The Astronaut Farmer Movie If we don't have our dreams, we have nothing.


The Astronaut Farmer

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2007 | PG | Drama

An astronaut (Thornton) of NASA is forced to retire so he could save his family farm. But he can't give up his dream of space travel and looks to build his own rocket, despite the government's threats to stop him.

U.S. Release Date

The Astronaut Farmer release date was Friday, February 23, 2007.


Tuesday, July 10, 2007

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Directed by

Michael Polish


Michael Polish
Mark Polish


Warner Independent Pictures

Rating MPAA

PG for thematic material, peril and language


The story follows an eccentric farmer who dreams of space travel and sets out to build a rocket inside his barn. His neighbors consider him an oddity, the government thinks he is a threat, and the media sees him as a story.

Shooting Locations

  • TBA: New Mexico, United States

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