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on January 17, 2017
This is a must-see for history buffs and fans of the US space program. It's a lavish, sprawling history of early American aerospace development and the original "Mercury 7" astronauts. It starts during the postwar years and the efforts by test pilots of the time to break the sound barrier (in which failure meant certain, fiery death), and ends with the first orbits around the earth by Gordon Cooper and the late, great John Glenn. Indeed, it is Ed Harris, in the role of Glenn, who carries this film more than any other cast member. Along the way, you'll be treated to breathtaking cinematography, a stirring and varied musical score, ample doses of both humour and pathos, and, above all, flashes of deeply touching human drama. In terms of other films in this genre, "Apollo 13" (1995), starring Tom Hanks, Apollo 13 (Collector's Edition) (Widescreen) (Bilingual) is generally regarded more highly by critics; but I'd still rank "The Right Stuff" as a film not to be missed. It stretches just under three hours and 15 minutes, so get ready for a long ride. It's worth every minute, though. The bilingual version I had is a basic, 2-sided DVD with a rather inelegant transition between the first and second halves; and special features are sparse. But those issues are minor: The budget price offers outstanding value; and the sound and picture quality are excellent. Watch for a cliffhanger near the end of the film, when an unscheduled test flight by Chuck Yeager goes heart-stoppingly awry. For any fan of films about aircraft and space, this is a more than worthy addition to the canon. "The Right Stuff," indeed.
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on September 4, 2017
Un chef d`oeuvre de Philip Kaufman sur la conquête de l`espace.C`est vraiment très intéressant et, même si ça dure près de 3 :15 , on ne s`ennuie pas.
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on May 9, 2017
It's the worst high budget docu-drama, Or a fantastic low budget historical bio-pic.

The Fx are some of the best miniatures on fishing line you will find.

Not quite historically accurate but a fantastic Hollywood representation.
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on February 4, 2014
What a great, under appreciated film. Transfer looks great. Special effects hold up great.
The docs are ample and informative. The packaging is stellar. BUT...where is the audio commentary? This film, more than most, begs for a running commentary by the filmmakers and a 2nd one with a NASA historian. But sadly none are to be found on this disc....
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on June 24, 2016
Where would we be without these guys?. The movie is a keeper, very well done with just the right amount of comedy. Good casting and real life inserts. Any space buff needs to get this. Excellent delivery by Amazon, on time and intact.
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on May 22, 2016
Very Good astronaut movie. A must See befre Apollo13
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on April 22, 2017
I had seen the film before and like it very much.
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on November 1, 2013
this was such a good movie... a great family movie...a part of history..i recommend this. good actors which made it well made
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on January 14, 2015
Well done a little too long and a bit dated but seems fairly factual with a great collection of actors
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on January 27, 2017
Bon rapport qualité prix
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