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100 Ratings

Destination Moon

Directed by Irving Pichel
United States, 1950
Sci-Fi, Drama


After their their latest rocket fails, Dr. Charles Cargraves and retired General Thayer have to start over again. this time, Gen. Thayer approaches Jim Barnes, the head of his own aviation construction firms to help build a rocket that will take them to the moon.

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Destination Moon Directed by Irving Pichel

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

1951 | 2 wins including: Bronze Bear

Academy Awards

1951 | Winner: Best Effects, Special Effects

1951 | Nominee: Best Art Direction-Set Decoration, Color

Golden Globes (USA)

1951 | Nominee: Best Original Score

Hugo Awards

1951 | Winner: Best Dramatic Presentation

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