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Pretty Bad: 12.14%
Total Crap82.37%

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Battlefield Earth
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by Erik Childress

"One Star Is Way Too Much"
1 stars

As I approached the theater showing Battlefield Earth Friday night, I detected the scent of a very potent odor. I couldn’t quite place it but it got stronger with every proceeding step into multiplex number eight. Yet I pressed on, negative press and all, hoping to see a film that maybe wasn’t as bad as publicized or one so bad that it might be one of those rare occasions where you know the movie sucks yet are still able to enjoy yourself by making fun of it. Either of those scenarios would have been favorable to the experience that will now be with me for the rest of my life.

Here’s what I made out of the plot. The evil alien race of Psychlos (the most unoriginal alien race name I’ve ever heard) wiped out most of the human race in nine minutes. It’s never understood exactly how they were able to do that, but the damage is done regardless. Most humans seem to live in cages in a giant greenhouse in Denver, but others have eluded the aliens and now live in caves and tell stories like the lost tribe in Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome. These “man-animals” live like savages, but in a nice communal way. They speak very good English yet still resort to making grunting sounds. Jonnie Goodboy Tyler (Barry Pepper) leaves his tribe, not believing the stories about the “monsters” that roam the Earth. He hooks up with some other “greeners” (those who believe that grass is, indeed, greener on the other side), before he is stun shot by the Psychlos and goes through more plate glass windows than Joanna Cassidy in her final scene in Blade Runner.

The humans are used as slaves essentially to move rocks around the giant greenhouse, which is, apparently, the only Psychlotic base on Earth. (More debris is caused because the Psychlos are bad pilots crashing into giant towers – for no other reason than to make the slaves run in slow motion). At Psychlos Amlings we meet Terl (John Travolta), chief of security, who has just been passed over for a transfer off Earth for no other reason than the Psychlos take pleasure in agonizing and blackmailing their fellow species. How does anything ever get done?

Terl comes up with a bright idea to secretly “steal” some gold from the abandoned Ft. Knox and keep it from his colleagues. Why does he need the gold? Damned if I know, but the plot says he needs it, so he must need it. So he decides to train some manimals how to mine. Mining here consists of basically knocking down a few walls to get to the gold. But Terl assumes the humans are stupid so he “educates” one of them in the Psychlo language. What good this would do considering everything he would have to read would be in English is beyond me. But we’ll get back to that. Anyway, so the three kings bust in to get the gold for Terl but are disrupted when the Iraqis start causing problems and blow up a milk truck. Oh wait – that’s another movie.

To understand this movie is to not understand it at all. The only way to discuss it is to talk about its inconsistencies, incoherence, and incompetence. To simply review it would be a gross understatement and kind assessment of the mess that occurs on screen for just under two hours. Essays and books should be written on why this film is a failure on every level of the filmmaking process. It is an insult to every screenwriter out there struggling to sell their script because this one got made and $80 million is not around anymore to make a better one. So let’s break it down.

Number one. The Psychlos. For the first 15 minutes you keep waiting for the aliens to show up and when they do you want them to immediately go away. They’re supposed to be scary 9-ft. monsters yet it never really comes off. There’s no real movie magic at work here as its obviously just average-sized actors in really large boots walking like they’re on stilts and have something up their ass. The face makeup is decent even if Forest Whitaker looks like a half-formed werewolf stuck in the Prometheus episode of The Incredible Hulk. Kelly Preston makes a cameo as the only female Psychlo we see, a long-tongued beauty with a right eyebrow that the makeup people didn’t properly glue down. The props department could have also come up with something better than the rubber glove hands provided for the Psychlo actors. There are moments where the fingers don’t move at all and yet other times when the fingertips move just like floppy pieces of rubber blowing in the wind. Their hands are also definitive proof that the old wives tale about…touching…is true. The Psychlo language also isn’t very clear; at least in the way we hear it. It’s clear that they have their own language, but most of the time they “speak” English. After Johnboy is taught their language, he has conversations with them in Psychlo, but Terl speaks back in English. Now is Terl actually speaking English or is that how Johnboy hears him? Later Terl speaks English to his group of miners, and asks Johnboy to “translate”. Translate what? Has he been speaking Psychlonese the entire time yet the audience hears English so as not to keep reading subtitles? If that’s the case – how in the hell did the humans understand anything they were saying to them all these years?

