After enslavement and near extermination by an alien race in the year 3000, Jonnie Goodboy Tyler takes a stand against the evil Psychlos.
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 3%
Battlefield Earth was directed by Roger Christian, and written by J.D. Shapiro and Corey Mandell.
This film was envisioned as Schindler’s List in Space, and it lacks all the historicity and emotional depth, but is almost as depressing in a sense. Of course, the film is bursting at the seams with everything from guacamole troughs to rat snacks and harrier jets! Just like Schindler’s List!
Travolta went on record to say this movie was like Star Wars, but better.
What do you think?
Here are a couple of weird scenes we described, including the Planet of the Apes inspired hose-down and Terl shooting cow legs.
Scott was pretty let down about us not watching Passion Play (2010). Here's the star-studded trailer which solidified our decision to never watch it:
Sure, Battlefield Earth is a better made movie than some of our previous episodes, but it was still a dirty diaper in the history of cinema.
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Next episode, we find out what happens when the Italian Stallion meets an armed and dangerous Estelle Getty.