Overall Rank: 1974
Average Rating: 2.9/4
# of Ratings: 83
Theatrical Release Date: 04/19/1996
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Jim Mallon
Actors: Trace Beaulieu, Michael J. Nelson, Jim Mallon, Kevin Murphy, John Brady
Plot: Mike Nelson and his two robot companions are stuck on a spaceship and forced to watch the worst B-movies by the evil Dr. Clayton Forrester. In order to combat his nefarious plan, they make fun of the movie (This Island Earth - 1954) the whole time. -- Chris Kavan
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 07/22/2019
It's good because it's just like the show.
mitchellyoung - wrote on 02/04/2012
Weirdly, this feels like a sub-par of the usually stellar TV series and the vignettes in between the actual "making fun" scenes are cheesy and pointless.
Ikkinbot - wrote on 07/15/2010
Mystery Science Theatre is great. Weird and awesome comedy.
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Ghost Seed - wrote on 09/09/2008
The most stellar television show of all time enters the very realm it has creatively ridiculed since it's birthing...and it accomplished exactly what it should have - A chance for Mike and the bots to be viewed on the silver screen, essentially leaving themselves wide open for slams and pokes, and basically to be picked apart in the same manner as they had done to other movies for years. (Hey, it's only fair)
MST3K holds a special place in my heart. It forced me into the risky genre of retro sci-fi. (that of the 1950s, 60s, and 70s) These gents are impressively quick witted & their vast knowledge and exposure to powerfully bad cinema and all forms of "media" actually, is staggering. They often make strange comparisons, citing or referring to any number of films, songs, celebrities, …
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