Never give up. Never surrender.
Cast, Crew, and Other Info
Tim Allen as Jason Nesmith
Sigourney Weaver as Gwen DeMarco
Alan Rickman as Alexander Dane
Tony Shalhoub as Fred Kwan
Sam Rockwell as Guy Fleegman
Daryl Mitchell as Tommy Webber
Enrico Colantoni as Mathesar
Robin Sachs as Sarris
Written by David Howard and Robert Gordon
Directed by Dean Parisot
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Actors from a cancelled but popular sci-fi show find
into a real life space adventure.
“Well, he’s outside.”
If the Omega 13 is so mysterious and ill-defined, how
Thermians build one?
The idea of spoofing Star Trek is far from
It’s too bad, really; they nailed every other aspect
of the movie. I
give it 2 out of 6.
The effects were well done, with
corny-looking bits in the
“historical documents” and good looking stuff in the
The minefield chicken game was particularly well
done. I give it 5
out of 6.
The story was well written, and had only the
flaw mentioned above. The Star Trek lore
from both sides of
the camera is present and in full view, and the
show motivated growth and change among the humour and
I give it 5 out of 6.
The acting is good, even from Tim Allen. I
impressed with his acting on Home
Improvement, but he did an
excellent job of his Shatner spoof. Sigourney
Weaver’s work has been
a bit erratic through her career, but this is one of
the good ones.
Alan Rickman and Tony Shalhoub are always great. Sam
over the top a few times, but not immensely. I give
it 5 out of 6.
The emotional response is great for the fans
who don’t take
Star Trek too seriously. (The Trekkies who
don’t like this
seem to be extremely rare.) This is a bloody funny
movie, with or
without a great knowledge of Star Trek. I
give it 6 out of
The production uses the usual comedic
lighting and camera
choices, avoiding complicated set-ups or activities.
I give it 4 out
Overall, this is a fun, entertaining comedy,
that should be
particularly effective for those with some knowledge
Trek behind the scenes. I give it 5 out of 6.
In total, Galaxy Quest receives 32 out of