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  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    Retro escapist fun. show more

  • 50
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    Alien Trespass is good-natured, but it's a wan send-up. When it comes to paying homage to classic "B" horror movies, "Monsters vs. Aliens" is the more clever alternative. show more

  • 63
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    A campy homage to those days of malt shops, drive-ins, and saucer-shaped UFOs - you know, the ones that go crashing into nearby buttes, unleashing terrible terrors from another galaxy. show more

  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    The movie doesn't try for "Airplane!" or even "Scary Movie"-type ribbing, but its adherence to the genre isn't quite pure, either. Despite McCormack's good-natured efforts, this is "MADtv"-quality satire. show more

  • 50
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Although it's refreshing that Alien Trespass doesn't indulge in the sort of mindless, gross-out humor that afflicts so many current cinematic spoofs, it errs too much on the other side, offering mere pastiche instead of witty satire. show more

  • 75
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    It's pretty endearing - a low-budget labor of schlock. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    It tries to be the best bad movie that it can be. show more

  • 50
    New York Post

    Sadly, laughs are sparse in this labor of love, a self-conscious spoof by longtime "X-Files" producer R.W. Goodwin. show more

  • 25
    TV Guide

    Alien Trespass needs to be buried for another 50 years and then unearthed to be studied for how tributes can go oh so wrong. show more

  • 67
    Marc Savlov Austin Chronicle

    This is an impressively realized (and, yes, occasionally, unavoidably humorous) valentine to Hollywood's sci-fi glory days – all heart, no snark, and one big eye. show more

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