24 Facts About Galaxy Quest


Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American science fiction comedy film directed by Dean Parisot and written by David Howard and Robert Gordon.

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Galaxy Quest eventually achieved cult status, especially from Star Trek fans for its affectionate parody, but from more mainstream audiences as a comedy film in its own right.

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Some time later, Galaxy Quest is revived as a sequel series, Galaxy Quest: The Journey Continues, with the cast reprising their roles alongside Guy and Laliari as new cast members.

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Galaxy Quest submitted his first draft to DreamWorks in 1998, and it was immediately greenlit.

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Galaxy Quest's particularly loved the part of Madison: "to me she was what a lot of women feel like, including myself, in a Hollywood situation.

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Galaxy Quest's admitted she was surprised when she actually got the role.

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Galaxy Quest's wore a blonde wig and an enhanced bosom, which many of the crew said gave Weaver a totally new personality.

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Galaxy Quest eventually recognized that several successful dramatic actors had done comedy roles early on, and Rockwell's friend Kevin Spacey convinced him to take the part.

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Galaxy Quest received a crash course on how to act like a Thermian from Colantoni, Rees, and Pyle, but still was nervous around the A-list actors leading the cast.

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Galaxy Quest's used color theming to help distinguish the key elements of the film, with steam blue for the Thermians and the Protector, while Saris and his species were made to be a green tone that stood out against that.

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Unlike most films where the second and ongoing weekend box office takes decline, Galaxy Quest saw rising numbers over the first several weekends, and DreamWorks' Jeffrey Katzenberg apologized directly to Parisot for failing to market the film properly.

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Galaxy Quest is an acknowledged homage to Star Trek; Parisot said "Part of the mission for me was to make a great Star Trek episode.

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Galaxy Quest received positive reviews from critics, both as a parody of Star Trek, and as a comedy film of its own.

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Joe Leydon of Variety said that Galaxy Quest "remains light and bright as it races along, and never turns nasty or mean-spirited as it satirizes the cliches and cults of Star Trek".

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Retrospective reviews for Galaxy Quest have been positive, as the film is considered to have held up over time.

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At the 2013 Star Trek Convention in Las Vegas, Galaxy Quest received enough support in a Star Trek Film Ranking to be included with the twelve Star Trek films that had been released at the time on the voting ballot.

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Galaxy Quest predicted the growth and influence of media fandom in the years after its release.

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Galaxy Quest seemed to be the head of a group of actors, and for the life of me I was trying to understand who he was imitating.

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In November 1999, Galaxy Quest was novelized by science fiction writer Terry Bisson, who stayed very close to the plot of the film.

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Galaxy Quest said, "to make something up, just because we love those characters, and turn it into a sequel—then it becomes the awful sequel".

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I'm not supposed to say anything—I'm speaking way out of turn here—but Galaxy Quest is really close to being resurrected in a very creative way.

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Galaxy Quest said he believed Rickman's death meant the project would never happen.

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Galaxy Quest said they were making the series to allow the introduction of new characters while extending the setting, similar to what Star Wars: The Force Awakens did for A New Hope.

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Never Surrender: A Galaxy Quest Documentary was produced by the web site Fandom in 2019 to celebrate the film's 20th anniversary.

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