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Year: 2018

Original Title: First Man

Country: USA

Length: 133 minutes

Genre: Biography, Drama

Studios: Universal Pictures, DreamWorks SKG

Distributor: Universal Pictures

Suitable for 12 years and over

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Release Dates

United Kingdom: October 12 2018

United States: October 12 2018


Ranking: 7 out of 14,465 movies (up 2)


7.0 by 8 users

8.0 by Movie'n'co

7.5 by 5 media


'First Man' is showing in 111 theaters across the UK today. View Full Listings


Biopic, based on the work of James R. Hansen, about the life of the American astronaut Neil A. Armstrong, who became in the first man that put his feet on the Moon. Directed by the filmmaker Damien Chazelle, responsible of the movies 'Whiplash' and 'La La Land', 'First Man' will star Ryan Gosling ('Crazy, Stupid,Love', 'The Notebook'), as Neil Armstrong, telling his history focusing on the 50's and 60's, decades when the spaceflight mission Apollo 11 took place, the first that landed humans on the Moon. Neil Armstrong became the first man to step on the lunar surface. This movie will mark the second time that Ryan Gosling and Damien Chazelle work together, after the musical 'La La Land'.


Cast First Man

Ryan Gosling

Ryan Gosling

Neil Armstrong

Claire Foy

Claire Foy

Janet Armstrong

Pablo Schreiber

Pablo Schreiber

Jim Lovell

Ciarán Hinds

Ciarán Hinds

Gene Kranz

Ethan Embry

Ethan Embry

Pete Conrad



Trivia First Man

This will be the first film directed by Damien Chazelle where he didn't write the script. Clint Eastwood was originally going to direct the movie. This will be Damien Chazelle and Ryan Gosling second collaboration together with the first being 'La La Land'.