Destination Moon
Destination Moon (1950)

A surprisingly prophetic depiction of space travel that won an Oscar for Best Special Effects, Destination Moon traces the flight of four astronauts (Warner Anderson, John Archer, Tom Powers and Dick Wesson) to the moon. When they get… More

Directed By:
Rated: Unrated
Running Time:
DVD Release Date: January 30, 2001
Add Your Rating
Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
60%
Flixster
User Score
48%


Critic Score: 60% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Jules Verne by way of Robert A. Heinlein, the staid harbinger of the Space Race

Full review…
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena

A abordagem científica adotada pelo roteiro contrabalança a trama rasa e o patriotismo barato do filme.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

One of the early s-f adventures, now dated, but still interesting to watch.

James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Heinlein's original novel had Nazis on the moon!

Full review…
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

High on American patriotism of the let's beat the Russians to the moon kind.

Full review…
Scott Weinberg
DVDTalk.com

Taken as sort of a pre-pre-pre-historic Apollo 13, I suspect the die-hard sci-fi fans might enjoy this one.

Full review…
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Dull now, but a landmark at the time.

More reviews for Destination Moon

Flixster Audience Score: 48% Flixster User Reviews
Aj V
I think this is a cool nostalgic look at what the people of 1950 thought of the future. It's very interesting and quite exciting for most of the movie. I… More
cody franklin
The film that made George Lucas and Steven Speilberg fall in love with Sci-Fi. It's one of the first films that tried a realistic approach to man getting… More
Aaron Neuwirth
Industrialist: Now listen, fella, I've known you from way back. Two-engine planes weren't fast enough: you had to go in for four. Then props… More
Grifty G
I was trying not to judge it too harshly, because 1950's sci-fi will always be severely dated. So in the end, my beef with the film is more just sub par… More