• Released
  • February 15, 2013
  • PG , 1 hr 29 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Animated
  • 1,279 Fan Ratings
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Synopsis: In ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH, astronaut Scorch Supernova finds himself caught in a trap when he responds to an SOS from a notoriously dangerous alien planet.

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Los Angeles Times

Feel-good but not cloying, zippy but not frenetic, and refreshingly free of snark, the default setting for a lot of kids' fare these days,...
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50

Boston Globe

By Tom Russo
Colorful as the 3-D aliens-among-us comedy is to look at, though, Corddry is handed a role that’s beige as can be, and so are his castmates.
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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...
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50

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
Unlike say, “Doogal” or “Hoodwinked 2,” at least you won’t want to gouge your eyes out after this one.
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50

Variety

By Joe Leydon
A lightweight, warp-speed, brightly colored trifle.
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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.
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40

Time Out New York

The late Douglas Adams summed up Earth as “mostly harmless,” a description that also applies to this eminently tolerable animated...
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33

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...
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0

Austin Chronicle

This movie is a mess: It keeps doubling back on itself – a twisting pretzel of a plot that doesn’t really make sense.
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Village Voice

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Escape From Planet Earth makes a compelling case for our disposable culture to finally get wiped out by malevolent aliens.
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Rated PG | For Some Mild Rude Humor and Action
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Pause for kids 7 & under Predictable alien adventure is violent and forgettable.
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