Stargate Reviews

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.
September 7, 2011
January 1, 2000
The movie Ed Wood, about the worst director of all time, was made to prepare us for Stargate.
January 1, 2000
[A] loopy, mostly entertaining sci-fi adventure.
January 1, 2000
A cinematic fireworks show without the grand finale.
October 28, 1994
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.
January 2, 2011
Promising setup killed by action-film cliches.
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."