The Ice Pirates
The Ice Pirates (1984)

In this undistinguished parody of the sci fi genre, Robert Urich is Jason who leads a band of pirates in redistributing the wealth of the few to the coffers of the needy. He also joins up with Princess Karina Mary Crosby in searching for… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: March 16, 1984
DVD Release Date: February 15, 2005
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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

For a far superior mix of science fiction and satire, just watch Mel Brooks' Spaceballs again.

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Christopher Null

Stupid, stupid, stupid... but amusing.

James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

It'll really frost you

Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Crudely settles for being a low-level goofy spoof of Star Wars.

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Everything about The Ice Pirates is done in fun, of course; it's just that much of it is overdone.

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Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)

The robot pimp made me laugh, and that's it.

Kevin A. Ranson

A throwaway scifi comedy perfect for Saturday afternoon television matinees.

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Phil Hubbs
Oh George Lucas, what did you bring upon us with your earth-shattering movie of 1977. The answer to that is of course an absolute multitude of knock-off's,… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
Corny and fun; not as bad as I thought it would be. Almost as goofy as Monty Python and the Holy Grail in space. It's a silly runaround on a space ship and… More
Aj V
This movie has some charm, but for the most part it's very uncertain of itself. Is it a parody or spoof? Is it a serious sci-fi movie? Should the jokes… More
Chad Roesti
HAHA - This makes the Campy/Corny 80's flicks list for sure. Actual smart ass space pirates (with swords even) trying to rid the evil bad guys of their… More
Daniel Hetteix
An utterly terrible, bumbling mess of camp and sci-fi. And, for that reason, thoroughly enjoyable for its ridiculousness. Buxom space amazons riding unicorns?… More
Leo L