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Race to Space (2001)

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A chimp helps bring together a boy and his father -- as well as putting America in the lead of the space race -- in this drama, which was inspired by the true story of the Mercury-Redstone 2 mission in 1961. Dr. Wilhelm von Huber (James Woods) is a German expatriate scientist living in the United States in the early '60s who has been hired by the fledging National Aeronautics and Space Administration to help America launch its newly formed space program. Von Huber is recently widowed, and his

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Eric Gardner, Steven H. Wilson

Aug 13, 2002

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It could get a whole new generation of kids looking up at the stars and wondering, 'Why not?'

March 21, 2002 Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News
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... packs a fair amount of crowd-rousing potential.

March 20, 2002
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According to the cuddly sweet family flick Race to Space, the birth of the United States space program was important only in relation to a silly monkey and his 12-year-old pal.

October 17, 2002 Full Review Source: Apollo Guide
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Wow! Monkeys in orbit! Laughable non-history lesson. James Woods has the worst German accent in history

August 26, 2002 | Comment (1)
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Sean MacNamara serves up an enjoyable family drama here with enough comedy, tears and adventure to entertain even the littlest of viewers

June 5, 2002
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