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Bad Movie Physics: A Report Card

How movies stack up in the physics (and other science)-violation department, such as sounds in the vacuum of space and easy human-alien interbreeding.

To some extent, it’s understandable that space adventures play fast and loose with physics. After all, who wants to watch Han Solo spend years on the journey to Alderaan, only to find that the planet has twice Earth gravity and he can barely stand up, much less swagger?

Not too surprising that the two movies that got a clean bill of health were nonfiction (Apollo 13 and The Right Stuff)