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  • The Astronaut Farmer (2006)
  • PG
    104 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
The Astronaut Farmer (2006)
PG
104 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

A NASA astronaut, forced to retire years earlier so he could save his family farm, has never given up his dream of space travel and looks to build his own rocket, despite the government's threats to stop him.
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Mark Polish (written by) | Michael Polish (written by)
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Feb 23, 2007 (United States)

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78 cast members
Name Known for
Billy Bob Thornton
Charles Farmer Charles Farmer   See fewer
Virginia Madsen
Audrey 'Audie' Farmer Audrey 'Audie' Farmer   See fewer
Max Thieriot
Shepard Farmer Shepard Farmer   See fewer
Jasper Polish
Stanley Farmer Stanley Farmer   See fewer
Logan Polish
Sunshine Farmer Sunshine Farmer   See fewer
Mark Polish
FBI Agent Mathis FBI Agent Mathis   See fewer
Jon Gries
FBI Agent Killbourne FBI Agent Killbourne   See fewer
Tim Blake Nelson
Kevin Munchak Kevin Munchak   See fewer
Sal Lopez
Pepe Garcia Pepe Garcia   See fewer
J.K. Simmons
Jacobson Jacobson   See fewer
Kiersten Warren
Phyllis Phyllis   See fewer
Rick Overton
Arnold 'Arnie' Millard Arnold 'Arnie' Millard   See fewer
Richard Edson
Chopper Miller Chopper Miller   See fewer
Elise Eberle
Madison Roberts Madison Roberts   See fewer
Julie White
Beth Goode Beth Goode   See fewer
Marshall Bell
Judge Miller Judge Miller   See fewer
Kathleen Arc
Mrs. Harder Mrs. Harder   See fewer
Lois Geary
Mrs. Graham Mrs. Graham   See fewer
Dianne Anderson Mathis
Reporter #1 Reporter #1   See fewer
Bill Allen
Reporter #2 (as William Lawrence Allen) Reporter #2 (as William Lawrence Allen)   See fewer
Gregory Chase
NASA Committee Member NASA Committee Member   See fewer
Forrest Fyre
State Senator State Senator   See fewer
Janelle Sperow
State Congresswoman State Congresswoman   See fewer
Robert E. Fleischer
Will Beacon Will Beacon   See fewer
Charlie B. Brown
Phil (as Charlie Brown) Phil (as Charlie Brown)   See fewer
Gary Houston
Dr. Livingston Dr. Livingston   See fewer
Richard Holcomb
Reporter #4 Reporter #4   See fewer
Adam Taylor
FBI Agent #1 FBI Agent #1   See fewer
David House
FBI Agent #2 FBI Agent #2   See fewer
John Lawrence Page
FBI Agent #3 FBI Agent #3   See fewer
Matthew Kimbrough
Henry Malone Henry Malone   See fewer
Jay Leno
Jay Leno Jay Leno   See fewer
Doris Hargrave
Gretchen Boyd Gretchen Boyd   See fewer
Steve Cormier
Appraiser Appraiser   See fewer
Scarlett McAlister
Local News Reporter Local News Reporter   See fewer
Deborah Martinez
Reporter #3 Reporter #3   See fewer
Benjamin Petry
Child #1 (as Ben Petry) Child #1 (as Ben Petry)   See fewer
Cheyenne Serano
Child #2 Child #2   See fewer
Robyn Reede
Secretary Secretary   See fewer
Olive Gallagher
Morning Show Host Morning Show Host   See fewer
Kevin Wiggins
Rocket Expert Rocket Expert   See fewer
Joan Findley
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Mary Sue Evans
NASA Expert NASA Expert   See fewer
Ida Darvish
Italian Anchorwoman Italian Anchorwoman   See fewer
Eugene Nomura
Japanese Anchorman Japanese Anchorman   See fewer
Vikrum Shah
Hindu Anchorman (as Vik Shah) Hindu Anchorman (as Vik Shah)   See fewer
Yvans Jourdain
French Anchorman French Anchorman   See fewer
Jennifer Chu
Chinese Anchorwoman Chinese Anchorwoman   See fewer
Dallas Raines
National Anchorman National Anchorman   See fewer
John Burke
Reporter Reporter   See fewer
Roy Costley
Astro 'Nut' Local Astro 'Nut' Local   See fewer
Esodie Geiger
CNN News Reporter CNN News Reporter   See fewer
J.D. Garfield
Sky Copter Reporter (as JD Garfield) Sky Copter Reporter (as JD Garfield)   See fewer
J. Michael Oliva
Balloon Game Carnie (as J. Michael 'Yak' Oliva) Balloon Game Carnie (as J. Michael 'Yak' Oliva)   See fewer
Richard Gunn
Square Dance Caller Square Dance Caller   See fewer
Marc Miles
Rocket Ride Operator Rocket Ride Operator   See fewer
Jenny Gabrielle
Vanessa Vanessa   See fewer
Hannah Wiggins
Child #3 Child #3   See fewer
David Marcilla
Child #4 Child #4   See fewer
Joe Solís
Square Dance Caller #2 (as Joey Solis) Square Dance Caller #2 (as Joey Solis)   See fewer
Mark DeLisle
Mission Control #1 Mission Control #1   See fewer
David Sullivan
Young Man Young Man   See fewer
Kolya Venturi
Classmate Classmate   See fewer
Evan Adrian
Basketball Player (uncredited) Basketball Player (uncredited)   See fewer
James Blackburn
Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
Scott Flick
Supermart Shopper (uncredited) Supermart Shopper (uncredited)   See fewer
Rhett Lynch
Towns Person (uncredited) Towns Person (uncredited)   See fewer
Wendy H. Meier
Towns Person (uncredited) Towns Person (uncredited)   See fewer
Lucas Ruggles
FBI Agent (uncredited) FBI Agent (uncredited)   See fewer
Kim Thrasher
Reporter #5 (uncredited) Reporter #5 (uncredited)   See fewer
Bruce Willis
Col. Doug Masterson (uncredited) Col. Doug Masterson (uncredited)   See fewer
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