Thursday, December 15, 2011

Galaxy Quest

1999 science-fiction comedy parody film

Director: Dean Parisot

Writer: David Howard & Robert Gordon

Cinematographer: Jerzy Zielinski

Running time: 102 minutes

Country: United States

Tagline: The show has been cancelled... But the adventure is just beginning.

Cast:
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 / Lt. Laredo
Enrico Colantoni as Mathesar
Robin Sachs as Gen. Roth'h'ar Sarris
Justin Long as Brandon
Missi Pyle as Laliari
Patrick Breen as Quellek
Sam Lloyd as Neru
Rainn Wilson as Lahnk

Plot
The alumni cast of a cult space TV series have to play their roles as the real thing when an alien race needs their help.

Awards:
  1. Saturn Award- Best Actor Tim Allen- Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA
  2. Silver Scream Award- Dean Parisot- Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival
  3. Pegasus Audience Award- Dean Parisot- Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film
  4. Silver Raven- Best Screenplay David Howard- Brussels International Festival of Fantasy Film
  5. Hochi Film Award- Best Foreign Language Film Dean Parisot- Hochi Film Awards
  6. Hugo- Best Dramatic Presentation- Hugo Awards
  7. Nebula Award- Best Script Robert Gordon & David Howard- Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Trivia
The scene when Tim Allen is in a men’s room overhearing how the cast of Galaxy Quest are nobodies and all the co-stars can't stand him mirrors an actual event in William Shatner's life. He discovered the exact same things about himself when he attended a Star Trek convention.

Buy

5 stars out of 5 stars

1 comment:

  1. Love this movie... One of the few times I can stomach Tim "The Toolman" Taylor :)

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