Galaxy Quest is a 1999 American science fiction comedy film directed by Dean Parisot and written by David Howard and Robert Gordon. A parody of and homage to science-fiction films and series, especially Star Trek and its fandom, the film depicts the cast of a fictional cult television series, Galaxy Quest, who are drawn into a real interstellar conflict by actual aliens who think the series is an accurate documentary. It stars Tim Allen, Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Tony Shalhoub, Sam Rockwell, and Daryl Mitchell. The film was a modest box office success and positively received by critics: It won the Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation and the Nebula Award for Best Script. It was also nominated for 10 Saturn Awards, including Best Science Fiction Film and Best Director for Parisot, Best Actress for Weaver, and Best Supporting Actor for Rickman, with Allen winning Best Actor.


The cast of an old 1980s space-adventure series, Galaxy Quest, attend fan conventions and make trivial promotional appearances. Though the series' former star, Jason Nesmith, thrives on the attention, his co-stars—Gwen, Alexander, Fred, and Tommy—resent him and the states of their careers.


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    award Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation Nebula Award for Best Script Saturn Award for the Best Actor
    contentLocation Los Angeles
    director Dean Parisot
    editor Don Zimmerman
    events extraterrestrial life
    genre adventure comedy drama science fiction
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    musicBy David Newman
    nomination Hugo Award for Best Dramatic Presentation Nebula Award for Best Script Saturn Award for Best Actress Saturn Award for Best Costume Saturn Award for Best Make-up Saturn Award for Best Music Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor Saturn Award for Best Science Fiction Film Saturn Award for Best Special Effects Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor
    producer Charles Newirth Mark Johnson
    productionCompany Mark Johnson
    publisher DreamWorks Pictures
    recordedAt Los Angeles Malibu Utah
    theme action comedy extraterrestrial life kung fu mockumentary parody science fiction