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Escape from Planet Earth (2013)

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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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Cal Brunker
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Brendan Fraser ... Scorch Supernova (voice)
Rob Corddry ... Gary Supernova (voice)
Ricky Gervais ... Mr. James Bing (voice)
Jonathan Morgan Heit ... Kip Supernova (voice)
Jessica Alba ... Lena Thackleman (voice)
Sofía Vergara ... Gabby Babblebrock (voice)
Paul Scheer ... Cameraman (voice)
Jason Simpson ... Barry / Hazmat / Pilot (voice) (as Jayson Simpson)
Sarah Jessica Parker ... Kira Supernova (voice)
Doug Abrahams ... Hazmat / Baabian Citizen (voice)
Jason Benson Jason Benson ... Hazmat (voice)
Trevor Devall ... Hazmat (voice)
Brian Dobson ... Hazmat (voice)
Brad Dryborough ... Hazmat (voice)
Gabe Khouth ... Hazmat (voice)
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Storyline

The story takes place on planet Baab where admired astronaut Scorch Supernova (Brendan Fraser) is a national hero to the blue alien population. A master of daring rescues, Scorch pulls off astonishing feats with the quiet aid of his nerdy brother, Gary (Rob Corddry), head of mission control at BASA. Written by Websurfer

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Earth's greatest secrets are about to break out!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action and some mild rude humor | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 February 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Escape from Planet Earth See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,891,055, 17 February 2013

Gross USA:

$57,012,977

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$74,939,189
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

George Lopez (Thurman) and Sofía Vergara (Gabby Babblebrock) previously appeared together on The Smurfs (2011), which, additionally, got its sequel, The Smurfs 2 (2013), released in the same year as this film. See more »

Goofs

When Scorch arrives at the 7-Eleven, the flying camera remote is nowhere around, even though it's still broadcasting video footage from right behind him. See more »

Quotes

Gary Supernova: Hunt us down? But we come in peace!
General Shanker: Nobody comes in peace! I was six years when they took my father!
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Crazy Credits

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Connections

References Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) See more »

Soundtracks

Bamboo Tea House
Written by Klaus Badelt, Andrew Raiher, Ian Honeyman, Christopher Carmichael
Courtesy of The Weinstein Company
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Good animation, but the humor overdoes itself.
20 February 2013 | by DarkVulcan29See all my reviews

Blue alien named Scorch(Brendan Fraser) is quite the thrill seeker, every time he goes on a mission. With his brother Gary(Rob Corddry) who is behind the controls guiding him on the missions, Gary is not a thrill seeker like his brother, they are from the planet BAAB. Scorch gets a new mission, to go the forbidden planet AKA Earth. Gary refuses to go along with it. Cause he is tired of being in his brothers shadow. When Scorch gets captured when he does arrive on earth, it's up to Gary to rescue him, but will he?

The animation is almost up there with Wreck It Ralph. The jokes seem run themselves into the ground. Most of the time instead of trying to have a story, I feel it was going more for satire. Not that it was terrible, but not has good as Monters Vs Aliens(2009). Brendan Fraser and Rob Corddry are alright in voice casting.


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