Alien Planet (2005)

Alien Planet (2005)

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Alien Planet, a movie created specifically for the Discovery Channel, concerns a pair of robots who have been sent into space in order to get information about a new planet. The planet appears to be enough like Earth that it would be able to allow living creatures to inhabit it. Scientists are surprised when they discover that the planet's intricate ecosystem supports a variety of creatures that are different than anything seen on Earth. The film is based on the theories of Stephen Hawking and other world-renowned scientific minds.
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NR
Genre:
Documentary , Science Fiction & Fantasy , Special Interest , Television
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A "What If?" peek at the beasts that might live on a planet six light-years away, Alien Planet is more than cool enough to keep the sci-fi geeks (like me) entertained.

Full Review… | July 28, 2005
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Audience Reviews for Alien Planet

I was hoping for more interaction between humans and the planet, even if there was little, or even no...at least directly, interaction between humans and the forms of life that inhabit the planet. Still, a pretty good film.

Morpheus One
Morpheus One

Wayne Douglas Barlowe is a freaking genius. Avatar fans (and James Cameron), you should humbly tip your hats to this man, because your precious Banshees and Leonopteryxes and Thanators wouldn't exist without his art direction. Nobody makes better aliens. Nobody. (But Nemo Ramjet comes pretty close.) Anyway, this is a sublime imagining of his surreal alien world. It's strange and beautiful.

Brian Spiekerman
Brian Spiekerman

Hopefully this will be a vanguard for similiar movies. I was entertained throughout and applauded the various life forms and their niches on the Alien Planet.

Ian Powell
Ian Powell

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