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3.8
677 Ratings

The Right Stuff

Directed by Philip Kaufman
United States, 1983
Adventure, Drama, History

Synopsis

The original US Mercury 7 astronauts and their macho, seat-of-the-pants approach to the space program.

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The Right Stuff Directed by Philip Kaufman

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1984 | 4 wins including: Best Sound

1984 | 4 nominations including: Best Picture

National Board of Review

1983 | Winner: Top Ten Films

Directors Guild of America

1984 | Nominee: Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Motion Pictures

Writers Guild of America

1984 | Nominee: Best Drama Adapted from Another Medium (Screen)

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