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.
Film debut of Jon Hamm.
My only hope is that whatever doesn't burn up lands on Gerson's house.
When the guys are discussing the problem of bringing the damaged shuttle back they list lots of problems. When Clint Eastwood says he'll bring it back in he's told all the problems plus "you'll have to do it dead stick." Dead stick means no engines running so this shouldn't be a problem since all shuttle landings are dead stick.
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 replace by "Dear Lord, please don't let me screw up".
$18,093,776 (USA) (6 August 2000)
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