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Galaxy Quest - DTS (1999)

Tim Allen , Sigourney Weaver , Dean Parisot  |  PG |  DVD
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,895 customer reviews)

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  • Actors: Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell
  • Directors: Dean Parisot
  • Writers: David Howard, Robert Gordon
  • Producers: Allegra Clegg, Charles Newirth, Elizabeth Cantillon, Janet Lewin, Mark Johnson
  • Format: Anamorphic, Closed-captioned, Color, DTS Surround Sound, Widescreen, NTSC
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 2.0), English (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Region: Region 1 (U.S. and Canada only. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Rated: PG (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Dreamworks Video
  • DVD Release Date: May 2, 2000
  • Run Time: 102 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1,895 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: 0783244320
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #329,524 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "Galaxy Quest - DTS" on IMDb

Special Features

  • On Location in Space Featurette
  • Parental Lock

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151 of 155 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Stunning parody. May 19, 2000
Format:VHS Tape
Those are the best two words to describe Galaxy Quest. Another good phrase would be "one of the best movies Dreamworks has produced so far".
It's been a long time since I've seen a parody film hit its intended targets with such accuracy and finesse. The movie deals with the crew of the Protector, a spaceship that exists only in reruns of the strangely familiar early 80's ensemble SF TV show Galaxy Quest. Exiled to mall shows and science-fiction fan conventions, they live out their days signing autographs for fanatical, show-quoting groupies until they're propositioned by some rather distinctive "fans" for a very special mission...
What ensues is an incredibly fun skewering of the whole Star Trek experience, effortlessly bouncing from knowing parody to rollicking action to heartfelt emotion. And it's all headed by a top-flight cast led by Tim Allen as Jason Nesmith/Commander Peter Quincy Taggart. Aiding and abeting him is his flouncy blonde side-kick, played by...Sigourney Weaver! This brilliant casting coup alone should tip you off to the film-makers' attitude towards the subject matter. Also present is Alan Rickman in an incredible turn as the token alien cast member who longs to return to Shakespeare, Tony Shalhoub as the boggled engineer, and Daryl Mitchell as the cute kid who is now all grown up. But as good as the human cast is, they fade into the background whenever they interact with the true aliens of the picture, the Thermanians. Masking their true squidlike form in a human disquise, they lurch across the screen speaking in stretched and strangled accents with ever-present goofy grins on their faces.
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146 of 162 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars "By Grabthar's hammer, you shall be avenged!" January 31, 2003
By M. Hart
Format:DVD
In December of 1999, director Dean Parisot unleashed what is arguably the funniest sci-fi/comedy film of all time, "Galaxy Quest", which focuses upon the dissatisfied lives of five actors who had starred in a long-cancelled sci-fi television series of the same name. Jason Nesmith (Tim Allen) played ship's captain Commander Peter Quincey Taggart. Gwen DeMarco (Sigourney Weaver, who is no stranger to sci-fi with her roles in the "Alien" films) played Lt. Madison. Alexander Dane (Alan Rickman, also known for his roles as Hans Gruber in the 1988 film "Die Hard" and Professor Snape in the two "Harry Potter" films) played Dr. Lazarus. Fred Kwan (Tony Shalhoub) played ship's engineer Tech Sgt. Chen and Tommy Webber (Daryl Mitchell) played ship's pilot Laredo. Following the cancellation of the TV series, none of the actors had found descent acting jobs. Instead, they were relegated to appearing occasionally as their former "Galaxy Quest" characters at fan conventions and infrequent commercials. Especially frustrated is Alexander Dane, a trained Shakespearean actor who cannot escape the stigma of having said those immortal words, "By Grabthar's hammer, by the suns of Warvan, you shall be avenged!"
The film begins at a "Galaxy Quest" convention where the quintet is preparing to appear. Unbeknownst to them, not all of the conventioneers dressed as aliens are pretending. A group of uniformed "aliens" approach Jason (dressed as Commander Taggart) saying that they are in dire need of his assistance. Jason quickly agrees and assumes that the group is planning to pay him to appear as Commander Taggart at a fan-function. Following a night of drinking at his home, the "aliens" arrive in a limousine (per Jason's request) to escort him to their function.
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40 of 42 people found the following review helpful
Format:DVD
In 1999, "Galaxy Quest" was a film that surprised many sci fi fans when it was released to theaters. At first, many people were not sure if it would be a parody to "STAR TREK" but in the end, the film was actually paying homage to the popular television series.

