Space Warriors

Space Warriors is a 2013 American film directed by Sean McNamara and starring Thomas Horn, Josh Lucas, and Danny Glover. The film was released in the United States on 26 April 2013.


The movie begins with a narration by Jimmy who tells his story of why he wants to go into space and be an astronaut. In the movie Jimmy Hawkins (Thomas Horn) is a young boy who dreams up becoming an astronaut, just like his father, Andy (Dermot Mulroney). His dream comes true when he wins a scholarship to Space Camp led by Commander Philips (Danny Glover) given by Col. Roy Manley (Josh Lucas). Col. Manley travels around the world recruiting young cadets. However, Jimmy's mother, Sally (Mira Sorvino), refuses because of an incident at NASA, when Andy was fired over a big fight. So Jimmy fakes a voice recorder to make it sound like his father has let him go to space camp, then lies to his mother that he is going on a fishing trip with Andy.