Film: The Astronaut's Wife

The Astronaut's Wife is a 1999 science fiction/thriller starring Johnny Depp as an astronaut returning from a space mission and doesn't seem quite right, as his wife Charlize Theron suspects something is wrong with him.

Tropes associated with The Astronaut's Wife:

  • Alien Invasion
  • Does Not Like Shoes: Jillian is often barefoot. There are some extreme close-up shots of her bare feet, most notably near the end when she leads the alien to believe she's about to electrocute herself.
  • Downer Ending
  • Hope Spot: When the titular Astronaut's Wife tricks the alien into thinking she was going to commit suicide, she turns the tables and electrocutes her possessed husband. Unfortunately, the alien comes out of the husband's body and possesses her
  • Invisible Aliens: It does become visible near the end of the movie.
  • Puppeteer Parasite