Battlestar Galactica

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35%

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Average Rating: 3.3/5

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Carrying survivors from a distant planet, the spaceship Galactica attempts to reach Earth. Along the way, however, Galactica's crew must battle a legion of enemy robots. This science-fiction adventure was edited together from the first and fifth episodes of the television series of the same name.

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Critic Reviews for Battlestar Galactica

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  • Richard A. Colla directed, and Robert L. Kimble led the team of editors faced with the impossible task of carving a masterpiece out of a monstrosity. What they got is a monumental turkey - and just in time for Thanksgiving.

    Nov 17, 2014 | Full Review…
  • With strictly tele-standard acting, straightforward space opera plot, grandiose sentiment and slushy love interest, it's really only meat for genre fans.

    Jan 26, 2006 | Full Review…
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  • Although evidently a rip-off - there were hints of Lucas even taking the matter to the courts - this spacebound wagon train, whose limits are readily apparent, is great fun.

    May 11, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…
  • Money shows, but pace and acting suffer.

    Feb 24, 2008 | Rating: 2/5
  • A Star Wars clone for the boob tube crowd that never quite captured the imagination or originality that an ambitious sci-fi showcase should exude so effortlessly.

    May 22, 2003 | Rating: 2/5
  • High concept, low budget. Not looking forward to the SciFi channel 'reinterpretation'.

    Feb 24, 2003 | Rating: 4/5

Audience Reviews for Battlestar Galactica

½

This is the film which started the classic TV series. In fact, it may have been better to leave it as a film, or film series, and not gone to TV, but that's just my opinion. I really liked this movie, it's exciting, fun, and a sometimes unintentionally very funny. It's not a fantastic movie, but I enjoy it.

Aj V
Aj V

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½

Just finished watching all 24 episodes of the original series. What a fun ride down memory lane. Was a great time.

John Manard
John Manard

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This bored me to tears. I could never get into the movie or the television series. It had a superb theme song, great ships, awesome Cylons, and a neato robot dog, but the human characters were dull; I didn't like any of them. The insectoid Ovions were cool when they were cocooning the people in the basement of the casino.

Lafe Fredbjornson
Lafe Fredbjornson

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½

Trashy TV special shown in cinemas in an attempt to cash in on the popularity of Star Wars. It's pure 70s cheese from beginning to end, and that's part of it's appeal. And Starbuck is even cooler than the Face man! Entertainingly kitsch junk that really only has value for the nostalgic.

xGary Xx
xGary Xx

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