October 29, 2020
An ungainly, but interesting blend of sci-fiction and an old-fashioned, sandblown desert epic.
October 29, 2019
Stargate is a blast from the past in many ways, but it imaginatively employs the latest special effects technology to give audiences new thrills.
October 13, 2019
The kind of flick where Kurt Russell dispatches an Anubis-looking baddie after first telling him, in the kind of bon mot that elevates the thing an entire letter grade, "Give my regards to King Tut, a**hole."
August 28, 2019
'Stargate' is a prime entertainment whose two hours of footage passes very quickly. [Full Review in Spanish]
May 2, 2018
It works not because ridiculousness is concealed, but because ridiculousness on this scale becomes something else. Don't let anyone tell you that Stargate, lifeless script and all, isn't clunky fun, proudly trembling on the brink of classic camp.
November 29, 2017
Stargate starts promisingly... But it then turns into an interminable exercise in special effects and not-so-special fisticuffs.
June 27, 2011
What Emmerich achieves is a sense of grand scale that makes the film fun to watch as a space adventure.
June 2, 2010
"Has matured wonderfully, sustaining as a curious genre exercise in blockbuster yearn marked by surprising buoyancy, madly entertaining performances, and a fertile cinematic imagination behind the camera not yet corrupted by massive box office success."
October 27, 2009
Still, this is a decent little diversion, the kind of pure popcorn fodder that would find a far more ballsy form when Will Smith took on city-sized flying saucers in Independence Day.