Number two. The humans. It’s never quite clear when the Psychlos wiped out the planet, but it was sometime between the years 2000 & 3000. Never mind what happened to any kind of technology advancements between that time because all that still remains is everything prior to the 21st century. One can assume that the manimals have a working knowledge of English passed down through the generations. But from what we see, they communicate not through the written word but by speaking and drawing pictures on the cave walls. So how is Johnboy able to read the Declaration of Independence and countless other books when he was taught nothing but the Psychlo language? It also seems highly doubtful that the instructions for detonating a nuclear device would be found in the Aspen library. But remember this is a film that requires you to suspend disbelief as well as shut down all remaining brain cells and regress your thinking back to the first trimester. Note to film school professors – this is what happens sometimes when you try to “show it and not say it”. Try and follow me here. Johnboy, sporting the locks of William Wallace, convinces his fellow manimals to revolt. But they only have seven days to do it. This conversation takes place in Kentucky. They must get to Texas to get to a storage of weapons (where it’s nice to know that the Psychlos leave all the important weapons around). The very next scene – they are there. How? Did they run from Kentucky to Texas? I highly doubt that Terl gave them a lift in his craft and since there are no signs of cars or any other mode of transportation – what conclusion are we to draw? And when they get there, they find a hangar full of “flying machines”. Actually they are Harrier jets. Our heroes then find a still working flight simulator and proceed to train themselves on how to fly them. Does that mean that anyone who played Flight Simulator on the computer back in the eighties is qualified to fly jets? I’d like to know how they even figured out how to work the damn simulator. Just days earlier this ragtag bunch of grunters were fighting over green chunky slop in cages and now are able to climb to the head of the class at Top Gun. As a friend of mine said as we left the theater – “there is more logic in my ass.”

Number three. Everything else. The action is boring and lame, resorting to even a Matrix-inspired shooting/running through debris scene where the only original part is that he’s running in the opposite direction. . The production design is a group of matte paintings in search of an artist. The special effects are so amateurish that I couldn’t help wonder what a few bucks and some free time given to anyone with a camera and a computer could do with the same material. The Psychlos home planet looks like a cross between the cities in Blade Runner and Spaceballs. For God’s sake, Psychlos shoot their guns, but by the end all you hear are the sounds without actually seeing the laserblasts. Where did all the money go? No matter what you think about David Lynch’s 1984 sci-fi bomb Dune, at least it was a handsome production. Nothing in Battlefield Earth looks real. Not even the humans.

Apparently, Battlefield Earth is one of the top-selling science-fiction novels of all time. Do you believe it has more to do with the actual storyline or the fact that its writer, L. Ron Hubbard, has a loyal cult following and they just kept buying copies like Mel Gibson had to buy Catcher In the Rye in Conspiracy Theory? The storyline is so thin, I would bet a five-year old on Ritalin could come up with a more fascinating fantasy world using hand puppets and a collection of Fisher Price records. The “Plan 9” scale is one that I have where you must put aside everything you love about film and just enjoy the sheer crappiness of it all. It’s not even fun to watch on that scale (at least not the first, and probably only, time) because it is so insanely dreadful and rank, that you just stare into the face of horror that is Battlefield Earth, unable to comprehend how a movie can be just that bad. With a little luck, in the near future, the cast of Mystery Science Theater 3000 will reunite to do a special show dedicated to trashing this debacle.

Battlefield Earth has earned a place on that exclusive list of films deep down in places that people talk about at parties. Ishtar. Hudson Hawk. The Postman. The only difference is that Battlefield Earth really is as bad as everyone says it is. You will find people, many people actually, who will admit to saying that those three films weren’t that bad. They may even admit to liking it. But, you will find nobody outside of quote whores looking for some weekend print time in the movie’s ads, who will like this film. If for some reason you do voluntarily see this film, consider the final shot as what they should have done to John Travolta when he kept insisting they make this film. Walking out of the theater I knew that I had seen probably THE worst film of the year, but at least I figured out what that odor was.

