A NASA astronaut (Thornton), forced to retire years earlier so he could save his family farm, has never give up his dream of space travel and looks to build his own rocket, despite the government's threats to stop him.
- Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen and Bruce Dern
- Director(s): Michael Polish
- Producer(s): Len Amato
- Screenwriter(s): Michael Polish, Mark Polish
- Distributor: Warner Brothers
- Animal Coordinator: Tim Carrol
- Release Date: Friday, February 23, 2007
Featured Animal Action
Safety Representatives were unable to directly supervise the animal action in Astronaut Farmer due to late notification and/or limited resources and scheduling conflicts. However, the production submitted a shooting script and relevant animal scheduling information, and provided a pre-release screening of the film, as requested by American Humane.