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Galaxy Quest Reviews

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Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: A-
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Trevor Johnston
Time Out
June 24, 2006
Effects and production design are splendidly integrated into the overall enterprise, which is even more enjoyable for being so unexpected.
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Jay Carr
Boston Globe
June 18, 2002
| Original Score: 3/4
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Kevin Courrier
Globe and Mail
March 19, 2002
Boldly going where few parodies have gone before.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Peter Rainer
New York Magazine/Vulture
January 1, 2000
The drolleries take precedence over the special effects.
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Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
January 1, 2000
A sweet-spirited and clever film for anyone who's ever been a sci-fi nerd -- or laughed at one.
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Lawrence Van Gelder
New York Times
January 1, 2000
An amiable comedy that simultaneously manages to spoof these popular futuristic space adventures and replicate the very elements that have made them so durable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
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Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
January 1, 2000
The premise is the best thing about the movie, but it's such a dandy premise that it is almost enough.
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Sean P. Means
Film.com
January 1, 2000
For fans of science fiction Galaxy Quest is a sweet, funny valentine to their obsessiveness.
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Mike Antonucci
San Jose Mercury News
January 1, 2000
A Star Trek spoof with an intelligence that's Vulcan and a wit that could make a Klingon grin.
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Michael O'Sullivan
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
The wisecracks fly fast and furious.
| Original Score: 4/5
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Associated Press
January 1, 2000
A lot of wacky fun.
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USA Today
January 1, 2000
Quest skirts dangerously close to being the thing it parodies: a second-rate space opera.
| Original Score: 2/4
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Bob Longino
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
January 1, 2000
It'll beam you way, way up.
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
January 1, 2000
Fast, light and funny, Galaxy Quest has a wide, generation - spanning appeal -- and you don't have to be a die-hard Trekkie to enjoy it.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Tom Long
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
A big, dumb piece of fun that will do little for your heart or intellect, but will undoubtedly leave you laughing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Jonathan Foreman
New York Post
January 1, 2000
Affectionate, often clever and unflaggingly funny!
| Original Score: 3.5/4
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Cody Clark
Mr. Showbiz
January 1, 2000
The movie's cast is delightful.
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Mark Caro
Chicago Tribune
January 1, 2000
It's a clever premise but not one that lends itself to an hour and 42 minutes of high jinks.
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Jay Webb
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
Each actor plays an actor playing the sci-fi characters. It's a bit difficult to keep track of who's who, and ultimately the characters are so underdeveloped it's even more difficult to care.
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
In many ways, Galaxy Quest is more fantasy than science fiction. It's a lighthearted romp.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
This movie is more than one joke or one idea. It's a thoroughly satisfying comedy -- and a respectable space adventure, as well.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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John Anderson
Newsday
January 1, 2000
Spaceballs meets the Six Clueless Samurai.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
The film's warm-fuzzies are formulaic and not at all genuine. The humor, though, is clever and keenly satiric without being mean-spirited.
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Roger Ebert
At the Movies
January 1, 2000
The movie's humor works best when the illogic of the TV show gets in the way.
| Original Score: 3/4
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Joe Leydon
Variety
January 1, 2000
More ingratiating than uproarious, Galaxy Quest nonetheless emerges as one of the holiday movie season's more pleasant surprises.
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
January 1, 2000
Galaxy Quest has both a story and a back story, which is rare for this kind of romp.
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Entertainment Weekly
December 25, 1999
Full Review | Original Score: A-