The Astronaut Farmer parents guide

The Astronaut Farmer

Overall B

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.

Release date February 22, 2007

Violence B-
Sexual Content A-
Profanity C
Substance Use C+

Why is The Astronaut Farmer rated PG? The MPAA rated The Astronaut Farmer PG thematic material, peril and language

Run Time: 104 minutes

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The Astronaut Farmer
Rating & Content Info

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Why is The Astronaut Farmer rated PG? The Astronaut Farmer is rated PG by the MPAA thematic material, peril and language

Billy Bob Thornton doesn’t appear in many films you can take the kids to, but even though this one is rated PG, it may still contain concerning content. Parents can expect to find mild profanities, scatological expletives and one use of a crude term for sex. A discussion between two female characters about the size of a man’s rocket is a veiled double entendre. Domestic strife and tension results in an argument between a married couple resulting in a dish being hurled at one person and more being thrown on the floor; however, apologies are offered shortly thereafter. Other violence includes a man threatening people and a brick being thrown through a bank window. An accident involving a vehicle leaves a man in hospital with cuts on his face and broken bones. A couple of male characters drink beer. A father and his three children ride in a pickup truck without seatbelts.

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The Astronaut Farmer
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language.
Alberta PG
Manitoba PG Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Language may offend.
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "The Astronaut Farmer"

Cast and Crew

The Astronaut Farmer is directed by and stars Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Astronaut Farmer movie is July 9, 2007. Here are some details…

DVD Release Date: 10 July 2007

The Astronaut Farmer crash lands on DVD with a collection of clips/highlights, bloopers and outtakes. You can also have an "out-of-this-world" conversation with NASA astronaut David Scott (part of an audio commentary), learn How to Build a Rocket (a making-of featurette) and watch the movie’s promotional trailer. Audio tracks are available in Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (English), with subtitles in English, French and Spanish.

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