Lost in Space

"Bad"

Lost in Space Review


Would that I had listened to my gut instead of Lost in Space's flashy trailer, one of the best promos for a bad movie (see also: Alien: Resurrection, Cliffhanger) to come along in some time.

Where to start with my complaints about this movie? Is it Akiva Goldsman's ridiculous script that attempts to jam as many fall-down-howlingly-bad lines into two hours as possible? Actors who obviously realize its qualities and spend the time mumbling them beneath their breath? A ridiculous little creature called Blorp (or Gleep, or whatever) that's sole purpose seems to be to sell toys? The time travel plot that takes over half-way through the film and makes you long for the oh-so-logical days of The Terminator and Back to the Future? Hell, The Jetsons paints a more realistic view of the future...

Lost in Space may ultimately be an insult to your intelligence, but it is an insult with good special effects. But with a big-screen TV, you can wait for that HBO premiere instead of shelling out cash for this loser.

Lost in Space? I wish they'd never found it....

Rollergirl gets her comeuppance.



Lost in Space

Facts and Figures

Run time: 130 mins

In Theaters: Friday 3rd April 1998

Box Office Worldwide: $136.2M

Budget: $80M

Distributed by: New Line Home Entertainment

Production compaines: Saltire Entertainment, New Line Cinema, Irwin Allen Productions, Prelude Pictures

Reviews

Contactmusic.com: 1.5 / 5

Rotten Tomatoes: 27%
Fresh: 23 Rotten: 61

IMDB: 5.0 / 10

Cast & Crew

Director:

Producer: , , , Mark W. Koch

Starring: as Dr. Zachary Smith, as Prof. John Robinson, Matt LeBlanc as Maj. Don West, as Dr. Maureen Robinson, as Dr. Judy Robinson, as Penny Robinson, as Will Robinson, as Older Will Robinson, Mark Goddard as General, as Jeb Walker, as Reporter #1, June Lockhart as Principal Cartwright, Adam Sims as Lab Technician, Angela Cartwright as Reporter #2, as Noah Freeman, Abigail Canton as Annie Tech, Richard Saperstein as Global Sedition attack pilot, Dick Tufeld as Rambler-Crane series Robot (voice), Gary A. Hecker as Blarp (voice), as Businessman

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