The story takes place on planet Baab where admired astronaut Scorch Supernova (Brendan Fraser) is a national hero to the blue alien population. A master of daring rescues, Scorch pulls off astonishing feats with the quiet aid of his nerdy brother, Gary (Rob Corddry), head of mission control at BASA.
Film informationGenre: Adventure, Animation, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
- The New York Times - by Neil Genzlinger
Escape From Planet Earth makes a tolerable diversion for a winter’s day or evening, just not a memorable one. ...
- The Hollywood Reporter - by Stephen Farber
The picture has enough entertainment value to tickle its target audience and even offers a few chuckles for accompanying adults. A strong cast and bright -- if uninspired — animation help to offset a thin story. ...
- Film.com - by Laremy Legel
Not recommended for anyone but the hardiest of animation completists, this one is a definite skip. There’s nothing to note, nothing to grasp, nothing in which to find mirth. You could Escape from Planet Earth, but you’re better off just ignoring it. ...read more
- Village Voice - by Aaron Hillis
Escape From Planet Earth makes a compelling case for our disposable culture to finally get wiped out by malevolent aliens. ...read more