The Astronaut Farmer

6.3

The Astronaut Farmer
  • 23 February 2007

  • Adventure / Drama / Sci-Fi

  • USA

  • 104 min

  • 6.3

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Mark Polish

FBI Agent Mathis

Billy Bob Thornton

Charles Farmer

Virginia Madsen

Audrey 'Audie' Farmer

Max Thieriot

Shepard Farmer

Storyline

Texan Charles Farmer left the Air Force as a young man to save the family ranch when his dad died. Like most American ranchers, he owes his bank. Unlike most, he's an astrophysicist with a rocket in his barn - one he's built and wants to take into space. It's his dream. The FBI puts him under surveillance when he tries to buy rocket fuel; the FAA stalls him when he files a flight plan - it's post-9/11, after all. His wife is angry when she finds out their bank is ... more


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Movie Berry

22October 2009

"The Astronaut Farmer" is a 2006 adventure drama. To save his failing family farm, a NASA astronaut in training (Billy Bob Thornton) must shelve his dreams of intergalactic travel - until he decides to build a homegrown rocket in his barn. Enduring the jeers of the local townspeople and the government's efforts to bring his grassroots space program to a screeching halt, he keeps his eyes on the skies, determined to realize his ambition of orbiting the Earth. "The Astronaut Farmer" directed by Michael Polish. Download "The Astronaut Farmer" right now!

richie74

Karma289742

Grade

B+

This is a IMDB page Review07 June 2013

IMDB Review:

Its best described as mostly a fantasy with naturalistic elements. The emotions are real, they are strong, and the film is always grounded in the earth. But you are never quite sure where it is going. It will veer maybe into farce, then melodrama, then social commentary, and... more

aandcbolt

Karma124129

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A+

Great Movie29 April 2013

Billy Bob Thornton gives a great performance in this movie. I have seen this a few times, and it's a great movie!

Lizzy

Karma1298190

Grade

B+

This movie The Astronaut Farmer is worth checking out28 August 2012

This movie The Astronaut Farmer is worth checking out

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

B+

thanks13 July 2012

This has good reviews, I just cant fathom parting with my money to see it.

richie74

Karma289742

Grade

B+

thanks for the comment and Review02 December 2011

gives us info about the adventure drama movie

Lizzy

Karma1298190

Grade

A+

Thanks for that comment good to know.12 October 2011

Thanks for that comment good to know.

Mad About Movies

Karma1317540

Grade

A+

Thanks27 August 2011

Thanks for commenting, helps us to know if we should check it out.

type casting

Karma159850

Grade

A+

\"Get real\" performances23 January 2011

Believable acting by Thorton and many more.

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