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Release Date: March 15, 2002Running Time: 104 mins.
MPAA Rating: PG
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Period


James Woods

Annabeth Gish

Alex D Linz

Mark Moses

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Dr. Wilhelm von Huber, a top NASA scientist recently relocated to Cape Canaveral with his 12-year-old son, Billy. Their relationship has become strained in the wake of the recent death of Billy's mother. Billy finds his father old-fashioned and boring. He wants to lead an exciting life, to be a hero like the young astronaut, Alan Shepherd. It's not long before Billy gets his chance. Billy is hired by Dr. Donni McGuinness, the beautiful Director of Veterinary Sciences, to help train the chimpanzees for NASA space missions. Billy begins to develop a close bond with one particular chimp -- Mac. With Billy's help and companionship, Mac is chosen to become the first American astronaut launched in... Full Summary >>