Wing Commander Poster

Release Date: 1999

DVD Release Date: July 6th, 1999

PG-13|1 hr 40 min

Plot Summary
A space pilot (Freddie Prinze Jr.) with an encoded message, his sidekick (Matthew Lillard) and their superior (Saffron Burrows) fight attacking aliens.

Cast: Freddie Prinze Jr., Matthew Lillard, Saffron Burrows, Jürgen Prochnow, Tchéky Karyo, David Warner, David Suchet, Ginny Holder

Director: Chris Roberts

Genres: Science fiction

Production Co: 20th Century Fox

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Tries mightily to give these warmed-over cliches the proper seasoning, but in the end, these leftovers fail to satisfy. [12 March 1999, Friday, p.L]

  • Even if this movie wasn't based on a computer game, Starship Troopers' reputation would still have just shot up another 50 notches. [19 March 1999, Life, p.11E]

  • These actors, alas, are at the service of a submoronic script and special effects that look like a video game writ large. show more

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