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An astronaut refuses to leave his dream of becoming an astronaut behind in "Astronaut Farmer," starring Billy Bob Thornton.
Movies opening Friday:
"The Astronaut Farmer"
: An astronaut is forced to leave NASA to save his family farm, but he continues to dream of space travel and sets out to build a rocket inside his barn. Though his neighbors consider him an oddity, the media considers him a story, and the government considers him a threat, nothing can deter him from his dream to break through the atmosphere and orbit the earth. Billy Bob Thornton and Virginia Madsen star. (PG)
"The Number 23": Jim Carrey stars as a man whose life unravels when he becomes obsessed with an obscure book that's all about the number. As he reads the book, he becomes increasingly convinced that it is based on his own life. Virginia Madsen (again) and Danny Huston co-star. (R)
"Reno 911!: Miami": Based on the popular Comedy Central show, Reno's "finest" are called in to protect and serve when a terrorist attack disrupts a national police convention in Miami Beach they're attending. (R)