Race to Space
Race to Space (2001)

A chimp helps bring together a boy and his father -- as well as putting America in the lead of the space race -- in this drama, which was inspired by the true story of the Mercury-Redstone 2 mission in 1961. Dr. Wilhelm von Huber (James… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 15, 2001
DVD Release Date: August 13, 2002
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Nancy Churnin
Dallas Morning News

It could get a whole new generation of kids looking up at the stars and wondering, 'Why not?'

Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Wow! Monkeys in orbit! Laughable non-history lesson. James Woods has the worst German accent in history

Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter

... packs a fair amount of crowd-rousing potential.

Clint Morris

Sean MacNamara serves up an enjoyable family drama here with enough comedy, tears and adventure to entertain even the littlest of viewers

Scott Weinberg
Apollo Guide

According to the cuddly sweet family flick Race to Space, the birth of the United States space program was important only in relation to a silly monkey and his 12-year-old pal.

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