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10 Movie Astronauts You Wouldn’t Want To Be Stuck In Space With
Bad company for when you’re headed to infinity... and beyond!

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10 Movie Astronauts You Wouldn’t Want To Be Stuck In Space With | SpaceCamp (1986)
SpaceCamp (1986)

Character: Max (Joaquin – then known as Leaf – Phoenix)

Truth be told, compared to some of the other space oddities on this list, Max isn’t too awful. He just has the misfortune of being a wide-eyed kid genius in a 1980s movie. He’s overenthusiastic and manages to send his fellow camp attendees into orbit courtesy of that other annoying bugbear of ‘80s films, the cute robot. Forget helping Max to be brave by calling him Luke Skywalker and encouraging him to use The Force - we’d leave him behind in the classroom and have him write, “I must not be so bloody precocious” on the board 5000 times.
 

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1 What!
So like... Where was Ash of the Nostromo!? Who made this list? And IBM as a charecter??? Have a better one... More

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Unbelievable, Burke and Ash not mentioned, maybe even Fifield!!!!! what about Khan? More

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Today I learned that Hal 9000 is an astronaut. More

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Where the hell are Ash and Burke! Both defo deserve mentions! More

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7 Solaris - Kelvin not Klein!
Clooney's character in Solaris does not "share a name with Chris Klein" since he's called Chris Kelvin... More

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8 Burke
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Sorely missing Ian Holm's Ash here. More

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10 Event horizon
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