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The Astronaut Farmer (2006)

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104 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

A NASA astronaut (Thornton), 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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$ 13,000,000
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$ 4,454,319
Gross (USA)
$ 11,003,643
Gross (World)
$ 11,130,889
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Feb 23, 2007 (United States)

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Billy Bob Thornton
Charles Farmer Charles Farmer   See fewer
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Virginia Madsen
Audrey 'Audie' Farmer Audrey 'Audie' Farmer   See fewer
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Max Thieriot
Shepard Farmer Shepard Farmer   See fewer
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Jasper Polish
Stanley Farmer Stanley Farmer   See fewer
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Logan Polish
Sunshine Farmer Sunshine Farmer   See fewer
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Mark Polish
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Farmer (uncredited) Farmer (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.3 / 10 | 21,129 votes