Battlefield Earth Reviews
I would like to see the reedited version if it were done right.
Written by the creator of Scientology, and starring one of the most famous devotees, the skeptical don't need much more than that to avoid this like the plague.
The truth is, it's actually a damn smart and enjoyable sci-fi classic.
The movie handles language in a very original way (at the time) by the humans and aliens speaking in an indecipherable dialect to each other, which I have always found really cool.
The acting and actors are both intense and engaging, despite the alien characters all being in general- profit driven, 'Wall Street' style evil a$$holes. 'Pepper' is awesome in the lead, and like this movie, totally underrated as a star (unfortunately, no thanks to this movies reception).
The aliens tech is clever, practical and advanced while remaining realistic. The future devolution of humanity is done smartly and accurately, and the post-apocalyptic world seems both realistic and interesting. The story is a complete circle with an exciting start, a middle filled with peril and action and a satisfying ending.
Fans of Star Wars/Trek/Galactica/Gate are missing out BIG TIME by skipping this just because of religious propaganda and misplaced ignorance perpetuated by the media.