Another Earth Synopsis
A woman seeks out the man whose life she shattered in a terrible accident four years earlier.
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The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
The best science fiction tells stories about people in extraordinary environments or situations that serve to open up the vast, still...
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USA Today

By Claudia Puig
Another Earth proves compellingly that science, intellect and emotion can coexist in mesmerizing synchronicity on the big screen.
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By Ella Taylor
More than anything, though, Another Earth is an impressive calling card for Brit Marling, who wrote and produced the movie with Cahill, a...
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
Another Earth has heft - emotionally, intellectually.
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Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Another Earth offers imagination and provocation to spare.
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Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
This small-scale film has more outsize ideas than it could possibly manage. Yet Mike Cahill's debut feature exerts a gravitational pull out...
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Boston Globe

By Ty Burr
Another Earth is being sold as an indie sci-fi drama, but that does both the movie and its proper audience a disservice. This muted story...
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By S.T. Vanairsdale
Ultimately just another less-accomplished entry in the booming cinema of catharsis, your average...
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San Francisco Chronicle

By Amy Biancolli
In its most touching moments, the film achieves a kind of sad and waltzing rhythm all its own. In its least, it's precious and plodding;...
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Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
It's one of those stultifying aftermath-of-
a-car-crash movies.
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Another Earth review

By dvuyxx
This film is terribly underrated. I was impressed with its artistic qualities, and unadulterated acting and storyline. No cheap gimmicks. Brit Marling and Mapother create both believable and deep...

My Take

By el_que_critica
Great concept and idea but for me an ok execution. I just felt after it was finished that they could have done so much more with this movie. Its all about perception with this one and what the...

Do you have a twin ,close by in the Universe?

By ric2012
This is a good, thought you knew what it's about ,type movie .You will either Love it or Hate it.Either way ,Go See It!!!!!!!...

Great sci-fi story

By BohemianStrategy
This movie reminded me of The Moon movie in the way the story was told. It worked well. I left wanting to know more, but there definitely was an ending.My only complaint is about the light source....

Another Earth review

By charper312
Riveting! One of the best films of substance for the year....

indie gem

By ftl.rugger
Though this is an indie movie that clearly did not have a big budget the money was definitely spent well. Superb acting by the lead actress and beautiful haunting shots of improbable night skies give...

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By Falls Crush
In love with the story....

This is the film of the year!!

By ziegfeldman
I have had the pleasure and privilege of seeing "Another Earth" TWICE now almost a month before it even opens. I promise you that this will be an experience that you will long cherish. In the midst...

Not Another Earth!

By iconicdream
The sequel will be called "Another Earth2: War of the Earths". What would you do if you meet another you? Cat fight? The two main characters in this movie are badly in need of medication. Fantasizing...

Another Earth review

By ethenell
Doesn't deliver on the promise of being a thoughtful, nuanced sci-fi character drama. What it does deliver is an excess of unnecessary slow-motion shots, a plot-line that it incredibly predictable...

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Rated PG-13 | For Disturbing images, some sexuality, nudity and brief drug use
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Downbeat indie drama with sci-fi angle has mature themes.
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