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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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Gary Supernova (voice)
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Mr. James Bing (voice)
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Kip Supernova (voice)
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Lena Thackleman (voice)
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Cameraman (voice)
Jason Simpson ...
Barry / Hazmat / Pilot (voice)
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Kira Supernova (voice)
Doug Abrahams ...
Hazmat / Baabian Citizen (voice)
Jason Benson ...
Hazmat (voice)
Trevor Devall ...
Hazmat (voice)
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Hazmat (voice)
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Hazmat (voice)
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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

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Earth's greatest secrets are about to break out!


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

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Release Date:

15 February 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Escape from Planet Earth  »

Box Office

Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$15,891,055 (USA) (15 February 2013)

Gross:

$57,011,847 (USA) (19 July 2013)
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When Scorch signs his name to the floor it is revealed that many fictional characters have already "signed" their name as well. Among these are ALF (1986), Arthur, Barf, Bender, Beta Ray Bill, Bucky O'Hare, Chewie, Dr. Hephaestus, E.T., EVA, Gazoo, Godzilla (1954), Goku, Gonzo, Gozer, Greedo, HAL-9000, IO, Johnny-5, Kal-El, Khan, Kerrigan, Klaatu, Leeloo, Lion-O, Marvin, Mew, Mork, Mulder, Nessie, Odo, Paul, Ratchet, Riddick, Ripley, Santa, Spock, Stitch, Sue, The Thing, Tinkey Winkey, Venom, Wall-E, Wicket, Yogurt, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Zartog, Zeus, Zim, and Zuul. See more »

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Surprisingly Good
10 September 2013 | by (Malawi) – See all my reviews

This is my first movie review on IMDb so bear with me. I had my doubts at first about watching this movie considering it's not done by the main animation power houses ( Disney and Dream Works) but to my surprise it's right up there with the big boys.

The animation is exceptional,the character designs are great,the storyline isn't half bad,the characters compliment each other well.In my opinion it's way better than the Croods or Rise of the guardians.

All in all,It's a fun movie to watch.The only thing I didn't like was the voice casting of Brendan Fraser as Scorch Supernova.He just didn't do it for the character.But on the other hand Sarah Jessica Parker did a great job voicing Kira Supernova.As for first time feature film directer Carl Brunker he did a wonderful job directing this one.


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