The Astronaut's Wife
The Astronaut's Wife (1999)

Science fiction blends with domestic horror in this thriller. Spencer Armacost (Johnny Depp) is an astronaut on a routine mission in space when something goes horribly wrong and it looks as if he's doomed. However, Spencer is rescued at… More

Rated: R
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Release Date: August 27, 1999
DVD Release Date: February 8, 2000
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Critic Score: 16% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Despite the best efforts of its talented leads, The Astronaut's Wife moves at a snail's pace and fails to generate enough intrigue to keep viewers engaged.

Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Moderately diverting thriller that builds suspense and entertains effectively.

Robert Horton

One of the least endurable films of 1999!

Rob Gonsalves

A high-toned grind.

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Gemma Files

Languorous and oddly detached.

Jonathan Foreman
New York Post

Both leads look terrific.

Chuck Rudolph
Matinee Magazine

By turns dumb, boring, and ludicrous.

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Betsy Sherman
Boston Globe

Theron is hardly ready to carry a movie.

Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz

It's a real space bomb.

E! Online

This flick should have been put on a garbage payload and jettisoned into orbit before it reached theaters.

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Flixster Audience Score: 33% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
An easy space flight (if there's ever such a thing, at least as of yet) has an unexplained 2 minute glitch that eventually leads to some curious, ominous… More
Mark Walker
Johnny Depp is one of those actors who has consistantly made brave choices throughout his career. There are few actors like him and although some of his choices… More
xGary Xx
An astronaut returns to Earth after an accident during a space walk, but his wife soon begins to suspect that he is not the man who she married. Rosemary's… More
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Cameron Sherwell
Dull and pointless, Johnny Depp plays a far to run of the mill boring character for his acting style and the sub-par scares won't raise anything apart from… More
Conner Rainwater
A terrible movie. Everything about this came off as pathetic and just odd. Johnny Depp and Charlize Theron were completely wrong for the parts they played and… More