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Space Cowboys Reviews

May 10, 2001
It's a rare pleasure to watch four terrific actors having the time of their lives.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 1, 2000
The movie may not pack anything near the emotional punch of Unforgiven, but it's an entertainingly raffish action-comedy nonetheless.
January 1, 2000
A comic masterpiece of full rear male nudity.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
One of those over-the-hill-gang buddyfests that pretend to be about teamwork and valor but are really about movie-star cronyism.
January 1, 2000
Space Cowboys is one of the more gracefully satisfying features of the summer.
January 1, 2000
Space Cowboys plays more like a mixture of Eastwood's leaden Cold War thriller Firefox and the aimless goofballing of Bronco Billy or Honkytonk Man than like his better films.
January 1, 2000
Space Cowboys is poorly engineered: lurchingly paced, the dramatic conflicts duct taped together.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
January 1, 2000
Even star power can get lost in space.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
January 1, 2000
An absorbing mix of perilous suspense, derring-do, personal courage and well-judged self-sacrifice.
January 1, 2000
Old stars shine in funny, thrilling Space Cowboys.
January 1, 2000
Clint Eastwood makes our day with the summer's most delightful surprise.
January 1, 2000
Space Cowboys is a blast for those who don't mind geriatric heroes.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Space Cowboys is the summer's best movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
January 1, 2000
Eastwood's economy of gesture both behind and in front of the camera is a pleasure in itself.
January 1, 2000
Space Cowboys is a satisfying science-fiction yarn.
January 1, 2000
Captivating special effects.
January 1, 2000
Without succumbing to bitterness or nostalgia or overstating the case for one generation's virtues, [Eastwood] and his cohorts mount a vigorous and funny defense of maturity.
Read More | Original Score: 4.5/5
January 1, 2000
A nifty bit of digital wizardry.
January 1, 2000
Its heroes may be old, but the film feels delightfully fresh.
January 1, 2000
[Eastwood] made a mature film that bests nearly all of the summer's highly touted blockbusters for pure escapism.
January 1, 2000
Read More | Original Score: B
January 1, 2000
Some of the bits are funny ... but after a while it gets kind of old.
January 1, 2000
An enjoyable, if not totally absorbing, summer action movie that provides a welcome vacation from the tyranny of youth.
January 1, 2000
It's an enjoyable ride, navigated by that most experienced pilot of aging machismo, Clint Eastwood.
January 1, 2000
As craftily savvy as it is well-crafted.
January 1, 2000
Eastwood highlights the personal relationships in a way that is gentle, funny and authentic.
January 1, 2000
There's an abundance of charm and screen presence from the four veteran actors.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
January 1, 2000
Space Cowboys works both as a humorous action movie and a cultural statement.