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1 hr. 41 min.

Plot Summary
Roy (Don Knotts), a perpetually terrified 35-year-old man-child, still lives with his parents. He plays an astronaut at a local fairground, but his father (Arthur O'Connell) wants him to be a real astronaut and lands him a place at NASA. On arrival, Roy discovers he's just a janitor, but he keeps up the charade, which eventually gets him fired. When NASA wants to send someone unqualified into orbit to one-up the Russians, however, they send Roy into space, where things invariably go wrong.

Cast: Don Knotts , Leslie Nielsen , Joan Freeman , Arthur O'Connell ,

Director: Edward J. Montagne

Genres: Comedy

Distributor: Universal Pictures

The Reluctant Astronaut (1967)

Release Date: May 14th, 1967|1 hr. 41 min.

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