Destination Moon
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Producer George Pal assembled an impressive roster of behind-the-camera talent -- including noted science fiction author Robert Heinlein and artist Chelsey Bonestell -- for this pioneering sci-fi adventure. Scientist Dr. Charles Cargraves (Warner Anderson), former Air Force General Thayer (Tom Powers), and industrial tycoon Jim Barnes (John Archer) believe that it's time that the U.S. blazed new trails and found new adventures. Convinced that exploration of space is the wave of the future (and that America's dominance in space is vitally important if they are to continue to dominate… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Jules Verne by way of Robert A. Heinlein, the staid harbinger of the Space Race"
‑ Fernando F. Croce, CinePassion
"A abordagem científica adotada pelo roteiro contrabalança a trama rasa e o patriotismo barato do filme."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"One of the early s-f adventures, now dated, but still interesting to watch."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"Heinlein's original novel had Nazis on the moon!"
‑ James O'Ehley, Sci-Fi Movie Page
"High on American patriotism of the let's beat the Russians to the moon kind."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Taken as sort of a pre-pre-pre-historic Apollo 13, I suspect the die-hard sci-fi fans might enjoy this one."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"Dull now, but a landmark at the time."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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