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Star Wars got the worst score. (You can't dodge a laser, dum dum, it moves at the speed of light!) Yet, the 1983 film The Right Stuff got a clean bill of health for its accurate portrayal of space-related phenomenon.
The Right Stuff was nominated for Best Picture the year it was released and is one of my all-time favorites movies. It's based on a book by Tom Wolfe about the original Mercury 7 Astronauts and early NASA days. A lot of it was filmed at Edwards Air Force Base, where I lived and worked for a few years. Beautifully shot, touching, funny, and a great ensemble cast. Highly recommended!
The original trailer does not do the film justice. So here's the first few minutes of the movie: