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R| 1 hr. 49 min.

Plot Summary
When astronaut Spencer Armacost (Johnny Depp) returns to Earth after a mission that nearly cost him his life, he decides to take a desk job in order to see his beautiful wife, Jillian (Charlize Theron), more often. Gradually, Jillian notices that Spencer's personality seems to have changed, but her concerns fade when she discovers that she's pregnant. As Jillian grows closer to becoming a mother, her suspicions about Spencer return. Why does it seem as if he's a different person?

Cast: Johnny Depp , Charlize Theron , Joe Morton , Clea DuVall , Donna Murphy , Nick Cassavetes , Samantha Eggar , Gary Grubbs

Director: Rand Ravich

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: New Line Cinema, New Line Home Video [us]

The Astronaut's Wife (1999)

Release Date: August 27th, 1999|1 hr. 49 min.

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  • 75
    Mick LaSalle San Francisco Chronicle

    It's scary. It's well-acted. It's filmed with a degree of flash and elegance. show more

  • 50
    Andy Seiler USA Today

    Allen Daviau's cinematography is so striking that the movie would probably play better with the sound off. show more

  • 20
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Houston, we have a problem. It's called The Astronaut's Wife and it's an utterly predictable rip-off of classic '60s and '70s exercises in paranoia, from "Rosemary's Baby" to "The Parallax View." show more

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