Galaxy Quest
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For four years, the courageous crew of the NSEA Protector donned their uniforms and set out on thrilling and often dangerous missions in space - then their series was cancelled. Twenty years later, the five stars of the classic '70s series "Galaxy Quest" are still in costume, making appearances at sci-fi conventions for legions of die-hard fans - but some of those fans are a little more far out than the actors could have ever imagined. A group of aliens who have mistaken intercepted television transmissions for "historical documents" arrive at a convention and whisk… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 89%

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"Effects and production design are splendidly integrated into the overall enterprise, which is even more enjoyable for being so unexpected."
‑ Trevor Johnston, Time Out
"The movie's humor works best when the illogic of the TV show gets in the way."
‑ Roger Ebert, At the Movies
"A fantastic science fiction comedy"
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Before Tropic Thunder, there came this clever and satisfying spoof of "Star Trek" and its enduing fan phenomenon."
‑ Jeffrey M. Anderson, Combustible Celluloid
"An enormously entertaining pop-culture ride."
‑ Rob Gonsalves, eFilmCritic.com
"Boldly going where few parodies have gone before."
‑ Kevin Courrier, Globe and Mail
"It's a clever premise but not one that lends itself to an hour and 42 minutes of high jinks."
‑ Mark Caro, Chicago Tribune
"Hilarious, fast, funny, fresh fun for the family."
‑ Nell Minow, Common Sense Media
"Despite a premise that sounds far from promising, GALAXY QUEST turns out to be an amusing adventure that ofers both good comedy and reasonably exciting science fiction."
‑ Steve Biodrowski, Cinefantastique
"A hilarious spoof of Trek and Trek fandom. While Galaxy Quest could have easily taken potshots at geeks, rather the film acts as more of a celebration of these sometimes misguided devotees."
‑ Chris Gore, Film Threat
"The drolleries take precedence over the special effects."
‑ Peter Rainer, New York Magazine/Vulture
"It'll beam you way, way up."
‑ Bob Longino, Atlanta Journal-Constitution
"Galaxy Quest works not just as a parody or a send-up of a type of film. It works as a basic space adventure as well."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"While gently spoofing the old Star Trek series and honoring it, Galaxy Quest creates and inhabits its own uniquely lovable universe."
‑ John J. Puccio, Movie Metropolis
"It's hip, it's funny and it is one of the better ensemble efforts -- both in front and behind the camera. I had a fun time."
‑ Robin Clifford, Reeling Reviews
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