• Publication date: March 23, 2011

The Astronaut's Wife

When two astronauts start a spacewalk to repair a malfunction in one satellite, an explosion occurs and NASA loses audio/visual surveillance for 2 minutes. Both shuttle astronauts are rescued and return safely to Earth. But it starts becoming evident that neither of the two is quite the same.

  • Publication date: March 23, 2011

The Astronaut's Wife

Program data

Duration: 105

Production Year: 1999

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NASA astronaut Spencer Armacost (Johnny Depp)and fellow Alex Streck (Nick Cassavetes) are performing a spacewalk to fix a malfunction with a satellite, when an explosion cuts communication with earth for 2 minutes. The astronauts are safely returned to Earth.

Streck starts acting weird, then shortly after bleeds to death during a party. Soon after his wife commits suicide by electrocuting herself.

Spencer's wife Jillian (Charlize Theron) starts noticing that Spencer is acting strange, and shortly after she is contacted by a former NASA employee that tells her that Spencer is not her husband..


  • Johnny Depp
  • Charlize Theron
  • Joe Morton
  • Donna Murphy
  • Clea DuVall
  • Nick Cassavetes

Directed by:  Rand Ravich

Rating:  R for violence, language and some sexuality.