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Titan A.E. (2000)

A young man learns that he has to find a hidden Earth ship before an enemy alien species does in order to secure the survival of humanity.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Cale Tucker (voice)
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Gune (voice)
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Preed (voice)
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Stith (voice)
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Akima (voice)
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Young Cale (voice)
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Tek (voice) (as Tone-Lõc)
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The Cook (voice)
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Queen Drej (voice)
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Chowquin (voice)
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Firrikash / Slave Trader Guard (voice)
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Po (voice) (as Ken Campbell)
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Old Woman (voice)
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Storyline

One thousand years from now, aliens destroy Earth in fear of the Titan project. Some humans escape, becoming a downtrodden Diaspora, living in impoverished settlements. The mysterious Titan spacecraft also escapes, and its inventor has hidden it before dying. A spacecraft captain and its pilot, Korso and Akima, two humans, seek out Cale, the youthful son of the dead scientist and explain that he must help them find the Titan, which holds a mechanism to unite and save humanity. Cale refuses, but the arrival of the killer aliens persuades him to join Korso. Can he avoid his pursuers, know friend from foe, find the Titan, and embrace his humanity, a nature he has despised until now? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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When Earth Ends, The Adventure Begins. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence, mild sensuality and brief language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

16 June 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Planet Ice  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,376,845, 18 June 2000, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$22,751,979, 3 September 2000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$14,001,208, 31 December 2000
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

According to the novelization, the Drej Mothership is powered by a captured white dwarf star. See more »

Goofs

The map on Cale's hand disappears in some scenes. See more »

Quotes

[Gune is licking Cale's hand]
Gune: Hmmm... spaghetti derivative... meatballs, sort of anyway... and... ooh, Kaldorf droppings! Who ate it before you did?
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Crazy Credits

Look for the Titan A.E. video game Available this fall from Fox Interactive. (But plans for the Titan A.E. game were abandoned.) See more »

Connections

Referenced in Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

The End Is Over
Written by Spider One (as Spider) Dorian Heartsong, Michael Tempesta, Allan Pahanish, and Adam Jeremy Williams
Performed by Powerman 5000
Produced by Sylvia Massy (as Sylvia Massey) and Urlich Wild
Powerman 5000 Performs Courtesy of Dreamworks Records
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A truly breathtaking space epic!
22 June 2000 | by See all my reviews

This can be a true revolutionary of all the animated films with its real eye-stunning graphics, a very imaginative sci-fi setting, more realistic-looking characters, and plenty of real action and yes, even some blood-spilling violence.

After years of churning out shots of sparkly-starry fantasy like Rock-A-Doodle-Doo, We're Back: A Dinosaur's Story, and Troll In The Central Park, Don Bluth's crew finally comes up with a very gritty, mature science fiction story all about humans being hunted down by the evil aliens who are out to destroy the planet Earth altogether. So a very brave young engineer grimly launched an enormous project that his little son was to carry on when he finally grew up. But it just wouldn't be a very easy path for the young hero to accomplish this great feat that would give a long ray of hope to all the innocent humans hiding out in the outer space. But with the help of a very spunky young female co-pilot, a group of bickering aliens, and a hardened space veteran, he just might...even with all those dread monsters hot on his very tail!

Beautifully made, this sweeping space odyssey really takes GIGANTIC steps to break from all the traditional aspects of an animated film to introduce mouth-droppingly MAGNIFICENT visions of the distant future as well as a more adult approach to storytelling and animation, so it may take awhile for the casual viewer to get used to it...and one day truly appreciate the great changes that is taking place in the whole animation industry.


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