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The Right Stuff Reviews

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

A great movie that unfortunately failed to attract audiences back in '83, this adaptation of Tom Wolfe's book about astronauts pays tribute to what we would like to believe represents the American spirit: hard work, perseverance, camaraderie and vision.

Full Review Source: Creative Loafing | Original Score: 4/4

November 6, 2013

Film4

History, melodrama, comedy and satire are skilfully combined in this consistently exciting adventure. Visually and dramatically it rarely sags, there's a vivid array of characters and though it's a film with issues, these never eclipse the human drama.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 5/5

October 5, 2011
Richard Schickel
TIME Magazine
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Moviegoers seeking a grand yet edifying entertainment, right-stuffed with what Kaufman calls "seriousness of subject matter and a wild humor that comes out of left field," now know where to look...

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

October 5, 2011
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

One of the scattered handful of truly great American movies in the first half of the 1980s.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 9/10

March 1, 2011
Randy White
Common Sense Media

Educational, exciting action, great acting.

Full Review Source: Common Sense Media | Original Score: 5/5

January 2, 2011
Variety Staff
Variety
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The Right Stuff is a humdinger. Full of beauty, intelligence and excitement, this big-scale look at the development of the US space program and its pioneering aviators provides a fresh, entertaining look back at the recent past.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2009
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Though critically acclaimed, Philip Kaufman's superbly realized adventure about the early Space Age was a commercial flop, due to its satirical tone and unfortunately close association with the presidential candidacy of John Glenn.

Full Review Source: EmanuelLevy.Com | Original Score: A-

March 14, 2008
Steve Crum
Video-Reviewmaster.com

Historical drama as well as vastly entertaining adventure.

| Original Score: 5/5

February 18, 2008
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com

| Original Score: 4/5

October 20, 2007
Rob Fraser
Empire Magazine

Consistently compelling, capturing all the ambiguity and tension of the book.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 5/5

December 30, 2006
Geoff Andrew
Time Out
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From the opening moments it is clear that we have the nearest modern equivalent to a Western: men of quiet virtue going skyward, leaving the tawdry world of log-rolling politicians behind.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

Along with Sergio Leone's Once Upon a Time in America it's the last great American epic -- the kind of film that couldn't be made today.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 4/4

March 18, 2006
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

| Original Score: 5/5

March 9, 2006
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly

Kaufman's enormously entertaining history of America's Mercury astronauts fizzled on release, maybe because it was too smart and cool for its own good.

Full Review Source: Boulder Weekly

November 15, 2005
Rebecca Murray
About.com

| Original Score: 4/5

April 14, 2004
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 87/100

November 11, 2003
Carol Cling
Las Vegas Review-Journal

| Original Score: 4/5

August 29, 2003

TV Guide's Movie Guide

Brings a wealth of humor to a faithful retelling of the astronauts' fascinating stories, the actors fit smoothly into their roles and even physically resemble their characters, and the direction is well-paced and visually exciting.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 4/4

July 30, 2003
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Unjustly labeled a failure after its disappointing box office run, The Right Stuff's tarnished reputation can only benefit from Warner's sparkling new 2-disc special edition.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

July 8, 2003
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

Clumsy without being mediocre.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 30, 2003
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