Escape From Planet Earth

Escape From Planet Earth

DVD - 2013
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Admired astronaut Scorch Supernova is a national hero to the blue alien population of planet Baab. A master of daring rescues, Scorch pulls off astonishing feats with the quiet aid of his nerdy brother, Gary, head of mission control at BASA.

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svs801
Aug 03, 2016

Fun!! Loved the "brief history of the Dark Planet" and other wry observations about humans. Good clean humor and lots of action!

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Kim_H
Jul 27, 2015

Really good family movie!

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Nursebob
Dec 05, 2014

When Scorch Supernova, superhero idol of the planet Baabs, is lost after responding to an alien distress signal from the mysterious “Dark Planet” (three guesses…) it’s up to his nerdy mission control brother Gary to set aside their longstanding sibling rivalry and rescue the big lummox. But things don’t go exactly as planned for Scorch and a host of other hapless aliens are being held captive by a mad general who wants to use their advanced technology in order to develop an ultimate doomsday device…as well as everything else from touchscreen technology to social networking. Landing on Earth, Gary must use his formidable brain to not only free the aliens but prevent the paranoid army hawk from destroying every one of their home planets out of sheer spite. Gee, I wonder who will win? Rarely have so many cool celebrity voices been wasted as in this derivative mess of underdog clichés and stale E.T. jokes. With the exception of a few colourful scenes the visuals are mostly an uninspired mix of old View Master reels and Tomorrow Land miniatures populated by the usual assortment of marketable beasties and an insipid score of galactic muzak. The original songs suck too.

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Krista_Bennett316
Sep 26, 2014

My 5 and 8 year old boys LOVE this movie. They quote it all the time and love the funny little rat. It has a lot of action and they request it over and over again (I really should just buy it)...seriously I'm surprised this movie didn't do better in theaters!

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injustice123
Aug 07, 2014

it was o.k but man that rat dude look weird

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chimp360
Apr 10, 2014

I was laughing so hard during this movie. But the Grays totally ripped off the Force. They ain't no Jedi.

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Jazzy29
Oct 29, 2013

Now I know where we get all of our technology from. ;-)

imdpoops Jun 16, 2013

I only found one moment of funny in it. Mostly long, drawn out, with more dialogue than really needed.

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DFX
Aug 08, 2016

DFX thinks this title is suitable for 20 years and under

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