After a tycoon finances a spaceship, the United States makes the world's first-ever trip to the moon in this 1950 sci-fi adventure. But once there, the astronauts realize a miscalculation means they might not have enough fuel to return to Earth. Now they must frantically work to lighten their rocket for the return trip. Based on a novel by Robert A. Heinlein, the film won an Oscar for its special effects.
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- Irving Pichel
- This movie is
- 1951 Academy Award®
- Best Visual Effects
- Best Art Direction Color nominee
NRNot rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Full Screen 1.33:1Subtitles
NoLanguage and sound
English: Dolby Digital Mono
Common Sense Note
- Age appropriate
- Not an issue
- Depends on your kid and your family
- Not appropriate for kids of the age most likely to want to see it