- Cast: Warren Christie, Lloyd Owen, Ryan Robbins
- Director: Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego
- Writers: Brian Miller, Cory Goodman
- Producers: Timur Bekmambetov, Michele Wolkoff
- Associate Producers: Jonathan Shore, Kathleen Switzer
- Executive Producers: Ron Schmidt, Shawn Williamson, Cody Zwieg
- Art Direction: Tyler Bishop Harron
- Castings: Jenny Jue, Johanna Ray, Maureen Webb
- Costume Design: Cynthia Ann Summers
- D.O.P.: José David Montero
- Editor: Patrick Lussier
- Makeup: Gary J. Tunnicliffe
- Production Design: Andrew Neskoromny
- Set Decoration: Ugo Serrano
Officially, Apollo 17, launched December 17th, 1972 was the last manned mission to the moon. But a year later, in December of 1973, two American astronauts were sent on a secret mission to the moon funded by the US Department of Defense.
What you are about to see is the actual footage which the astronauts captured on that mission. While NASA denies its authenticity, others say it's the real reason we've never gone back to the moon.
- Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
- Filming Locations: Vancouver, Canada
- MPAA Warning: Some disturbing sequences, and language
- Production Budget: $5 million
- Production Companies: Apollo 18 Productions, Bekmambetov Projects Ltd.
2011 Guide Analysis: "Another very low-budget 'found footage' style feature (ala. "Paranormal Activity," "Blair Witch Project"), this one works on the interesting sci-fi posit that evidence of alien life on the moon affected the future of the space program. Rushing into production this month, there's essentially no real facts out about this other than "Wanted" director Timur Bekmambetov is producing and Dimension Films is pushing hard to get this done and in cinemas by March.
Yet there are causes for concern. These low budget, pseudo-doco style films seem to be on the wane, neither the recent well-received "Monsters" of the utterly panned "Skyline" set the box-office alight. The writer is an unknown, though one review says the script is better than that of Dark Castle's similar rival project "Dark Moon".
The cast is REALLY unknown at this point (they're still being locked down), and the little known director had the thankless job of taking over from a visual effects guru who'd previously been slated to direct. Still, the Weinsteins seem high on this project which hopefully means there's something here worth checking out."