The Right Stuff

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Tom Wolfe's factual account of the brave men who participated in the early years of our space program. Nominated for Best Picture Academy Award!
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Tom Wolfe's factual account of the brave men who participated in the early years of our space program. Nominated for Best Picture Academy Award!

Original Release

10/20/1983

US Release

10/21/1983

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Cast

Barbara Hershey Glennis Yeager
Dennis Quaid Gordon Cooper
Ed Harris John Glenn
Fred Ward Gus Grissom
Sam Shepard Chuck Yeager
Lance Henriksen Wally Schirra
Veronica Cartwright Betty Grissom
Harry Shearer Recruiter / NASA Recruiter
Jeff Goldblum Recruiter / NASA Recruiter
Kim Stanley Pancho Barnes
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Philip Kaufman

Writers

Philip Kaufman, Tom Wolfe

Cast

Barbara Hershey Glennis Yeager
Dennis Quaid Gordon Cooper
Ed Harris John Glenn
Fred Ward Gus Grissom
Sam Shepard Chuck Yeager
Lance Henriksen Wally Schirra
Veronica Cartwright Betty Grissom
Harry Shearer Recruiter / NASA Recruiter
Jeff Goldblum Recruiter / NASA Recruiter
Kim Stanley Pancho Barnes
Pamela Reed Trudy Cooper
Scott Paulin Deke Slayton
Charles Frank Scott Carpenter
Donald Moffat Lyndon B. Johnson
Levon Helm Narrator / Jack Ridley
Mary Jo Deschanel Annie Glenn
Scott Wilson Scott Crossfield
Kathy Baker Louise Shepard
William Russ Slick Goodlin
Royal Dano Minister

Producers

James D. Brubaker Executive Producer
Robert Chartoff Producer
Irwin Winkler Producer

Editors

Glenn Farr, Lisa Fruchtman, Tom Rolf, Stephen A. Rotter, Douglas Stewart

1984OscarBest Picture Nominated
1984OscarBest Actor in a Supporting Role Nominated
1984OscarBest Cinematography Nominated
1984OscarBest Art Direction-Set Decoration Nominated
1984OscarBest Sound Won
1984OscarBest Film Editing Won
1984OscarBest Effects, Sound Effects Editing Won
1984OscarBest Music, Original Score Won
1984Golden GlobeBest Motion Picture - Drama Nominated
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