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User Comments

4/13/15 jokerass great acting from travolta and great cinematography. top 10 best movie of all time. 5 stars
2/20/15 Chris Jarmick Awful of course but only intermittently so bad it's good 1 stars
1/09/15 movie nerd agreed star wars and this movie is shit!!! 1 stars
1/09/15 jordan this movie like star wars . SHIT 1 stars
2/21/14 Justin R. Awful! 1 stars
7/04/13 WDC Painful to watch without riffing and/or alcohol! 1 stars
10/19/11 Magic Anyone with a shoestring budget can make a bad movie. This one costs $50 million to make. 1 stars
7/08/11 moose rapper Damn it to hell! 2 stars
2/23/11 D.M. Lanham I'm upset that I must give it a single star at all. 1 stars
11/07/10 Dave James You're review (laced with profanities) is about as worthless as this movie 2 stars
10/18/10 Brian Crap, but I think people are just slamming it because of scientology + the 'bandwagon'. 1 stars
2/02/10 Al S Easily the worst thing ever put on film 1 stars
1/06/10 Chris F not as bad as people make out a lot of shittier films about than this 3 stars
11/23/09 t2k 4me movie explained how vietnam campaign was lost and if the bashers are right why too 2 stars
11/01/09 austin wertman crap 1 stars
9/21/09 Supersonic Easily the worst fucking film I've ever seen up to this point. NEGATIVE five stars 1 stars
9/05/09 rob wtf is this sht man 1 stars
8/28/09 Jeff Wilder Horrible, awful, absymal, unbearable. 1 stars
12/31/08 Thrifty Check the compo-gradients! 1 stars
10/16/08 Bookman Don't ruin it for me! It's in my netflix que. Sounds like I'm in for a real treat! 1 stars
10/15/08 Ray It was every bit that bad. It would take a delusional scientologist to think anything else 1 stars
8/09/08 Sam The cast of MST3K did riff this movie. Check their rifftrax website. 1 stars
8/05/08 Bnorm Props to Hubbard for making so much money off of scientology but goddamn this bitch stank 1 stars
7/25/08 Wolf Stupid movie... Cavemen, learning how to fly Harrier in a days. Afro-Alien guy. Damn... 1 stars
7/11/08 Ando I don't know why everybody hates this's actually pretty good 5 stars
4/17/08 ben thomas one more reason why global warming is becoming irreversible, BURN TRAVOLTA BURN!!!! 1 stars
2/09/08 Vercious It wasn't that bad really. 3 stars
1/01/08 Total Crap Buy it, Burn it, and shit on it. Or just go into the movie store and shoot it. 1 stars
12/06/07 Adrian Nnnnyaaa! Stoopid Hyoomans!! 1 stars
9/02/07 Shannon I laughed, I cried, I vomited til I passed out. 1 stars
8/15/07 Anne Take a cyanide pill instead 1 stars
5/04/07 SylverWyrd A huge waste of money and time...about the worst excuse for a movie EVER 1 stars
4/18/07 Tracey Chambers great drinking game movie. 2 stars
4/17/07 Sugar Magnolia Hiliarious sci-fi comedy.... Wait, they were serious? Oh, crap. 1 stars
3/20/07 dude one of the worst movies ever 1 stars
2/09/07 David Pollastrini HORRIBLE, ABSOLUTELY HORRIBLE 1 stars
2/01/07 AJ Muller The 3 R's - Rancid Rat Regurgitation. I'd rather masturbate with a cheese grater. 1 stars
1/15/07 Murphdog It made me long for the gripping realism and sparkling dialogue of Plan 9 From Outer Space. 1 stars
9/18/06 frank the bunny it sucks 1 stars
9/05/06 G Sherfy John Travolta should kiss Tarantino's *ss every day for allowing him to make this crap. 1 stars
6/08/06 ES Best comedy I've seen in years 1 stars
5/05/06 dionwr Only saw the first fifteen minutes---which SUCKED 1 stars
5/05/06 Uri Lessing Sciententolo-greeaaaat! 1 stars
5/03/06 MP Bartley The fact they made this with serious intentions still troubles my sleep. 1 stars
5/02/06 Ryan_A But is it better than Look Who's Talking Now? (No). 1 stars
