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The Astronaut's Wife (1999)

After an explosion in space and subsequent two-minute radio-out period, two astronauts return home to their wives. Slightly it's revealed that they're not the same as they were.

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A pair of shuttle astronauts leave their spacecraft to repair a satellite. There's an explosion. NASA loses contact for two minutes, but the both are rescued and safely returned to Earth. Eventually it becomes evident that neither of the astronauts is quite the same. Written by JHole

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Imagine the face of terror is the one you love. See more »

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Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Rated R for violence, language and a strong scene of sexuality | See all certifications »

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27 August 1999 (USA)  »

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$75,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,027,003 (USA) (29 August 1999)

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$10,672,566 (USA)
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Trivia

Clea Duvall (Nan) can be seen wearing blue contacts during several scenes in the movie. In some scenes, she sports her natural brown eyes. See more »

Goofs

When examining Reese's things, Jillian comes across a Newsweek magazine with a cover story of the accident in space and a cover picture of a B-58. There is no conceivable explanation nor storyline of why a front line story would use a picture of an aircraft retired practically 30 years before the mission. See more »

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Spencer Armacost: There is something I need to tell you, Jill... about what happened. All there was... was the cold. I knew what the cold was... it was death. Then the cold faded and then I felt warmth. It was the warmth of you.
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References 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) See more »

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Four Beat Cha Cha Cha
Written by Tito Puente
Performed by Tito Puente and His Orchestra
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Worst Critics ever?
26 June 2013 | by (Denmark) – See all my reviews

I just watched this movie which is 14 years old and I've never heard of it maybe because of the 5.1 score on IMDb. I have never EVER been more in disagreement with this site. This is not a 5/10 rated movie should be much closer to 7/10 don't know what people are thinking to be honest. The actors in it should alone be worth a 7. and i must say they did not disappoint at all so i don't know why people vote it 5. that was all i had to say but have to write 10 lines. Well Worth a watch if u haven't allrdy. im just filling out space now. gogo watch it. very hard to write 10 lines about something i could write in 1 line critics are WRONG! this is at least 7/10 in my opinion i have watched movies with 8+ that was worse then this so.


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