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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 | Sunshine (2007)
Sunshine (2007)

Character: Pinbacker (Mark Strong)

Don’t you just hate it when you’re on a second, desperate mission to reignite the sun, and you board the missing ship sent out to try the first time only to discover that the captain is a raving religious loon who purposely scuppered the job? Pinbacker is exactly that pillock. Not only that, but he also hangs around like a fart in an elevator, driven into the depths of insanity by exposure to solar radiation and severe burns. Would you really want this nightmare of a horror character stalking you around your ship, trying to kill you? Thought not.
 

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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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6 As below……..
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
Burke from Aliens came to mind when I first saw this More

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9 Ash
Sorely missing Ian Holm's Ash here. More

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10 Event horizon
I assume Chris wrote this with an obligatory/incessant mention of Event Horizon More

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