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.









Movie Reviews:
  • 50
    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. ...

  • 50
    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. ...

  • 33 - 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. more

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    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. more

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User Comments & Reviews

  1. Liana Shimunova

    An energetic but thoroughly watered-down kiddie flick.