Metascore
73

Generally favorable reviews - based on 36 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 32 out of 36
  2. Negative: 0 out of 36
  1. One of the best entertainments this season has yet offered.
  2. Reviewed by: Richard Corliss
    90
    It blends tension and emotion, computer wizardry and dramatic skill in a vigorous climax--and the most impressive, haunting final shot of the movie year.
  3. Ends up working like a charm.
  4. 88
    Expertly directed, acted and written crowd-pleaser.
  5. An amiable mix of "Grumpy Old Men" comedy and "Apollo 13" can-we-fix-this-jalopy-before-we-die? Drama.
User Score
6.2

Generally favorable reviews- based on 38 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 7 out of 11
  2. Negative: 1 out of 11
  1. Oct 29, 2014
    7
    Though it noticeably rides on the coattails of such classics as "Apollo 13" and "The Right Stuff," Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, DonaldThough it noticeably rides on the coattails of such classics as "Apollo 13" and "The Right Stuff," Clint Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland, and James Garner's winsome chemistry on screen ultimately makes "Space Cowboys" an enjoyable astronaut flick. Full Review »
  2. Aug 30, 2014
    10
    " Courage , pride and thats what space cowboys is about ". Four legends Clint Eastwood , Tommy Lee Jones, Hunger Games Donald Sutherland an" Courage , pride and thats what space cowboys is about ". Four legends Clint Eastwood , Tommy Lee Jones, Hunger Games Donald Sutherland an James Garner are reunited to take down the Russian satllite in space. A good plot whats not to enjoy from a clint eastwood film/movie. Great effects , Amazing cast and great Directing from Eastwood. Clint Eastwood Does it AGAIN ! makes the marvelous film Full Review »