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The Wonder of It All (2007)

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"I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth." These words spoken by... See full summary »

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Jeffrey Roth

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Jeffrey Roth, Paul Basta (as Paul M. Basta) | 1 more credit »
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Credited cast:
Eugene Cernan ... Self
Yuri Gagarin ... Self (archive footage)
John F. Kennedy ... Self (archive footage)
Alan Bean Alan Bean ... Self
Edgar D. Mitchell ... Self
Buzz Aldrin ... Self
John Young ... Self
Harrison Schmitt ... Self
Charles Duke ... Self (as Charlie Duke)
Gus Grissom ... Self (archive footage)
Edward H. White II ... Self (archive footage)
Roger B. Chaffee ... Self (archive footage)
Neil Armstrong ... Self (archive footage)
Michael Collins ... Self (archive footage)
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Buster Crabbe ... Flash Gordon (archive footage)
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"I believe that this nation should commit itself to achieving the goal, before this decade is out, of landing a man on the Moon and returning him safely to the Earth." These words spoken by President John F. Kennedy in May 1961 changed the lives of twelve men who became known as "Moonwalkers." The Wonder of it All focuses on the rarely told human side of the men behind the Apollo missions through thoughtful and candid accounts from seven Moonwalkers. Astronauts Buzz Aldrin, Alan Bean, Edgar Mitchell, John Young, Charles Duke, Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt intimately reflect on the training, the tragedies, the camaraderie and the effect their space travel has had on their families. The Wonder of it All honors the men who walked on the moon and became heroes to a nation. They fulfilled the dream of humankind to set foot on another world and, in so doing, forever changed the way we view ourselves. Written by Jeffrey Roth

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Alan Bean: All of us came to NASA to ... because we were good at flying high-performance airplanes, we were good at doing the things in the best airplanes that there were, okay? And suddenly the space program shows up, so now we get a chance to do those things in a spaceship, which is even more complicated and even more difficult, even more dangerous, so that appealed to all of us.
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Crazy Credits

From July 20, 1969 to December 14, 1972, 12 Men Walked on the Moon. May We Always Be Inspired By Their Courage, Dedication and Pioneering Spirit. See more »

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Features Buck Rogers in the 25th Century (1934) See more »

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Great documentary
26 October 2019 | by ccampbell-12768See all my reviews

Very interesting documentary. Detailed and unique information about what it was like to walk on the moon.


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 April 2007 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$175,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,988, 19 July 2009

Gross USA:

$781,016

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$781,016
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1.78 : 1
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