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Alien Nation Reviews

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Steve Crum
Dispatch-Tribune Newspapers
August 10, 2006
Fascinating and somewhat timely themed sci-fi flick, a minor classic.
| Original Score: 5/5
Daniel Eagan
Film Journal International
November 28, 2005
Smart sci-fi premise should have made a better movie
| Original Score: 3/5
Emanuel Levy
August 29, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Clint Morris
April 25, 2005
Patinkin in one of his best, most memorable performances
| Original Score: 3/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
April 8, 2005
Fun gimmick cop movie with aliens
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
November 19, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
July 25, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
March 16, 2004
Read More | Original Score: 73/100
Brian Mckay
March 21, 2003
A shallow dissertation on race relations made watchable by the sci-fi/Police thriller theme. Caan and Patankin have good chemistry, and there are some amusing culture clashes.
| Original Score: 3/5
Josh Ralske
All Movie Guide
January 4, 2003
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
December 31, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
September 3, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
July 25, 2002
It's 70% cop schpiel and 30% science-fiction fun. Switch those percentages and we'd be calling it a classic.
| Original Score: 3/5
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
February 18, 2014
With the sci-fi and horror aspects toned down, Alien Nation becomes little more than a cop show with a twist-and one that will satisfy only the most gullible of action fans.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
December 31, 2008
Uma idéia potencialmente instigante que acaba sendo desperdiçada por um roteiro tomado pelos clichês.
| Original Score: 2/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 10, 2005
Caan is good, but this is just a very standard buddy cop movie disguised as a sci-fi thriller. Plays better on TV, though.
| Original Score: 2/5
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)
June 30, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
Fr. Chris Carpenter
Catholic Sun
April 8, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
August 27, 2004
It begins focusing on the cross-cultural and human dimensions of the tale but it turns into just another police flick replete with crashing cars and endless shootouts.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/5
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