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Escape from Planet Earth (2013) Poster

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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. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), 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 (2008), Wicket, Yogurt, Zaphod Beeblebrox, Zartog, Zeus, Zim, and Zuul.
Whenever two names of the hazmat guys are said in succession, they match up with the names of famous directors or actors, e.g. a hazmat says: "Peter! Jackson! Detain him!", "George! Lucas! Let's go!", "Christopher! Nolan! On your feet!", "James! Cameron! Don't let him get away!", and during the food fight "Bruce" then "Willis." Relevant links: Peter Jackson, George Lucas, Christopher Nolan, James Cameron.
This is Rainmaker Entertainment's first film to be released theatrically and in 3D.
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James Gandolfini was originally set to voice Shanker but was replaced by William Shatner.
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When Gary's pod reaches earth and is out of control, the sound of R2-D2 from Star Wars (1977) can be heard mixed in with the sound of the ship's engines.
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Two of the characters' names (Lena and Io), are from the popular video game Dota. The only difference is that Lena is spelt differently in Dota (Lina).
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The film being watched at the video drive in when Gary crash lands is "It came from outer space" released in 1953.
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When Gary's ship crash lands on earth the movie showing at the drive in movie is, It came from outer space. The film was released in 1953.
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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.
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