Russian officials crucially need the help of Frank Corvin Clint Eastwood to fix a very important satellite. Nasa has to track down the retired engineer who is also a former test pilot who lost his shot at space travel decades ago. He agrees to do the job…if and only if he can bring three old Air Force buddies with him. The fun begins when the crew hits orbit, where they get much more than they bargained for.
His buddies are Tommy Lee Jones, James Garner and James Cromwell.
Donald Sutherland also stars.
The movie is directed by Clint Eastwood, written by Ken Kaufman and Howard Klauser and produced by Clint Eastwood and Andrew Lazar.
Released by Warner Bros, this Sci-fi is rated PG-13 for some language.
The movie’s running time is 2 hours and 15 minutes.
Space Cowboys was presented at the opening act of the 57th Venice Film Festival on August 30. Eastwood, was given an honorary Award, presented to him by actress Sharon Stone.
It looks like the movie is destined to see-saw up and down the box-office. It's been in a roler coaster ever since it debuted 8 weeks ago. This week's run earned the film $2,200,000 giving it a running total of $85,100,000.
Clint, as usual, steals the show.
Ratings are good.
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