on the book Lost moon by Jim Lovell & Jeffrey Kluger.
DVD release of the 1995 motion picture.
Special features: Disc 1: "Lost Moon: the triumph of Apollo 13" ; feature commentary with director Ron Howard ; feature commentary with Jim and Marilyn Lovell ; production notes ; theatrical trailer.
Special features: Disc 2: IMAX version of "Apollo 13" (116 min.; widescreen (1.66:1) presentation)) ; "Conquering space: the Moon and beyond" ; "Lucky 13: the astronaut's story."
Director of photography, Dean Cundey ; art directors, David J. Bomba, Bruce Alan Miller ; editors, Dan Hanley, Mike Hill ; music, James Horner ; costume designer, Rita Ryack ; production designer, Michael Corenblith ; visual effects supervisor, Robert Legato.
Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise, Ed Harris, Kathleen Quinlan, Mary Kate Schellhardt, Emily Ann Lloyd, Miko Hughes.
It had been less than a year since the first man walked on the Moon, but to the American public, Apollo 13 was just another "routine" space flight. That is until the words pierced the immense void of space: "Houston, we have a problem." Stranded in a crippled spacecraft 205,000 miles from Earth, 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 the efforts of a heroic ground crew race against time -- and the odds -- to bring the men home.
MPAA rating: PG; for language, peril, and emotional intensity.
DVD, region 1, NTSC, dual layer, widescreen (2.35:1) presentation (disc one) ; IMAX (1.66:1) presentation (disc two) ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround.
In English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish, with optional French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Academy Award, 1996: Best Sound, Best Film Editing (Hanley, Hill)