In the 70s, NASA astronauts Lovell, Haise and Swigert are assigned as the Apollo 13 crew. Due to an internal damage, the lives of the astronauts are put at risk. NASA and the astronauts must work together in safely bringing the crew home
The famous understatement was actually made twice by two astronauts. First, Jack Swigert said, "OK Houston, we've had a problem here." Mission Control said, "This is Houston. Say again, please." Then Jim Lovell said, "Ahh, Houston, we've had a problem." It's commonly misquoted as, "Houston, we've got a problem," or "Houston, we have a problem."
Marilyn Lovell actually did lose her ring down the drain, but eventually found it again.
Marilyn Lovell commented that Tom Hanks perfectly portrayed Jim Lovell's mannerisms and style of movement.
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