"...Suspense right up to the splashdown..." - Recommended
"...It's easily Howard's best film....A triumph of stirring storytelling and heartstopping suspense..."
"...This book-faithful, 2 1/4-hour team effort shrewdly keeps its eye on the ball....The movie will happily repay multiple viewings..." -- 4 out of 4 stars
"...So authentic, so brilliant in its technical details, that it succeeds in putting us on that ship..." -- Rating: B
"...Howard makes all the complicated action clear to the viewer, a feat in itself....Physically, APOLLO 13 pulls off some stunners..."
"...Ron Howard's film of this mission is directed with a single-mindedness and attention to detail that makes it riveting....This is a powerful story, one of the year's best films, told with great clarity and remarkable technical detail..."Chicago Sun-Times
"APOLLO 13 is an astonishing space epic that celebrates the triumph of the human spirit."