5/02/06 PaulBryant Travolta makes many mistakes... This is up there with Scientology 1 stars
5/02/06 David Cornelius Man-animals! 1 stars
5/02/06 William Goss Terrible filmmaking, but it converted me! 1 stars
5/02/06 Alex Paquin Awful. 1 stars
5/02/06 EricDSnider Hilariously bad 1 stars
5/02/06 HBS-SH Will you go to lunch? 1 stars
4/12/06 anthonyuk truly awful, surely one of the worst films ever made 1 stars
11/23/05 Narcs LOL this movie is for Mongolics. 1 stars
8/16/05 ES The movie that proves my thoughts of John Travolta's resume = same old villain, again 1 stars
7/20/05 Chris Scientology's masterpiece, LMAO 1 stars
6/21/05 darick At least I was unconscious for some of it 1 stars
5/05/05 Indrid Cold Laughable attempt at sci-fi, but not the absolute disaster everyone says. 2 stars
4/27/05 lio l r hubbard sucks balls 1 stars
4/19/05 EVAN I only watched the end. The gold was just out of reach. Ha ha. What a great ending. 1 stars
4/06/05 PR vomit 1 stars
3/16/05 Judith Musick NOT ONE OF TRAVOLTA'S BEST, HAHA 2 stars
2/18/05 Margot Copeland Hubbard would be proud of Travolta (gaaaack!) 1 stars
2/12/05 craig varney john travolta actully thought this gibbreish would be entertaining tsk ! tsk!john 1 stars
2/08/05 Jeff Anderson A GREAT GUILTY PLEASURE, TO EACH HIS OWN! Best watched if you're in a bad movie mood!!!!!!! 5 stars
1/08/05 Jacko UTTER SHITE!!!! 1 stars
1/03/05 Dan AWESOME. 5 stars
12/29/04 Uncle Salty So bad I peed a little 1 stars
12/07/04 Ophiuchus Makes me feel a lot better about my chances of breaking into the movie making world 1 stars
12/02/04 Green Gremlin L. Ron Hubbard can't save your life !!! 1 stars
9/26/04 P.Rodriguez Umm I wish not 1 stars
9/08/04 Aaron Smith Terrible, just terrible. Bad acting, FX, and plot. 1 stars
9/04/04 Em crappy; i'd give it zero stars if possible 1 stars
8/19/04 ELI It was funny! 2 stars
8/01/04 Kathryn Knowlton just awful, nough said 1 stars
7/26/04 Mr. Craig A Copeland Total crap doesn't begin to describe it. 1 stars
7/20/04 N. Christopher Bell This was a movie? I thought I was being punished for my previous sins for 2 hours! 1 stars
6/15/04 earl duron not bad at all 3 stars
5/15/04 Read it, Seen it, Done it Watching this movie is liked being place in the agony booth (from original Trek series) 1 stars
5/06/04 Ken Almost as bad as The Phantom Menace! 2 stars
4/11/04 Wildcarde1 it was a comedy right, look his fingers are rubber, top 10 worst ever 1 stars
4/05/04 Charlene Javier Worse than Glitter! 1 stars
4/02/04 Jack Sommersby Travolta & Whitaker's engaginf rapport slightly redeems it. 2 stars
3/23/04 Ali Hbous this movie is total crap 1 stars
2/10/04 Dr.Lecter This movie is such a torture, it automatically clears the universe of any bad karma you hav 1 stars
12/23/03 karl davis it was a good display of editing techuniques 5 stars
12/20/03 Pigdaddy Truckdriver Its all the truth and I should know 'cos I screwed Jesus. What your name boy - Jesus!! 2 stars
12/15/03 Kung Jerker An abomination that should be cleansed from this earth! 1 stars
12/05/03 john do scientologists have to like this movie I wonder? stunningly incompetent! 1 stars
11/04/03 Charles Tatum Bad, but not the worst film ever made 2 stars
10/15/03 DrSkyTower An utter and complete sack of foul-smelling SHIT! 1 stars
10/14/03 DM Words cannot describe how bad this movie is- I totally laughed my ass off 1 stars
10/08/03 Double G Half of a star is way way way to much! 1 stars
10/05/03 Vicious If i could properly convey the sound of violent vomiting into text i would put that here. 1 stars
8/06/03 Curious George shitty 1 stars
7/25/03 Interrog8 LEVERAGE!!!! (Wipe from center outwards) 1 stars
