The Astronaut Farmer
- 1 hr 44 min
Astronaut Farmer is about a retired NASA scientist played by Billy Bob Thornton, who plays Farmer, who is trying to save the family farm. Throughout his long distinguished career with NASA he never got the chance to go into space but has always dreamed of it. With the little money that he has he decides to build his own rocket in his own barn. In the meantime, his wife is growing more upset that he is taking loans out and using what little money they have to build this rocket to go into outer space. Word of mouth gets out that this rocket is being built and the government threatens to shut it down. Before the deadline he attempts to get this rocket into space.