Escape from Planet Earth (2013)

PG  |   |  Animation, Adventure, Comedy  |  15 February 2013 (USA)
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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.


(as Callan Brunker)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Gary Supernova (voice)
Mr. James Bing (voice)
Kip Supernova (voice)
Lena Thackleman (voice)
Cameraman (voice)
Jason Simpson ...
Barry / Hazmat / Pilot (voice) (as Jayson Simpson)
Kira Supernova (voice)
Doug Abrahams ...
Hazmat / Baabian Citizen (voice)
Jason Benson ...
Hazmat (voice)
Hazmat (voice)
Hazmat (voice)
Hazmat (voice)
Hazmat (voice)


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


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 »

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Release Date:

15 February 2013 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Héroes del espacio  »

Box Office


$40,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$57,011,847 (USA) (19 July 2013)

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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


All the henchmen of General Shanker being named after famous Hollywood directors, the general's name may be a nod to a famous Indian director, S. Shankar. See more »


Halley's Comet is shown with a long tail. Comets only have tails when they are close to the sun, not "50 years away" as told by General Shanker. See more »


Gary Supernova: Nothing says 'peace' like a giant gun, huh?
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References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »


Bridal Chorus Organ Version
Written by Richard Wagner
Performed by Andrew Patrick Oye
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Good animation, but the humor overdoes itself.
20 February 2013 | by (United States) – See 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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