Apollo 11 Reviews

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March 30, 2020
Built entirely of eye-popping archival footage, it faithfully recreates the 1969 moonshot and successfully recaptures the awe of it all.
February 24, 2020
Apollo 11 is worthwhile simply for this unearthed footage. It looks astonishing, the mint-condition film flawlessly transferred into digital, and then synced to the original audio files perfectly.
February 11, 2020
Going budget class on this cinematic journey to traditional theater screens will thrill, but traveling First Class via the optimized IMAX format amplifies the WOW! of the film...
February 6, 2020
The wonder of modern technology has conjured up these sensational pictures, much in the same way that it transported human life out of this world half a century ago.
January 17, 2020
There are few static shots in the first half, and when it finds its rhythm, it's a tense and hypnotic beauty that never feels confined by the archive footage that built it.
December 27, 2019
Even if you don't care about the space race you can enjoy the cinematography, some of which was shot on 70 mm...
December 23, 2019
It looks stunning, capturing the anxiety, thrill and wonder of the history-making moon-landing voyage. First Man pales in comparison.
December 23, 2019
Miller (acting as his own editor) crafts the film like a verité narrative, offering breathtaking never-before-seen perspectives of the rocket launch and moon landing that play as a monument to human achievement.
December 21, 2019
As a testament to the wonders of science and space, it's extraordinary; as a testament to the triumph of cinema and mankind, it's more a small step than a giant leap.
December 21, 2019
Apollo 11 is vibrant, full of energy, and an absolutely essential telling of the momentous events, which are unveiled in a way that makes is all feel thrilling and alive.
December 21, 2019
Most importantly, the film recaptures a sense of how the Apollo Program inspired the nation.
December 20, 2019
Until now, the documentary 'For All Mankind' (1989) looked to be the definitive word on the 1969 moon landing, but this one easily tops it.
December 9, 2019
A magnificent celebration of our skills for achieving the impossible and documenting it at the same time. Beautifully edited to feel like a space thriller. [Full review in Spanish].
November 8, 2019
Miller's patient and eye-opening approach is so illuminating that you're not just captivated by the detail that went into sending the first men to the Moon, but it is also uplifting -- even life-affirming -- to watch these achievements unfold.
November 7, 2019
Unlike most sci-fi cinema, Apollo 11 provides a breathtaking yet realistic perspective on space travel.
October 7, 2019
Apollo 11 manages to be an outstandingly rare film about space travel that invests in real heart-stopping tension.
October 2, 2019
A documentary that actually is suspenseful.
September 20, 2019
This movie is compulsory viewing for anyone who is interested in the space program or even just curious about what the moon landing was like.
September 3, 2019
An astounding restoration and compilation of never-before-seen footage of the iconic mission to the moon, it features countless awe-inspiring images, flooring the viewer with its sense of scale and titanic effort.
August 29, 2019
It's a mind-blowing experience that makes you sit back and simply gape in awe.
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