Battlestar Galactica (2003)

Battlestar Galactica

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One of the most popular television series of the late '70s science fiction boom gets a new look for the new millennium in remake, created as a made-for-cable miniseries. Four decades after the Cylon Wars, the Cylon robots (some of whom have since assumed human form) have launched a vicious nuclear attack, leaving only a few Colonial forces to lead the survivors to safety. Led by starship commander Adama (Edward James Olmos) and politician and possible presidential successor Laura Roslin (Mary … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Ronald D. Moore, Christopher Eric James
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 28, 2004
Runtime:

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Cast


as Laura Roslin

as Capt. Lee `Apollo' A...

as Lt. Kara `Starbuck' ...

as Col. Tigh

as Lt. Sharon `Boomer' ...

as Number Six

as Crew Chief Tyrol

as Gaius Baltar

as Aaron Doral

as Priest Elosha

as Transport Pilot

as Leoben Conroy

as Crewman Specialist P...
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Critic Reviews for Battlestar Galactica

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

Full Review… | September 10, 2010
Variety
Top Critic

As is appropriate for this more jaded era, the story is much more grim and edgy. Now if I can just get used to Starbuck being a girl . . .

Full Review… | May 14, 2005
eFilmCritic.com

Full Review… | May 14, 2005
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Full Review… | May 14, 2005
Flick Filosopher

Audience Reviews for Battlestar Galactica

½

The breathtaking miniseries that started the TV series, featuring steady direction, great dialogue and elegant long takes. Through a fascinating universe, it raises moral issues with intelligence, keeping the focus always on the characters and the human aspect of the battle.

blacksheepboy
Carlos Magalh„es

Super Reviewer

This three hour miniseries is absolutely stunning in so many ways I don't even know where to begin. It puts us in the middle of a world with a complex history. It, unapologetically, launches the story straight away. I like the fact it assumes we know this fictitious world. It forces you to keep paying attention, as there is a lot going on. History, plot, characters, twists and turns are all crammed into 180 minutes, but it doesn't feel bloated or rushed. If anything, it has perfect pacing. To feel this connected and this involved with a large group of characters after just three hours is quite amazing. The large group of characters contains familiar but reliable archetypes, and more complex characters. My favorite would have to be James Callis. He portrays a selfish but conflicted man, somewhat responsible for the end of humanity. He is joined by a Jiminy Cricketesque subconscious, that takes the form of a very sexy Cyclon. Lots of terminology, politics, religious and technological debates abound. If you like your TV (or even movies) dense, well rounded, beautifully scripted, and utterly engaging, please check this out. Now if you'll excuse me, I have 4 seasons to be getting on with.

kiriyamakazou
Luke Baldock

Super Reviewer

Way way way way better than I was expecting.

See the series it's amazing.

kenstachnik
Ken Stachnik

Super Reviewer

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