7/21/03 The Talking Elbow Go to to learn Aaall about the lovely people behind this movie. 1 stars
7/17/03 satan1 lots of great ufo's. costumes, and techonogy. 5 stars
7/09/03 Dead Ringers FX Rule! I laughed my fucking ass off in the theater. It was great for that. 5 stars
7/07/03 Sean I watched it last year and my head still hurts. Don't even Plan 9 it. 1 stars
7/04/03 T3 No it sucks...badly..sci-fi theory problems to..just drifts. 1 stars
6/24/03 WhiteRabbit Was expecting one of those "so bad it's amusing" movies.. it wasn't, it was just plain bad 1 stars
6/18/03 Jack Bourbon One of the more fascinating movies of the year. Those scifiologists are wacky! 1 stars
6/11/03 Taylor Fladgate horrible 1 stars
6/04/03 Dr. Clayton Forrester MST3K master plan: once B.E. drives audiences insane, I will rule the world! Bwahahahaha... 1 stars
5/28/03 Robbie I hate it when they vote this movie awesome 1 stars
5/19/03 Jack Sommersby Pretty moronic, but at least Travolta & Whitaker establish a good, lively rapport. 2 stars
4/30/03 KILL THOSE PEOPLE IN REAL CANCUN It sucks, but not as bad as most people say. 3 stars
4/24/03 GWB lawrence sucks 1 stars
4/17/03 Jon "Thumb the Toad" Lyrik Gag! 1 stars
3/18/03 Sean McLean If only there was a lower rating than TOTAL CRAP!!!! 1 stars
2/15/03 Loony Goon Fun to watch, but certainly not good. 2 stars
2/01/03 dionwr AAAARRRRRRRGGGGGGGHHHHHH!!!!! 1 stars
1/28/03 Jon C. Ericson John Revolta hacks up another winner. 1 stars
1/28/03 snowconehead This movie is pretty fun, when watching it with a slide whistle 1 stars
1/12/03 Uncle Salty I honestly don't have the words. Really, I don't. I wouldn't even know where to begin. 1 stars
12/19/02 The Bint Travolta Needs Help - Roger Christian Needs Killing 1 stars
12/12/02 NoRefill This was a VERY poorly made movie. I wish I could give it ZERO stars 1 stars
11/19/02 Buddha You're kidding, right? People actually gave this more than one star? 1 stars
10/18/02 Revolted by Travolta I have only six words for this waste of celluloid: It's still better than The Matrix! 2 stars
10/03/02 Jiz Rats: Good John Travolta: Bad This Movie: Fucking Awful 1 stars
9/21/02 voltron ahh! john travolta scares me.. as foul as scientology itself.. 1 stars
9/12/02 laron chapman ITS OK, IT HAD SOME GOOD ACTION SEQUENCES 4 stars
9/10/02 Chancey Thunderpants What a fucking awful movie!!! God, I could not believe the shittiness of it! 1 stars
9/09/02 Movie guy A VERY BAD FILM 1 stars
8/14/02 snowconehead eh??? 1 stars
8/14/02 Jason Ritchie The book was an overblown average-at-best unoriginal scifi trudge. The movie is worse. 1 stars
8/01/02 Vagile If only they got the stink factor correct it could have been a camp classic. 1 stars
7/28/02 Adam Voorhees Total crap. Watch it fucked up and you'll love it, its really that bad! 1 stars
7/16/02 Read the Book Absolute idiocy. 1000 year old Harriers and cavemen. Geez! 1 stars
7/14/02 Cat This was a waste of time... too stupid and too long, what happened to you John Travolta?? 2 stars
6/25/02 Law by far the worst movie I have EVER seen...makes The Haunting look Oscar worthy 1 stars
6/10/02 Me Definitely not as bad as everyone says 4 stars
6/05/02 I'm in (L) with a Jedi heres a nice piece of shit 1 stars
5/20/02 siro This, along with Tom Arnold's "The Stupids", is among the 2 worst films I have ever seen. 1 stars
5/19/02 john waite a true classic awesome perfect..anyway enough of me..this sucked!! 2 stars
5/15/02 Veronica Foxx (The Raven-Haired Temptress) I had tears running down my cheeks after watching this one. Tears of laughter and AGONY!!! 1 stars
5/11/02 Keith painfully bad. I'd rather watch Lawrence Welk than this crap. 1 stars
