25 best moon movies ever

Destination Moon (1950)

An early stab at a realistic account of a Moon mission, George Pal's film sees a consortium of industrialists financing a rocket launch – rather like Elon Musk's current efforts. Unlike most 50s sci-fi movies, there are no bug-eyed monsters here – the biggest danger the crew face is equipment failure, pre-empting the Apollo 13 mission.

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