Tv Shows You Should Watch If You Like the Right Stuff (2020)

Watch tv shows if you like The Right Stuff (2020).

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Moonshot (2009)

Starring: Daniel Lapaine, James Marsters, Andrew Lincoln, Nigel Whitmey
Duration: 1h 30mins
Genres: Drama, History

Moonshot is a 2009 television film depicting the story leading up to the landing of Apollo 11's Lunar Module Eagle on the surface of the Moon on 20 July 1969.
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The Right Stuff (1983)

Starring: Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid
Duration: 3h 13mins
Genres: Adventure, Biography, Drama

The film begins in 1947 at the Muroc Army Air Field in California, with civilian and military test pilots flight-testing high-speed aircraft, including the rocket-powered Bell X-1.
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From the Earth to the Moon (1998 - 1998)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Nick Searcy, Lane Smith, David Andrews
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Action, Drama, History

The twelve episodes follow the Apollo space program from a variety of viewpoints: (1) "Can We Do This?" maps the origins of Apollo and its Mercury and Gemini roots; (2) "Apollo 1" tells of the tragic fire and the subsequent finger-pointing; (3) "We Have Cleared the Tower" portrays the intense preparation for Apollo 7; (4) "1968" puts Apollo 8 into its historical context against events of the era; (5) "Spider" shows the engineering POV through the design, building, and testing of the LEMs with Apollos 9 and 10, (6) "Mare Tranquilitatis" shows the deeper considerations behind the historic Apollo 11 lunar landing; (7) "That's All There Is" portrays the camaraderie of the Apollo 12 crew; (8) "We Interrupt This Program" shows a by-now-indifferent media galvanized by the events of Apollo 13; (9) "For Miles and Miles" tells of Alan Shepherd's return to the manned program with Apollo 14 after being grounded between Mercury and Gemini; (10) "Galileo Was Right" show the non-piloting demands on .
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Hidden Figures (2016)

Starring: Taraji P. Henson, Octavia Spencer, Janelle Monáe, Kevin Costner
Duration: 2h 7mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

Hidden Figures is a 2016 American biographical drama film directed by Theodore Melfi and written by Melfi and Allison Schroeder.
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Apollo 13 (1995)

Starring: Tom Hanks, Bill Paxton, Kevin Bacon, Gary Sinise
Duration: 2h 20mins
Genres: Adventure, Drama, History

On July 20, 1969, astronaut Jim Lovell hosts a house party where guests watch Neil Armstrong's televised first human steps on the Moon.
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Defying Gravity (2009 - 2009)

Starring: Ron Livingston, Malik Yoba, Andrew Airlie, Paula Garcés
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi

In the near future, eight astronauts from five countries (four women and four men) undertake a mysterious six-year international space mission covering thirteen billion kilometres.
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The Kennedys (2011 - 2011)

Starring: Greg Kinnear, Barry Pepper, Katie Holmes, Tom Wilkinson
Duration: 5h 46mins
Genres: Drama, History, Romance

The story of the most fabled political family in American history, told in a manner similar to The Godfather: a manipulative, egocentric father determined to live out his own ambitions through his sons, who in turn spent their lives dancing to his tune while at the same time trying to stand on their own.
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Thirteen Days (2000)

Starring: Kevin Costner, Bruce Greenwood, Shawn Driscoll, Drake Cook
Duration: 2h 25mins
Genres: Drama, History, Thriller

In October 1962, U-2 aerial surveillance photos reveal that the Soviet Union is in the process of placing intermediate-range ballistic missiles carrying nuclear weapons in Cuba.
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The Astronaut Wives Club (2015 - 2015)

Starring: JoAnna Garcia Swisher, Yvonne Strahovski, Dominique McElligott, Odette Annable
Duration: 42mins
Genres: Drama

Based on Lily Koppel's best-selling titular novel, which tells the real story of the women who stood beside some of the biggest heroes in American history during the height of the space race.
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First Man (2018)

Starring: Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Jason Clarke, Kyle Chandler
Duration: 2h 21mins
Genres: Biography, Drama, History

In 1961, NASA test pilot Neil Armstrong is flying the X-15 rocket-powered spaceplane when it inadvertently bounces off the atmosphere.
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Show Me a Hero (2015 - 2015)

Starring: Oscar Isaac, Carla Quevedo, Peter Riegert, Natalie Paul
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Drama, History

Mayor Nick Wasicsko took office in 1987 during Yonkers' worst crisis.
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For All Mankind (2019)

Starring: Noah Harpster, Joel Kinnaman, Michael Dorman, Jodi Balfour
Duration: 1h 0mins
Genres: Drama, Sci-Fi

In an alternative 1969, the world, and especially the United States, watch in shock as the Soviet Union successfully manages to land men on the Moon before the USA does.
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Race to Space (2001)

Starring: Alex D. Linz, William Atherton, James Woods, Annabeth Gish
Duration: 1h 44mins
Genres: Drama, Family

The film takes place during the 1960s space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. Dr.
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Backstairs at the White House (1979 - 1979)

Genres: Drama, History

Backstairs at the White House is a 1979 NBC television miniseries based on the 1961 book My Thirty Years Backstairs at the White House by Lillian Rogers Parks (with Frances Spatz Leighton).
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The Crucible (1996)

Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Winona Ryder, Paul Scofield, Joan Allen
Duration: 2h 4mins
Genres: Drama, History

Early one morning in Salem, Massachusetts, in 1692, a group of young village girls meet in the woods with a Barbadian slave named Tituba.
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Sons of Liberty (2015 - 2015)

Starring: Ben Barnes, Marton Csokas, Ryan Eggold, Henry Thomas
Duration: 4h 30mins
Genres: Drama, History

The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America.
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Manhattan (2014 - 2015)

Starring: Rachel Brosnahan, Michael Chernus, Christopher Denham, Katja Herbers
Duration: 55mins
Genres: Drama, History, War

Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico.
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Kennedy (1983 - 1983)

Genres: Biography, Drama, History

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The Spanish Princess (2019 - 2020)

Starring: Charlotte Hope, Ruairi O'Connor, Olly Rix, Richard Pepper
Duration: 55mins
Genres: Drama, History, Romance

The beautiful Spanish princess, Catherine of Aragon, navigates the royal lineage of England with an eye on the throne.
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The Path to 9/11 (2006)

Starring: Harvey Keitel, Michael Benyaer, Wendy Crewson, Shirley Douglas
Duration: 4h 0mins
Genres: Drama, History

The miniseries presented a dramatization of the sequence of events leading to the September 11, 2001 attacks by Al Qaeda on the United States, starting from the 1993 World Trade Center bombing and up to the minutes after its collapse in 2001.
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