Galaxy Quest Synopsis
The cast of a "Star Trek"-like TV show are kidnapped by an alien race who believe their show broadcasts were real.
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
More than one joke or one idea. It's a thoroughly satisfying comedy --and a respectable space adventure, as well.
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91

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A fast, loose, and very funny parody that pulls off the not-so-simple feat of tweaking Trekkies and honoring them.
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88

New York Post

By Jonathan Foreman
An affectionate, often clever and unflaggingly funny satire.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jack Mathews
No masterpiece, but in a season dominated by films as heavy -- and about as time-consuming -- as brain surgery, a little brain candy is...
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75

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
A clever, affectionate, and entertaining holiday snack for sci-fi fans. Falling somewhere between slick and cheesy.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's quite a lot of fun.
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75

San Francisco Examiner

An exceptionally funny science-fiction comedy.
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75

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
The movie's humor works best when the illogic of the TV show gets in the way.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
The story is silly, the acting is campy, the effects are amusingly tacky. A mildly entertaining romp that pokes refreshing fun at its own...
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50

USA Today

By Staff [Not Credited]
Skirts dangerously close to being the thing it parodies: a second-rate space opera.
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By glxy
very family oriented...

By Chan-Man080801
AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!...

The Best Star Trek Movie That Wasn't

By Gratty
A fun movie all around, Galaxy Quest combines parody and homage of SF classics (mostly STAR TREK) and fandom together to create the SF equivalent of THIS IS SPINAL TAP. Better than the sum of its...

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Fun sci-fi comedy

By MoviePoopSchute
When Star Trek becomes real & how the actors react to the very real situation they're in. Fun movie, a must-see for any sci-fi buff!...

okay.

By panther96
good, but a bad knock off of star trek....

Five Word Review

By Houkaken
laughs suspense comedic awesome AU...

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Rated PG | For some action violence, mild language and sensuality
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 8+ Hilarious, fast, funny, fresh fun for the family.
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