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First to the Moon (2018)




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First to the Moon follows the story of the first astronauts to actually leave the Earth's atmosphere. This documentary features the stories of Frank Borman, Bill Anders, and James Lovell as they attempt to journey to the moon during the Apollo 8 lunar mission.

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All Critics (8)

[DIrector] Hildebrandt... finds an entertaining pace that makes great use of its subjects with their stories, recollections and anecdotes.

July 18, 2019 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

First to the Moon moves at rocket-launch speed, chockfull of engrossing episodes.

June 27, 2019 | Rating: 9/10 | Full Review…

Informative docu on Apollo 8, too slow for younger kids.

June 11, 2019 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

This is a film that will revive all your childhood dreams of becoming an astronaut.

June 6, 2019 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

Despite its flaws, First to the Moon is undeniably great.

June 4, 2019 | Full Review…

Making good use of a veritable treasure trove of archival material ... Hildebrandt walks us through the highlights of the voyage, as well as of NASA's history up to that point.

June 4, 2019 | Rating: 3.5/4 | Full Review…

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