Escape from Planet Earth 3D Synopsis
Caught in a fiendish trap, a dashing astronaut must rely on his nerdy brother to save him.

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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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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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Fun for All

By themdgt
Great movie to see with the kids, but also contains a little adult humor. Good for all ages. The movie had new characters that are sure to become favorites. The story was new and not a remake. I...

Great movie

By twinattack
The 3d really makes the movie. I laughed and so did the kids. They want to get it when it comes out on dvd. Worth the money in my book....

Very good in 3D

By debbiejwyss
My daughter and I went to see this in 3D. The parent loved it! So did my daughter. The 3D effects were great! Any kid would enjoy seeing this one! Funny!...

Not bad

By zaphanathpaneah
This was a so so movie. One of my kids loved it while the other did not. The story lacks substance as the main character is so dimwitted its not even funny. His little (older) brother, the smart one...

Fun movie to see with the kids

By grmbrand
Light-hearted story, plenty of action but nothing too scary for my 5 y.o....

Escape from Planet Earth 3D

By bugmonster_03
I took my son to see it for his 10th Birthday. That was the funnest animated movie we have seen togather! Star studded voice over! A must see!...

Great Family Movie

By khazlewood78
I was not looking forward to going to see this movie because I am not a huge fan of sci-fi regardless of the fact if it is a cartoon, drama, etc. My 6 year old insisted that we go and I gave in. I...

Fandango

By mmseng
Fandango is a RIPOFF!!! We paid the premium to use the Fandango ticket service. When we get to the theater, Fandango is not operational & hasn't been for quite a while! We had to stand inline like...

Shallow

By graceoverall
I found everything about this movie to be completely predictable and the previews had already given away every funny part of the movie. The plot, characters, and world were all incredibly shallow....

Had low expectations but movie was really good

By kristatimberlake
My son begged to see this and I had never heard of it. I was pleasantly surprised, it was actually LOL funny! Great movie to see with your child....

More Info

Rated PG | For for action and some mild rude humor
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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