• Galaxy Quest (1999)

Galaxy Quest

Release Date: December 25th, 1999

DVD Release Date: May 2nd, 2000

PG |1 hr 44 min

Plot Summary

The stars of a 1970s sci-fi show - now scraping a living through re-runs and sci-fi conventions - are beamed aboard an alien spacecraft. Believing the cast's heroic on-screen dramas are historical documents of real-life adventures, the band of aliens turn to the ailing celebrities for help in their quest to overcome the oppressive regime in their solar system.

Cast: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell, Daryl "Chill" Mitchell, Enrico Colantoni, Robin Sachs

Director: Dean Parisot

Genres: Comedy , Science Fiction , Adventure

Production Co: Dreamworks Pictures

Distributors: DreamWorks SKG

Keywords: Rescue, 1990s, Los Angeles, Offbeat, Quest

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Jonathan ForemanNew York Post

    An affectionate, often clever and unflaggingly funny satire.

  • 100
    Mick LaSalleSan Francisco Chronicle

    More than one joke or one idea. It's a thoroughly satisfying comedy --and a respectable space adventure, as well. show more

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    The movie's humor works best when the illogic of the TV show gets in the way. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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