The Astronaut Farmer Synopsis
A farmer (Billy Bob Thornton), who once worked for NASA, builds a rocket in his barn.
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Astronaut Farmer encourages dreamers

By tamarasommers
Astronaut Farmer—The movie is a story for dreamers and creative individuals. It is an encouraging story for young and mature minds on several levels. It demonstrates victory against the most...

Astronaut Farmer

By Lady Bells
This is a wholesome family movie... It has some realistic items pertaining to everyday life, but it is a movie about hopes and dreams... Everyone must have hope and everyone must have dreams.....

How Corny can a movie get!

By debrac
I couln't believe my husband chose this movie. We usually see well written, well directed, thought provoking movies....what a mistake. I teased him for days....

Loved it!

By jburkezz
This is a great family movie and quite entertaining. It's nice to see that Billy Bob Thornton can make movies without lots of profanity also. I really enjoyed it....

Great Family Movie!!

By Jack B Park Forest IL
Loved it as it teaches you a thing or two about life and never giving up on your dreams!...

Great feel good family movie

By TikiLiz
My family loved this movie. It relays a message of never giving up on your dreams no matter how out of reach they seem. It was better than I had anticipated and I would see it again. Take your family...

Astronaut Farmer

By wcavette_appraiser_plan
It was a good story, one that the whole family could see together. The music was good also. It was good to see a movie that was character driven that did not contain a lot of violence or sexual...

could have been better

By motelcambodia
Looks like a lot of money was spent on making this , But the story line could have been better . Rewritten and edited this could have been better. It jumps around a bit and stupid FBI guys must...

The Astronaut Farmer

By tmb
An enjoyable movie....

Billy Bob, I'm disappointed

By charliebob
13 yr. old grandson said "awesome" ... grandmother, nodded all the way through. So totally implausible, yet presented in a "you've gotta believe us" light. Beautiful scenery ... cute little girls...

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Rated PG | For thematic material, peril and language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Billy Bob dreams of space in uneven fantasy drama.
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