RocketMan (Rocket Man)
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During training, a member of the first manned mission to Mars is injured, and NASA chooses a replacement, spaced-out spacecraft designer Fred Z. Randall (Canadian stand-up comic Harland Williams), to team with cocky crew captain William "Wild Bill" Overbeck (William Sadler), efficient mission specialist Julie Ford (Jessica Lundy), and trained chimp Ulysses (Raven). Mission controller Bud Nesbitt (Beau Bridges) backs Fred, but flight-director Paul Wick (Jeffrey DeMunn) has doubts. En route to Mars, Fred's frenetic antics become a threat, but he wins respect with his navigational… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 24%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"A so-so sophomoric space comedy."
‑ Heather Boerner, Common Sense Media
"A slickly produced, reasonably funny family film from the company that does it best."
‑ Chris Grunden, Film Journal International
"I was stunned by how much I laughed at Harland Williams' juvenile antics in this silly little comedy."
‑ Chuck O'Leary, Fantastica Daily
"could prove to be a real side-splitter for little boys under the age of 12 or for their bigger brothers, provided they have a blood-alcohol level of .12. No doubt the screenwriters used their best crayons to scribble down this yarn..."
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"blows"
‑ Clint Morris, Film Threat
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