PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Thriller
When a retired engineer is called upon to rescue a failing satellite, he insists that his equally old teammates accompany him into space.
Tommy Lee Jones is seen wearing a "Cowboy Bar" shirt which is from the Million Dollar Cowboy Bar in Jackson, Wyoming. This was a favorite bar for Clint Eastwood and where he shot one of his last scenes in Any Which Way You Can (1980).
Well, what do you say, Reverend? You think a prayer's in order?
Tank Sullivan: I was just reciting the Shepard's Prayer. Alan Shepard's prayer. Oh Lord, please don't let us screw up. Amen.
A crew member is visible in the hatch of the Russian satellite, not wearing a space suit in the vacuum of space.
The Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow logos are static and in a grayish tone on a black background, rather than being animated and in full color.
In some television versions, Tank's recitation of Alan Shepard's prayer "Dear Lord, please don't let me fuck up" is replaced by "Dear Lord, please don't let me screw up".
$18,093,776 (USA) (6 August 2000)
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