4/05/02 Edfink Lombardo The worst film ever made. Bad acting, writing, directing...Wow, this blew 1 stars
4/01/02 Joe Schulz I love this, What more could you want? 1 stars
3/27/02 David Vidaurre Is it supposed to be a comedy? 1 stars
3/27/02 Chris ¿¡ If you thought the acting was bad, look again. Bad F/X. Oh Yeah, get a life, John. 1 stars
3/19/02 Justin Simpson Not only boring, campy and with a horrible script.... but makes a great beer coaster too!! 1 stars
3/14/02 RobGraves I took a dump on Travolta's doorstep. He thought it was the script to Battlefield 2. 1 stars
3/12/02 john makes pearl harbor[stupid] and crouching tiger look like a masterpiece. 1 stars
3/02/02 Alan Smithee Anyone who liked this movie is a complete bastard. 1 stars
2/23/02 Mattomic Bomb More like Battleshite Earth 1 stars
1/28/02 Andrew Carden Let Me Just Say That I've Seen Much Worse. 2 stars
1/16/02 Cookie Cutter You can't go wrong when Edward Wood Junior's spirit protects you. 1 stars
1/14/02 Spyguy2 I got baked for this piece of crap and it was so bad I had to turn it off.. 1 stars
1/05/02 Magnum Craphole Atrocious on many levels yet Batman & Robin and Highlander II are just as bad. Maybe worse. 1 stars
1/01/02 Ironcross I don't think there is any doubt.. this is the WORST movie of all time!! 1 stars
12/24/01 D'Morph This is the worst pile of sh@t I have EVER seen. Now I cringe at the sight of Mr J Revolta 1 stars
12/23/01 Monster W. Kung No doubt it is bad. Even very bad. It is not THE worst ever, though. 1 stars
12/20/01 Goldhammer Travolta shoots legs off cows with ray gun. Cows go moo. You want to gouge your eyes out. 1 stars
11/30/01 Mr. Hat (formerly Joe Zappa) I'd rather mop the floors at a peep show than see this piece of fucking shit again. 1 stars
11/22/01 Melissa in NYC I couldn't get through the 1st 5 mins. of it....and I was watching for free. S.H.I.T! 1 stars
11/17/01 Andrew Carden Great Plot, but Every Other Element Falls Flat On It's Face. 2 stars
11/14/01 officer412/l p.s. forgive my crap spelling 1 stars
10/23/01 Digital Cat I'm ashamed to have paid 5 bucks to see this crap. 1 stars
10/01/01 George Sherman, you're a heavenly piece of shit 1 stars
9/22/01 Mojojojo Must..resist ..urge to..kill ..the.Travolta 1 stars
9/18/01 Shams Huque So bad, it could qualify as a comedy. I just wanted to see how bad it really was... 1 stars
9/11/01 Dave Needs more walruses. 2 stars
9/11/01 Rampage i'm a big sci-fi freak, and would like to say it kicked ass, but it sucked balls! 1 stars
8/23/01 brentley i'm a huge sci-fi fan, & would love to be able to say it rocked, but it sucked ALL ass. 1 stars
8/10/01 Mr. Hat Like a feature-length version of one of those shows on the Sci-Fi Channel. 1 stars
8/07/01 Joe Zappa It's like one of those shows on the Sci-Fi Channel, only wasting my favorite actor! 1 stars
8/04/01 Xenu, Ruler of Teegeeack More cock-sucking crappiness from Travolta. Go back to fondling soupcans... 1 stars
8/01/01 GLT COMPLETE AND UTTER CRAP!!!! Travolta should be arrested for this!!! 1 stars
7/30/01 Bob jones Like a car wreck, I couldn't turn away. I even saw it twice on TV. 2 stars
7/19/01 officer 412/l Endless options for renewal.Endless options for renewal.Endless options for renewal.hahaha 1 stars
7/14/01 TLsmooth Lesson one: Do not let you religion influence your movie career John, you fuckface. 1 stars
7/13/01 Dom Corleone NO redeming features, not even the action scenes 1 stars
7/13/01 Will you should see the commentary on the DVD... fuck. 1 stars
7/09/01 Monkeyboy Fuck you, Tarantino, for bringing back Travolta's dead career 1 stars
