The Right Stuff

1983, Drama/History, 3h 13m

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The Right Stuff packs a lot of movie into its hefty running time, spinning a colorful, fact-based story out of consistently engaging characters in the midst of epochal events. Read critic reviews

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This adaptation of the non-fiction novel by Tom Wolfe chronicles the first 15 years of America's space program. By focusing on the lives of the Mercury astronauts, including John Glenn (Ed Harris) and Alan Shepard (Scott Glenn), the film recounts the dangers and frustrations experienced by those involved with NASA's earliest achievements. It also depicts their family lives and the personal crises they endured during an era of great political turmoil and technological innovation.

Cast & Crew

Sam Shepard
Capt, Col. Chuck Yeager, Test Pilot
Scott Glenn
Capt. Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr., Mercury Astronaut
Ed Harris
Maj. John Herschel Glenn Jr., Mercury Astronaut
Dennis Quaid
Gordon Cooper
Fred Ward
Gus Grissom
Barbara Hershey
Glennis Yeager
Kim Stanley
Pancho Barnes
Jane Dornacker
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James D. Brubaker
Executive Producer
Todd Boekelheide
Original Music
Bill Conti
Original Music
Caleb Deschanel
Cinematographer
Glenn Farr
Film Editor
Ernst Rolf
Film Editor
Geoffrey Kirkland
Production Design
Richard Lawrence
Art Direction
George R. Nelson
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