Right Stuff

Right Stuff1983

Director: Philip Kaufman
Stars: Scott Glenn, Jeff Goldblum, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Quaid, Ed Harris
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History
Rating: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
Runtime: 193 minutes

Philip Kaufman's intimate epic about the Mercury astronauts (based on Tom Wolfe's book) was one of the most ambitious and spectacularly exciting movies of the 1980s. It surprised almost everybody by not becoming a smash hit. By all rights, the film… more »

Gordon Cooper:
You know what makes this bird go up? FUNDING makes this bird go up.

Gus Grissom:
He's right. No bucks, no Buck Rogers.

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  • asigten
    It wasn't the first time that quote occurred in the movie. The reporter in Pancho's said it for the benefit of those gathered. Gordo just repeated it in the Mercury 7 astronauts and the rocket scientists confrontation in front of the waiting press corps. 
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