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The Astronaut Farmer
Directed by:
Michael Polish

Starring Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen, Max Thieriot, Jasper Polish, Logan Polish and Bruce Dern, "The Astronaut Farmer" (also known as "Astronaut Farmer") is an Adventure/Drama film directed by Michael Polish, released on October 15 of 2006 in the USA.

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Who directed "The Astronaut Farmer":

The Astronaut Farmer was directed by Michael Polish, an American director, writer, producer, and actor.

Before making The Astronaut Farmer, Michael Polish had directed Jackpot, released in 2001, Twin Falls Idaho (1999). Since, he directed The Smell of Success, released in 2009, Stay Cool (2009), Big Sur (2012).

What was the release date of "The Astronaut Farmer":

The Astronaut Farmer was first released on Sunday, October 15, 2006, in the United States. Also released on Sunday, October 15, 2006 have been Pan's Labyrinth (dir. Guillermo del Toro), Mah nakorn (dir. Wisit Sasanatieng), Brand Upon the Brain! (dir. Guy Maddin), and Frostbiten (dir. Anders Banke). This was thirteen (13) years ago.

It has been released on Sunday, February 11, 2007 in Germany.

What is the casting of "The Astronaut Farmer":

At the casting of The Astronaut Farmer we find Billy Bob Thornton, previously seen in School for Scoundrels (2006) and The Ice Harvest (2005); Virginia Madsen (Firewall (2006), Stuart Little 3: Call of the Wild (2005)); Max Thieriot (The Pacifier (2005), Catch That Kid (2004)) [ more... ]

  • Jon Gries and Billy Bob Thornton, Mark Polish also appeared in The Smell of Success, released in 2009.
  • Mark Polish, Jon Gries and Rick Overton can also be seen in Jackpot, released in 2001.
  • Max Thieriot and Mark Polish can also be seen in Stay Cool, released in 2009.
  • Marshall Bell and Bruce Dern also worked together in Diggstown, released in 1992.

What is the Storyline of "The Astronaut Farmer":

Charles Farmer is a former astronaut-in-training who was discharged from the military before he could fulfill his dream of becoming a vital part of NASA. Having missed the opportunity to travel into space, he decides to build a replica of the historic Mercury-Atlas in the barn on his secluded ranch in the fictional town of Story, Texas, using all his assets and facing foreclosure as a result. When he begins making inquiries about purchasing rocket fuel, the FBI and FAA step in to investigate, and the [...]

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