7/06/01 Craig Blanchard Trvlta let his rligous beliefs scrmble his brains.Ths movi is proof Scientology sucks! 1 stars
7/02/01 David J Bell Shoot me...shoot me now. 1 stars
6/24/01 Senor Pescolido Wow, outrageously bad from a directorial, script, casting and acting standpoint. 1 stars
6/23/01 Ian Barr The worst thing ever vomitted onto celluloid. 1 stars
6/19/01 Rampage Everyone I knew who liked this movie was an jerk. DOUG BRONSON is the latest example 1 stars
6/19/01 Ali This movie sucks like a porn star convention 1 stars
6/13/01 blap Bad, but entertaingly bad. Not as horrid as critics say - but close 2 stars
6/13/01 canuck Hated it. But not as bad as so many other movies that it is barely watchable. 2 stars
6/02/01 Thrillhouse un-friggin'-believable... worse than Wing Commander 1 stars
5/31/01 ???? I spent $10 on it... so i did best to enjoy it 3 stars
5/20/01 Nick L. You've got to be fucking kidding me... 1 stars
5/09/01 cadroy beware!second sequel is coming!!! 1 stars
4/29/01 Fuckface Heheha it was quite funny to watch! It was worse than Flipper! hehehaha "i DO now!" 1 stars
4/21/01 Ro Utter, utter, utter crap. Even Plan 9 From Outer Space is better than this! 1 stars
4/18/01 Brian Unbelievable 1 stars
4/16/01 Tam If you want a comic-book fantasy, read the Beano. This 'movie' is a lump of stinkin cheese! 1 stars
4/10/01 D'Morph Complete and Utter Shite 1 stars
3/15/01 fifu what do you expect me to say it sucks 1 stars
3/12/01 JOHN C I did not mind wasting TWO hours of my time to see it, I hope the sequel is better WRITTEN! 3 stars
3/02/01 Kook So terrible its beyond funny. Like watching a two hour train wreck with weird camera angles 1 stars
2/22/01 lisa barry pepper is brilliant as usual 3 stars
2/20/01 T. Sharif You'll laugh until your chest starts hurting. 1 stars
2/20/01 Jamie This is the worst movie in the world, the whole thing insults the word movie 1 stars
2/20/01 Greyjack Oh, what I wouldn't give to see MST3K do this movie. But it is fun if you want some cheese! 1 stars
2/15/01 KyLe*BrOfLoVsKi All copies of this movie should be made into toilet bowls so we can shit in them. 1 stars
2/01/01 ludolecorse I found a fucking lovely film about what worst can be created troughout cinema 1 stars
1/26/01 Serge U. The worst fucking movie in cinematic history. A crying shame this ever got put on film. 1 stars
1/26/01 Serge U. The worst fucking movie in cinematic history. A crying shame this ever got put on film. 1 stars
1/24/01 Ro You left out the worst bit - the US airforce doesn't own any Harriers! They're British! 1 stars
1/19/01 Axe Murderer DIE TRAVOLTA DIE! 1 stars
12/29/00 John Lindsey MY GOD, WHAT A WASTE! 1 stars
11/28/00 Will surpass even Problem Child 3 and Highlander 2 as a piece of cinematic art 1 stars
11/21/00 The Bill Head They should have called this, Travolta Eats Penis!! 1 stars
11/14/00 The EVIL Penguin The worst movie of the year 2000. 2 stars
11/08/00 Tom holy shit, how the fuck can you make a film that bad, i mean did they try do make it shit!? 1 stars
10/21/00 Johnny Figaro Travolta says this will be a cult hit like "Blade Runner"... more like "Plan 9", I think... 1 stars
10/17/00 The Morris Family Oh, My GOD! What the FUCK was that! 1 stars
10/05/00 The REAL Game 3:16 Zero stars (out of * * * *) Worst Movie Ever Made. Period. Nada More. 1 stars
9/29/00 Viking ID4 is a classic when compared to this dog's breakfast !!!! 1 stars
9/14/00 Ground Zero Worse than ID4! 1 stars
9/04/00 The Extreaminizer Ludicrous, Petty Sci-Fi; WARNING: This film may cause brain dissection or eye blur. 1 stars
8/18/00 cadroy a hilariously bad travesty even for some 70 IQ people. 1 stars
8/15/00 Paco Not a very good movie. I just want to see my IP get posted!! 2 stars
