• Released
  • April 22, 2009
  • G , 1 hr 30 min
  • Documentary
  • 1,264 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: "earth" takes moviegoers on an extraordinary tour of our home planet as its never been seen before.

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Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
This super-duper deluxe nature documentary clearly aims to recruit young viewers as conservationists.
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88

Baltimore Sun

By Chris Kaltenbach
Whereas the TV series rarely flinched when it came to showing the animal world as it is, Earth always pulls back at the last second. It...
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80

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Earth eloquently shows the struggle, life doing what it must to sustain life. The spectacle is stirring.
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80

NPR

By Bob Mondello
The ascribing of emotions to these critters can get a little Lion King-ripe at times. But the filmmakers have filled in around their...
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75

Boston Globe

By Janice Page
This Earth doesn't really have anything new to say, but it does present some newly entertaining ways of saying it.
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75

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
A wide-screen wildlife documentary in which the cycles of birth and death, migrations and seasons, are captured in stunning - absolutely...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

Although Earth falls short of its potential, it still contains enough glorious photography to please its target audience.
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63

USA Today

By Claudia Puig
If you've watched the BBC series "Planet Earth," then Earth will seem like a familiar, if stunning, global rewarming.
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
As a virtual tour of what Earth Day is about, kids ought to be entranced. If it helps them get greener, even better.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

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For adults, Earth misses the mark of riveting storytelling. Earth crams in the dramatic adventures of several species (including penguins) -...
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Rated G
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 6 & under Dazzling wildlife docu has a few intense moments.
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