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Family Comedy Rated: All (G)19671h 41mOn: Not Available Tags: Space Country: America

Don Knotts is Roy Fleming, a small town kiddie-ride operator who is deathly afraid of heights. After learning that his father has signed him up for the space program, Roy reluctantly heads for Houston, only to find out upon arriving that his job is a janitor, not an astronaut. Anxious to live up to the expectations of his domineering father, Roy manages to keep up a facade of being an astronaut to his family and friends. When NASA decides to launch a lay person into space to prove the worthiness of a new automated spacecraft, Roy gets the chance to confront his fears.The Reluctant Astronaut featuring Don Knotts and Leslie Nielsen is not currently available to stream, rent, or buy but you can add it to your want to see list for updates. It's a comedy and family movie with an average IMDb audience rating of 6.4 (2,323 votes).

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#28,666 Ranked Movie

#508 Ranked in Space Movies

#895 Ranked in Science Movies

#2570 Ranked in Science-Fiction Movies

The Reluctant Astronaut has an average IMDb audience rating of 6.4 (2,323 votes). The movie is not very popular with Reelgood users lately.

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