Space Cowboys (2000) DVD - Widescreen - 5.1 Retail

Space Cowboys (2000) DVD - Widescreen - 5.1 Retail
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A 60-year-old astronaut is sent on a mission to repair a broken satellite that threatens to cause a disaster on Earth if it falls from outer space. The only catch is that he insists that three of his friends, who were not originally selected in the astronaut training program, accompany him as his crew.

This high-tech, high-action drama, directed by and starring Clint Eastwood, mimics classic space favorites such as THE RIGHT STUFF while providing some of the chummy machismo of earlier Eastwood movies.

Clint Eastwood teams up with some old friends to make SPACE COWBOYS, a rollicking motion picture that wraps action, comedy, and science fiction into one neat package. Eastwood plays Frank Corvin, a former air force pilot who was shunned from flying into space in 1958 after NASA was created. Forty years later, when a Russian satellite appears to be headed for a collision with Earth, Corvin finally gets his chance. He bribes his archrival Bob Gerson (James Cromwell) into letting his team go into space to repair the satellite, on the condition that they pass the physical. However, passing the physical isn't so easy for aging veterans Jerry O'Neil (Donald Sutherland), Tank Sullivan (James Garner), and Hawk Hawkins (Tommy Lee Jones), who, while still mentally sharp, aren't in the best of physical shape. Nonetheless, they manage to fill all the requirements. Ignoring the two cocky upstarts who have been sent along to back them up, the old-timers blast off and head straight for the satellite. But when they get there, the realization that the satellite is actually carrying six nuclear warheads changes the course of the mission, endangering the lives of the astronauts as well as the citizens of America. With exceptional special effects and a breezy tone, SPACE COWBOYS is one of Eastwood's most entertaining films to date.

The film was shot on location in California; Houston, Texas; and the Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Industrial Light & Magic was responsible for the film's visual effects.

Clint Eastwood received a Golden Lion for career achievement at the 2000 Venice Film Festival, where he screened SPACE COWBOYS out of competition!!

  • Attractive Retail Box
  • Genre: Action/Adventure, Action, Adventure, Space Exploration, Space Opera, Science Fiction, NASA
  • Rating: PG (Canadian Home Video Rating)
  • Rating Reason: For Language.
  • Starring: James Cromwell, Loren Dean, William Devane, Clint Eastwood, James Garner, Marcia Gay Harden, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, Courtney B. Vance
  • Directed By: Clint Eastwood
  • Release Information:
  • Studio: Warner Studios
  • Theatrical Release Date: August 4, 2000
  • DVD Release Date: February 3, 2004
  • Run Time: 130 minutes
  • Production Company: Warner Brothers
  • Package Type: Snap Case
  • DVD Features:
  • Encoding: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only). This DVD will probably NOT be viewable in other countries.
  • Aspect Ratio(s):
  • Widescreen anamorphic - 2.35:1
  • Available Audio Tracks:
  • English (Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround)
  • French (Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround)
  • Languages: English & French (Dubbed in Quebec)
  • Available Subtitles: English and French
  • Closed Captioned: Yes
  • Bonus Features:
  • Four (4) Behind-the-Scenes Documentaries:
  • Back at the Rance (on Location with Cast and Crew and Exploring the Special Effects)
  • The Effects
  • Tonight with Leno (Expanded Version of the Jay Leno Sequence)
  • Up Close with the Editor (Unforgiven Oscar Winner Joel Cox)
  • Cast/Director Career Highlights
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Added Payload of Enhanced Features for Your DVD-ROM PC:
  • Space Shuttle Challenge
  • Links to Original Theatrical Web Site
  • Future Online Events and Other Locations
  • Sampler Trailers
  • Interactive Features:
  • Scene Access
  • Interactive Menus
Product Requirements
  • DVD Player
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