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Ad Astra

Directed by


Roy McBride
Eve McBride
Ruth Negga
Helen Lantos
Clifford McBride
Anne McDaniels
Shunga Hologram
Colonel Pruitt
Halszka Kuza
John Ortiz
General Rivas
Greg Bryk
Chip Garnes
Kimberly Elise
Lorraine Deavers
Loren Dean
Donald Stanford
John Finn
Kayla Adams
Flight Attendant
Kimmy Shields
Sergeant Romano
Sean Blakemore
Willy Levant
Daniel Sauli
Ran Wei
Hip Japanese Traveler
LisaGay Hamilton
Adjutent General Amelia Vogel
Alyson Reed
Janice Collins
Ravi Kapoor
Arjun Dhariwal
Jen Morillo
Hologram Dancer
D.C. Douglas
Computer Therapist
Jane Le
Stephanie Kerbis
Additional Voices
Donnie Keshawarz
Capt. Lawrence Tanner
Elisa Perry
Woman In White Pants
Justin Dray
1st. Lt. Roegge
Sasha Compere
Lt. Coleman
Adinett Nsabimana
Alex Luna
Nicholas Walker
Lunar Medic
Amanda Tudesco
Vivian Fleming-Alvarez
Mars Officer Daniels
Bayardo De Murguia
Hector Bustamante
Mallory Low
SpaceCom Employee
Eliza Gerontakis
The Singing Face
Matthew Jones
Bobby Nish
Franklin Yoshida
Danny Hamouie
Rory Flynn
Luis Richard Gomez
Kento Matsunami
Hip Japanese Traveler
Lisa Shows
Military Medic
Valeri Ross
Moon TV Guest #1
Afsheen Olyaie
Middle Eastern Traveler
Lawrence Dex
James Dunn
Lunar Passenger
Terence Rivera
Lunar Medic
Bayani Ison
Asian Male Host
Melvin Payne Jr.
Russian Astronaut
Sheila M. Lockhart
Drug Addict
Georgia James Gray
Evelyn McBride
Zoro Saro Manuel Daghlian
SpaceCom Employee
Eloy Perez
Lt. Nash
Eleanor Goodall
Ship Med Tech
Jean-Pierre Mouzon
American Astronaut
Lorell Bird Dorfman
Earth Scientist
Rodney Damon Collins
Mark Casimir Dyniewicz Jr.
Mars Shunga Goer
Rochelle Rose
BBC News Reporter
Brynn Route
Shunga Hologram
Jacob Sandler
Young Roy
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Year: 2019
 122 minutes (2 hrs 02 mins)
UK release date UK release: 18th September 2019
 BBFC Age Rating:  12A age rating
US release date US release: 20th September 2019
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UK BBFC Certificate: 12A
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Highest chart position: 2

Weeks on box office: 5

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Staying at the top for a third weekend is the ITV series turned hit movie which takes £2.6 Million over the weekend.

This puts the films 3 week total at £19.3 Million, the film will go well over the £20 Million mark by next weekend.

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The space drama starring Brad Pitt stays put at number 2 this week with £1.2 Million which pushes its total UK gross to £4.5 Million after 2 weeks.


The surprise hit movie starring Jennifer Lopez goes back up to number 3 this weeeknd with £1.01 Million which pushes the films total gross to £5.03 Million.

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The Brad Pitt starring space film falls to 5 this weekend with a $10.01 Million weeeknd pushing the film to $35.3 Million after 2 weeks of release.

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Downton Abbey

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Falling to number 5 on its second weekend with $14.4 Million from 45 countries for a $56.7 total gross.

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This brings the films total gross in the UK to £13.1 Million.

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