The film is directed by television director David Parisot (who directed shows such as "Curb Your Enthusiasm", "Monk", "ER" and many other series) and is based on a story by David Howard and a screenplay co-written with Ric McElvin ("Men in Black II" , "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events" and "Addicted to Love", etc.).

The film has received praise from Star Trek alumni such as George Takei, Jonathan Frakes, Patrick Stewart and Will Wheaton and has received nearly all positive reviews from film critics upon its release in theaters back in 1999.

VIDEO & AUDIO:

"Galaxy Quest - Deluxe Edition" has been digitally remastered for this DELUXE EDITION/10th Year release. I haven't done any comparisons to my original 2000 DVD version of the film but I could tell by watching it, scenes like the mission obtain Beryllium, this would shine on Blu-ray. But for now, on DVD the colors look vibrant with the Earth tone colors and blue skies make things absolutely beautiful. Video is presented in widescreen. So, overall, for a DVD release, the picture quality and the new remastering looked great.

As for the audio, audio is presented ala English 5.1 Surround (as well as Spanish 5.1 Surround) and comes with a Thermian 2.0 Surround track. I will say that watching this film again, I heard a good number special effects from the various channels.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars ... have to be a fan of campy movies to enjoy..
So you have to be a fan of campy movies to enjoy... And I'm one of those.
Published 1 day ago by Grant Park ltraveler
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
I wasn't bored at all! Very fun and entertaining!
Published 1 day ago by Kimberly Sickman
5.0 out of 5 stars Great and entertaining, Fun!
Great flick! Lots of known names in this one. Very cute and funny, great spoof of Star Trek.
Published 1 day ago by MoCat
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Love the movie, about the only thing Tim Allen has done that I like.
Published 1 day ago by Robert W Delano
5.0 out of 5 stars Galaxy Quest
My husband and I are big Star Trek fans and fell in love with this obvious parody on the actors behind the show. It is funny and heartwarming...enjoy!
Published 2 days ago by Tina Van Eick
5.0 out of 5 stars Perfect for all those fans who hold Star Trek in ...
Wow, just wow. Perfect for all those fans who hold Star Trek in nostalgia and love, fully understanding it's ridiculous components.
Published 2 days ago by Melissa Hill
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Movie
Galaxy Quest is a great movie. I want to call it satire - and in a way it is - but it also it's own story and adventure. Read more
Published 2 days ago by Joshua Lowitz
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Cheesy fun
Published 2 days ago by DB
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
If you like Star Trek, you will love Galaxy Quest.
Published 2 days ago by Jack Verser
5.0 out of 5 stars Still hilarious
The whole family enjoyed this movie. It is still funny, even though I owned it as a teenager... on VHS.
Published 2 days ago by Brandi L. Yonkers
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Which is better the new deluxe edition or the old edition which is what...
More double dipping by the looks... I wish Amazon would clearly display the contents of the DVDs so you can make an informed choice.
Mar 25, 2010 by Bruce Moffatt |  See all 3 posts
1 minute?
I went to Amazon at 11:32 EST to buy it and was really surprised to find I got waitlisted already. Either Amazon barely has any copies in stock or this movie is way more popular than I thought.
Nov 28, 2011 by Jeffrey A. Gilbert |  See all 3 posts
by Grabthar's Hammer...
...what-an-awful-blu-ray-cover...
Oct 14, 2009 by ask57 |  See all 2 posts
Why did they choose such a bad cover for this movie?
You are so right, what a terrible cover for a great movie! They've never known how to market this movie well. It is laugh-out-loud funny if you know anything about sci-fi from TV or movies. Humorous, clever, and superb starring cast plus Mac guy Justin Long as a nerdy teen! Excellent flick!
Oct 11, 2009 by Nancy |  See all 7 posts
What the @#%)@#%
I heard a rumor that this is coming to Blu-Ray in the Fall! Great news.
Apr 28, 2009 by Ryan Agadoni |  See all 6 posts
is the blu-ray version worth it? Be the first to reply
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