Het verhaal van de ruimtevlucht Apollo 13 die in april 1970 bijna in een ramp eindigde
Apollo 13
Ron Howard
Author of screenplay
William Broyles (jr.)
Based on the work of
Jim Lovell
Tom Hanks Kevin Bacon Bill Paxton Gary Sinise 1955- Ed Harris
Universal, 2005 | Other editions
2 dvd-video's
Recording date
Playing time
ca. 360 min.
Ondertiteling: Nederlands, Engels voor slechthorenden, Frans, Duits, Deens, Fins, Zweeds, Hebreeuws, Hingaars, IJslands, Noors Taalkeuze: Engels, Hongaars

Other formats:

Availability in Flemish libraries

More than 50 times in Flemish libraries


Amerikaanse speelfilm uit 1995 van Ron Howard met Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton e.a. Verfilming van het waargebeurde verhaal van de Apollo 13 die een ruimtevlucht maakte in 1970 en als gevolg van een technisch mankement bijna in een ramp eindigde. Carmel Callagher (BBC-Films Reviews 19-1-'01): 'There are no great surprises in this film - it's what you expect of both Ron Howard and Tom Hanks. (...) But you are left with a tear in your eye at the end and full of admiration at the bravery of the astronauts. A definite feel-good movie.' De film won vele prijzen en kreeg 7 Oscarnominaties en ontving er 2. Deze 2 disc special edition bevat ruim 6 uur aan extra's.

About Ron Howard

CC BY-SA 4.0 - Image by Georges Biard

Ronald William Howard (born March 1, 1954) is an American filmmaker, and actor. He first came to prominence as a child actor, guest-starring in several television series, including an episode of The Twilight Zone. He gained national attention for playing young Opie Taylor, the son of Sheriff Andy Taylor (played by Andy Griffith) in the sitcom The Andy Griffith Show from 1960 through 1968. During this time, he also appeared in the musical film The Music Man (1962), a critical and commercial success. He was credited as Ronny Howard in his film and television appearances from 1959 to 1973. Howard was cast in one of the lead roles in the coming-of-age film American Graffiti (1973), and became a household name for playing Richie Cunningham in the sitcom Happy Days, a role he would play from 1974 to 1980.

In 1980, Howard left Happy Days to focus on directing, producing and sometimes writing a var…Read more on Wikipedia


Publications about this work in the library