The Astronaut Farmer

Movie review by Cynthia Fuchs, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 8+

Billy Bob dreams of space in uneven fantasy drama.

PG 2007 104 minutes

Parents say

age 11+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

not rated for age

Based on 5 reviews

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age 11+

A Laugh-Out-Loud Movie...But Not In a Good Way

THE ASTRONAUT FARMER is not a good movie. At all. If you watch it, you probably won't enjoy it, due to its laughable story, soap-opera script, and bad acting. Language is an issue in the movie. "S**t" and "a*s" are used some, and so is "d**n". A man recalls his father's suicide, and the main character is beat up pretty bad after a shuttle crash. He is also a bad role model for kids. He sacrifices his family's hopes and dreams on a whim to make himself feel good, and we're supposed to praise him for it. He acts irrationally to situations and vandalizes public buildings.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing
not rated for age

Kids may get bored

good movie,i dont know what group age it was aidmed at,kids get bored by the long talks & lack of action but for grounp ups its a very good movie

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