25 best moon movies ever

Countdown (1967)

A pre-M*A*S*H Robert Altman helmed this ripping yarn in which Robert Duvall and James Caan team up to put a man on the Moon before the Russkies. Made in the run-up to the real-life Moon landing, it's a curious mix of documentary accuracy – Altman filmed on location at Cape Canaveral – and wildly improbable plotting (the astronaut has to stay on the Moon for a full year before being rescued).

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