Escape From Planet Earth Reviews

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October 22, 2018
Outside of a couple of brief lulls, there isn't much to complain about.
October 10, 2014
One only has to think of Battlefield Earth and After Earth to realise that putting the name of our planet into a movie title isn't always a good idea. Happily, Escape From Planet Earth is a reasonable exception.
July 27, 2014
The animation is hardly out of this world, but a script polish from Stephen Fry and others means that there is a sprinkling of good gags to accompany the siblings' adventures.
March 9, 2014
This is very much by-numbers pre-teen fare, spiced up by the sound of William Shatner enjoying himself.
March 7, 2014
Its secret weapon is a satirically inclined script, reworked by Stephen Fry among others, that disrupts the general factory-line vibe with regular funny lines.
March 6, 2014
It's a lively, unpretentious adventure that should delight young children and has enough pop culture gags and sly humor to amuse their parents.
March 5, 2014
A painted-by-numbers 3D kid-flick enlivened mostly by Rob Corddry, who plays the fastidious, nerdy brother to Brendan Fraser's doomed Buzz Lightyear clone.
June 3, 2013
nothing more than a profit margin placeholder for those without the creativity or the caring to make something truly special.
June 3, 2013
Makes for a solid Family Movie Night feature.
May 20, 2013
Chalk this one up as a decent kiddie film which takes aim at adults, but misses the target.
April 18, 2013
Content to pitch most of its plot twists and gags squarely at kids.
April 12, 2013
A ripper sci-fi comedy adventure guaranteed to galvanize the attention of the red-cordial crowd...delightful, pastel-coloured, busy piece of bubble-gum kids' cinema has fun playing up all the alien conspiracy theories.
March 22, 2013
Aliens of all shapes and sizes provide amusing banter in this likeable, happy and colourful 3D animation in which planets are saved and family ties nurtured.
March 18, 2013
An animated film that goes lamely where many have gone before.
March 6, 2013
[The aliens] find 7-11s hypnotically beautiful and learn to love Slurpees. There are several scenes involving Slurpees.
March 4, 2013
March 1, 2013
Escape from Planet Earth is a mildly entertaining examination of intergalactic sibling rivalry that will probably appeal to many younger kids, but not to the parents who have to sit through it with them.
February 22, 2013
The best thing I can say about Escape From Planet Earth is that I didn't end up hating it as much as I thought I was going to during the first half.
February 22, 2013
An amiable animated feature that should entertain the younger kids.
February 19, 2013
Just like its hero and his grounded starship, Escape From Planet Earth is, for much of the film, a decidedly earthbound adventure.
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