If you are thinking about seeing a movie soon, DON’T make it Battlefield Earth. I don’t think I’ve sat through a movie that bad in years, if ever before… Go see Gladiator, it is cool and well worth the money. Here is a quote from Roger Ebert about Battlefield Earth that sums up the movie perfectly.
Some movies run off the rails. This one is like the train crash in “The Fugitive.” I watched it in mounting gloom, realizing I was witnessing something historic, a film that for decades to come will be the punch line of jokes about bad movies.
Read his review in its entirety. This is one of the few times I agree with a critic.