Battlefield Earth

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Quotes about Battlefield Earth.

Critical reaction

"Battlefield Earth has the feel of a movie made by a precocious 8-year-old with access to too many leftover costumes from Clan of the Cave Bear and Star Trek: The Next Generation."
- Arne Johnson, Citysearch
"The plot depends on the most ludicrous decisions and senseless actions ever made by a thinking race."
- Sean Axmaker, Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"...a picture that will be hailed without controversy as the worst of its kind ever made."
- David Edelstein, Slate
" taking a bus trip with someone who has needed a bath for a long time... something historic, a film that for decades to come will be the punch line of jokes about bad movies."
- Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times
"...breathtakingly awful in concept and execution... trite, befogged and dorky... glowering, humorless, clumsily rendered."
- Rita Kempley, Washington Post
" authentic howler of the Big Dumb and Loud school..."
- Ron Weiskind, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
"...the greatest White Zombie-GWAR music video ever... If filmmaking has ever been less thrilling and more disengaging, I'd like to see it."
- Wesley Morris, San Francisco Examiner
"...even by Hollywood's titanic standards, 'Battlefield Earth' stands out as an example of blind hubris and folly... how could such a movie happen?"
- Sharon Waxman, Washington Post