7/23/00 Digitalus Good God, this movie is horrible. 1 stars
7/17/00 Doctor Collosus Aassaghhh!!! My eyes! My eyes! God help me!!!Mercy!!!! 1 stars
7/16/00 Roman Travolta, you Scientologist whore bitch!!! Stop wasting our time you religious queer!!! 1 stars
7/06/00 PJ Ok this and scientology sucks, real bad, but I expected to see the worst film ever, no deal 2 stars
6/21/00 Scientology sucks Should be titled "Inchon 2" !!!! 1 stars
6/12/00 Johnny B Fucking horrible 1 stars
6/03/00 John Lindsey @Hotmail.Com MY GOD WHAT A WASTE 1 stars
5/31/00 13th warrior disappointing. A lot of bad taste 3 stars
5/31/00 chris one word "BAH" 1 stars
5/27/00 master.node Bleh! No wonder Travolta is in heavy makeup! 1 stars
5/27/00 PhilmPhreak Suck-a-mundo 1 stars
5/26/00 Mr. X Inane acting, silly plot, less-than-special effects. Not as bad as I thought it would be. 2 stars
5/25/00 tom rush what do you expect from a 1930 genre sf writer 1 stars
5/25/00 Maclay01 Scientologists follow Hubbard like Germans followed Hitler-at least Hitler made good films! 1 stars
5/25/00 Joel Douglas I was all phyched up to watch this flick.....then it about disapointment. 1 stars
5/23/00 Lame-Oh worse than ID4 and Wing Commander. Goddamit, I want my money back!!!! 1 stars
5/20/00 Mahone The director is lucky I can't get my hands around his neck right now. 1 stars
5/19/00 shawkin Transfer this film to nitrate. Maybe it will decompose. 1 stars
5/18/00 Judy Alan not a bad flick........just a sci fi shoot em up!!!!!!!! 3 stars
5/18/00 Zatoichi Jones Someone level the fucking camera! 1 stars
5/18/00 Keith So bad, it's hard to find the words. 1 stars
5/17/00 Lady ArdRhi Made me want to poke out my eyes with a brooch! 1 stars
5/17/00 Felonius Monk This will be the end of Tavolta's 2nd career... 1 stars
5/16/00 Captain Highcrime Those cheesy wipes inbetween scenes made me wish I hadn't sold my slide whistle years ago. 2 stars
5/16/00 Joseph Troutman Read the book, saw the movie...GOD IT BLEW!!! 1 stars
5/16/00 Dr Fardook mine brainmeat was raped in a most vile fashion by this attrocity 1 stars
5/15/00 Jeff Cavemen defeat highly advanced alien race - yeah, right 1 stars
5/15/00 Tim Smith Is there a rating below "Sucks all ass"? 1 stars
5/15/00 Kara Toss Worst movie I have ever seen 1 stars
5/15/00 Dirk Pitt How does Travolta sleep at night, with this crap on his shoulders 1 stars
5/15/00 Kyle Broflovski This sucks dick. I'm talking big, green, warty-type dick. 1 stars
5/15/00 Greyjack Absolutely abysmal. Travolta's ego gone nuts and committed to celluloid. What an awful film 1 stars
5/15/00 P.E.H Best book I've ever read, worst movie I've ever seen. 2 stars
5/15/00 Simon I've said if before and I'll say it again, "John Travolta deserves to be shot!" 1 stars
5/14/00 H. Lon Rubbard A squirrely wog of flick suppressing all reason. 1 stars
5/14/00 Fuck T. Fucker Fuck ass shit this movie sucked my good-looking ass! Worst fucking piece of shit movie ever 1 stars
5/14/00 DatherFrawdad poor mat, what a sucker 1 stars
5/14/00 Strings Damn!! This movie really sucks 1 stars
5/14/00 Heywood Jablowme Their acting is like eating old people's diarrhea. Totally disgusting. 1 stars
5/13/00 Kevin Riepl It's a shame. All that production, and all your left with is a pile of DUNG! I want my mone 1 stars
5/13/00 Jeff I had to rip my eyes out 1 stars
5/13/00 Will travolta, you fuck, what were you thinking 1 stars
5/12/00 The Rock Quite Possibly the Worst Sci-Fi film ever made 1 stars
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  12-May-2000 (PG-13)
  DVD: 16-Jan-2001


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