• Space Cowboys (2000)

Space Cowboys

Release Date: August 4th, 2000

DVD Release Date: April 17th, 2001

PG-13 |2 hr 9 min

Plot Summary

Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland and James Garner star as a group of pilots whose time has come to serve their country and fulfill their dream of going to space. In 1958, the members of Team Daedalus, a group of top Air Force test pilots, were ready to serve their country as the first Americans in space. When NASA replaced the Air Force for outer atmospheric testing, they were pushed aside for a chimpanzee. The team retired, but the dream of going into space never died.

Cast: Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, James Garner, James Cromwell, Marcia Gay Harden, William Devane, Loren Dean

Director: Clint Eastwood

Genres: Comedy drama , Adventure

Production Co: Village Roadshow Prod., Mad Chance, Malpaso Company, Clipsal Films

Distributors: Warner Bros. Pictures

Keywords: Rise, Cheeky, Underdog, Friend, Amusing, Transformation, Wife, 2000s, Rivalry

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Michael WilmingtonChicago Tribune

    Ends up working like a charm. show more

  • 74
    Larry TerenziMr. Showbiz

    He's (Eastwood) made a mature film that bests nearly all of the summer's highly touted blockbusters for pure escapism. show more

  • 100
    Bob GrahamSan Francisco Chronicle

    Best movie of the summer. show more

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