Fly Me to the Moon (2008)

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Critic Consensus: Flatly animated and indifferently scripted, Fly Me To the Moon offers little for audiences not comprised of very young children.


Movie Info

Christopher Lloyd, Kelly Ripa, Nicollette Sheridan, and Tim Curry lend their voices to director Ben Stassen's (Haunted Castle and Encounter in the Third Dimension) animatedchildren's fantasy about three preteen flies who hitch a ride into space on the Apollo 11 moon mission. The year is 1969, and Americans all across the country are buzzing about the first manned mission to the moon. Even the insects aren't immune to the excitement, as evidenced by the enthusiasm of adolescent flies Nat (voice … More

Rating: G
Genre: Animation , Kids & Family , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Directed By:
Written By: Domonic Paris, Dominic Paris
In Theaters:
On DVD: Dec 2, 2008
Box Office: $13.6M
Runtime:
Summit Entertainment - Official Site

Cast


as Scooter

as Nat's Mom

as Poopchev

as Scooter's Mom

as IQ's Mom

as Yegor

as Buzz Aldrin

as Commander Armstrong

as Commander Aldrin

as Commander Collins

as Mission Control 1969

as Senior Official

as Fly Buddy #1

as Fly Buddy #2

as Fly at Launch

as American Newscaster

as Russian Newscaster

as Mom's Maggot

as Maggot #1

as Maggot #2

as Maggot #3

as Mosquito

as Horsefly #1

as Horsefly #2

as Pale Russian Flies

as Kid Fly at the Party

as "Party Mold" Kid Fly
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Critic Reviews for Fly Me to the Moon

All Critics (83) | Top Critics (26)

It's clear that animators can now achieve levels of visual depth that were previously impossible.

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

A tougher endurance test than anything NASA could cook up.

October 18, 2008
Miami Herald
Top Critic

As for the space stuff, well, George Lucas need not lose any sleep.

Full Review… | October 18, 2008
Philadelphia Inquirer
Top Critic

And while it may not teach sprogs anything about insects - these ones have human eyes and four limbs - director Ben Stassen has made a fair fist of portraying the Apollo mission with some accuracy.

Full Review… | October 3, 2008
Time Out
Top Critic

It is a family story meant for younger viewers, and passes by without too much effort.

Full Review… | August 30, 2011
The National

Without much else beyond its 3-D design going for it, this adventure grows old very fast.

Full Review… | February 10, 2009
TheMovieReport.com

Audience Reviews for Fly Me to the Moon

Its not one of the worst animated movies ive seen but it was stupid

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michael e.
Michael Edwards

Super Reviewer

It was cute enough to watch once, but mostly kind of boring.

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dreamfaeries
Leigh Ryan

Super Reviewer

½

Cute movie.

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LitelBluHli
Nani Vang

Super Reviewer

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