earth 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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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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EARTH - Amazing Extraordinary! GRADE: A

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Wed. 4/15 - this evening I was privileged to attend the advance press preview of this 90 min beautifully captivating awesome movie by the same BBC crew that gave us PLANET EARTH. Real, surreal,...

A Gruesome Depression Fest

By meSpike
I saw an advance screening tonight and hated it. I thought it would be a happy movie filled with the happy parts of nature but the movie was mired in the gruesome reality of the circle of life. It was...

Extraordinarily beautiful and thought-provoking

By KR Lennox
This movie is perfect. That might not be obvious in the first few minutes, but it is an example of the very best filmmaking and storytelling. With eloquent simplicity it tells the story of life,...

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By mollydog4
Don't listen to oh no reviews if you love Earth than your goning to love this movie!...

I had anticipated this for weeks...but was let down big time!

By kellyu
I took my husband, 5 year old daughter, and almost 2 year old son on earth day to watch this movie. Well, the movie couldn't keep my son's interest (it moves very slow and there are lots of scenic...

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By MR MOVIE 123
EARTH IS GONNA BE AWESOME ESPECIALLY IF U LIKE PLANET EARTH FROM DISCOVERY CHANNEL. IF U HAVE ACCESS TO DIGITAL GO SEE IT IN DIGITAL IT WILL LOOK AMAZING U CAN REACH OUT AND TOUCH THE WILDLIFE...

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By jpdelia
There was more "death" than expected. Disney portrays this as a family movie, but I was quite dismayed when my four year old daugther reacted with such sadness when the death of some animals was...

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By heymomma
I think that this movie was very informative and really brought a lot of true life mirgation experiences to the viewer however, I could have done without seeing the polar bear die. They are on the...

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By JDB728
I really never got around to watching 'Planet Earth' or 'March of the Penguins', or any of these other nature movies and series. I did however get the chance to go see the Red Carpet premiere in Los...

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By mgrif426
fantastic cinematography- great aerial shots of terrain and migrating animals. it was like a bigger version of a national geographic special. HOWEVER, my young children were a bit traumatized by...

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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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