Total Nerd The Best Moon Movies  

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List Rules Movies set on the moon only

The moon is a desolate place with not a very exciting backdrop, but some pretty decent films were set on the moon, or were about a journey to earth's moon. Which were the best?
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Apollo 13 Ron Howard Apollo 13 is a 1995 American historical docudrama film directed by Ron Howard. The film stars Tom Hanks, Kevin Bacon, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, and Ed Harris. The screenplay by William Broyles, ...more

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Moon Duncan Jones Moon is a 2009 British science fiction drama film co-written and directed by Duncan Jones. The film follows Sam Bell, a man who experiences a personal crisis as he nears the end of a three-year ...more

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2001: A Space Odyssey Stanley Kubrick 2001: A Space Odyssey is a 1968 epic science fiction film produced and directed by Stanley Kubrick. The screenplay was written by Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, and was partially inspired by ...more

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The Right Stuff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Moon Movies
The Right Stuff Philip Kaufman The Right Stuff is a 1983 American drama film that was adapted from Tom Wolfe's best-selling 1979 book of the same name about the Navy, Marine and Air Force test pilots who were involved in ...more

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Despicable Me is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Moon Movies
Despicable Me Pierre Coffin, Chris Renaud Despicable Me is an animation, comedy, crime fiction and family film directed by Pierre Coffin and Chris Renaud.

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Aaron Howell added Iron Sky Timo Vuorensola Iron Sky is a 2012 Finnish-Australian-German comic science fiction action film directed by Timo Vuorensola and written by Johanna Sinisalo and Michael Kalesniko. It tells the story of a group of ...more

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A Grand Day Out Nick Park A Grand Day Out is a 1990 British stop motion animated short film directed and animated by Nick Park at Aardman Animations in Bristol. In the film, Wallace and Gromit spend a bank holiday by ...more

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From the Earth to the Moon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Moon Movies
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Diamonds Are Forever Guy Hamilton Diamonds Are Forever is the seventh spy film in the James Bond series by Eon Productions, and the sixth and final Eon film to star Sean Connery as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film is ...more

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Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Jay Roach Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me is a 1999 action comedy film and the second film in the Austin Powers series. It is preceded by the original film, Austin Powers: International Man of ...more

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A Trip to the Moon Georges Méliès A Trip to the Moon is a 1902 French silent film directed by Georges Méliès. Inspired by a wide variety of sources, including Jules Verne's novels From the Earth to the Moon and ...more

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Transformers: Dark of the Moon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Moon Movies
Transformers: Dark of the Moon Michael Bay Transformers 3 is a 2011 action sci-fi film directed by Michael Bay and written by Ehren Kruger.

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From the Earthth to the Moon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Moon Movies
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SpaceCamp Harry Winer SpaceCamp is a 1986 American space adventure film based on a book by Patrick Bailey and Larry B. Williams and inspired by the U.S. Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama. Directed by Harry Winer from ...more

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DavidBlakey added First Men in the Moon Nathan H. Juran First Men in the Moon is a 1964 British science fiction film directed by Nathan Juran and starring Edward Judd, Martha Hyer and Lionel Jeffries. It is an adaptation by the noted science-fiction ...more

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Countdown Robert Altman Countdown is a 1968 film directed by Robert Altman, based on the novel The Pilgrim Project by Hank Searls. It stars James Caan and Robert Duvall as astronauts vying to be the first American to ...more

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clash1977 added The Dish Rob Sitch The Dish is a 2000 Australian film that tells a somewhat fictionalized story of the Parkes Observatory's role in relaying live television of man's first steps on the moon during the Apollo 11 ...more

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Things to Come William Cameron Menzies Things to Come is a British science fiction film produced by Alexander Korda and directed by William Cameron Menzies. The film stars Raymond Massey, Ralph Richardson, Cedric Hardwicke, Pearl ...more