Follow TV Tropes


Film / The Astronaut's Wife

Go To

The Astronaut's Wife is a 1999 science fiction/thriller film written and directed by Rand Ravich, 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:

  • Dead Man Writing: Sherman leaves a videotaped message openly saying "If you're watching this, I'm dead."
  • 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.