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The Astronaut Farmer

Charles Farmer (Billy Bob Thornton) is the ultimate space cowboy. After having to abort his mission plans for an aerospace career, the wannabe astronaut continues to pursue his dreams by building his own rocket in his barn . But when the authorities get wind of his plans, they threaten to ground his operation. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: B-
Sexual Content: A-
Language: C
Drugs/Alcohol: C+
Run Time: 104
Theater Release: 22 Feb 2007
Video Release: 09 Jul 2007
MPAA Rating: PG
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How We Determine Our Grades

The Astronaut Farmer is rated PG: thematic material, peril and language

Cast: Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen
Studio: Photo ? Warner Brothers Studios

Detailed Review

If you think your husband has a hobby that takes up way too much time and money, you'll be relieved you're not married to Charles Farmer (Billy Bob Thornton). He's… 
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Why Is The Astronaut Farmer Rated PG?

Billy Bob Thornton doesn’t appear in many films you can take the kids to, but… 
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Talk It Over

At one point Charles Farmer says, “Somewhere along the line we stopped believing that we… 
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