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  • The Astronaut Farmer's goofy quality makes it totally endearing. It's also super entertaining. Critics are fond of referring to movies as a "great ride." With this one, the words couldn't be more apt. show more

  • In most cases, doggedly pursuing a dream is laudable. But if it does nothing else, The Astronaut Farmer demonstrates that not every dream is worth pursuing. At least not the belabored one of a narcissistic crackpot masquerading as an admirable dreamer. show more

  • The oddest thing about this very odd movie is that it doesn't seem to know what to make of itself. show more

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  • October 15, 2008 Juliarider1
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    why do you whatc a movie? to escape reality.duh a farmer cant build a rocket. so enjoy a movie about one that can.A MOVIE.

  • May 22, 2008 fljaguars
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    If you think back to when you where a child,you had a dream to..If you push hard enough and strive for what you want thats your dream.....

  • May 22, 2008 johnsbury1
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    Can't imagine why Thorton did this schlock movie? It was very implausable and so filled with hokum that it bored me to distraction. It is a movie for early teens or adults with no reality requirements. It is so far fetched that it becomes comic. One selfish father puts his entire family and home at risk to persue a totally unbelievable and totally impossible goal and we are supposed to be impressed? I don't think so! There wasn't one part of this dumb movie that was believable.This "movie" was so bad it was insulting. A complete waste of time.

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