Space Cowboys 2000

Critics score:
78 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

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Susan Stark, Detroit News: A comic masterpiece of full rear male nudity. Read more

Caitlin Cleary, Seattle Times: An enjoyable, if not totally absorbing, summer action movie that provides a welcome vacation from the tyranny of youth. Read more

Philip Wuntch, Dallas Morning News: It's an enjoyable ride, navigated by that most experienced pilot of aging machismo, Clint Eastwood. Read more

A.O. Scott, New York Times: Without succumbing to bitterness or nostalgia or overstating the case for one generation's virtues, [Eastwood] and his cohorts mount a vigorous and funny defense of maturity. Read more

Eleanor Ringel Gillespie, Atlanta Journal-Constitution: As craftily savvy as it is well-crafted. Read more

Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times: Even star power can get lost in space. Read more

Eric Harrison, Houston Chronicle: Some of the bits are funny ... but after a while it gets kind of old. Read more

Paul Clinton (, Old stars shine in funny, thrilling Space Cowboys. Read more

Steven Rosen, Denver Post: Eastwood highlights the personal relationships in a way that is gentle, funny and authentic. Read more

Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly: Space Cowboys is poorly engineered: lurchingly paced, the dramatic conflicts duct taped together. Read more

Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune: Space Cowboys is a satisfying science-fiction yarn. Read more

Peter Rainer, New York Magazine/Vulture: One of those over-the-hill-gang buddyfests that pretend to be about teamwork and valor but are really about movie-star cronyism. Read more

James Berardinelli, ReelViews: Space Cowboys is a blast for those who don't mind geriatric heroes. Read more

Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times: There's an abundance of charm and screen presence from the four veteran actors. Read more

Andrew O'Hehir, Space Cowboys plays more like a mixture of Eastwood's leaden Cold War thriller Firefox and the aimless goofballing of Bronco Billy or Honkytonk Man than like his better films. Read more

Bob Graham, San Francisco Chronicle: Space Cowboys is the summer's best movie. Read more

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Todd McCarthy, Variety: An absorbing mix of perilous suspense, derring-do, personal courage and well-judged self-sacrifice. Read more

J. Hoberman, Village Voice: The movie may not pack anything near the emotional punch of Unforgiven, but it's an entertainingly raffish action-comedy nonetheless. Read more