Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood is a 2022 American animated coming-of-age film loosely based on the childhood of writer, director, and producer Richard Linklater. It stars Glen Powell, Jack Black, Zachary Levi and Josh Wiggins. Set during the events preceding the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the film presents a fictional tale of a fourth-grader who becomes the first person to land on the Moon. Apollo 10½: A Space Age Childhood premiered at South by Southwest on March 13, 2022, and was released in select theaters on March 24, 2022, before premiering on Netflix on April 1. The film received critical acclaim, with praise for its writing, visuals, and nostalgic feel.