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Battle for Terra (2007)

Terra (original title)
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A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.

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4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Terrian Scientist (voice)
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Professor Lina (voice)
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Terrian 2 (voice)
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Technician Quinn (voice)
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Technician Williams (voice)
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General Hemmer (voice)
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Giddy (voice)
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Interrogator Wright (voice)
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Colonel Wheeler (voice) (as Jim Devoti)
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Stewart Stanton (voice)
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Doron (voice)
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President Chen (voice)
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Elder Orin (voice)
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Tulo (voice)
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Tumi (voice)
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Storyline

BATTLE for TERRA is a fantastic journey to worlds we have only dreamed of. It is a story of friendship, family, sacrifice and most importantly, the realization that all of our survival relies on our earth's precious natural resources. Written by Elissa Greer

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...A world where WE are the alien invaders. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sequences of sci-fi action violence and some thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

1 May 2009 (USA)  »

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Battle for Terra  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$1,082,362 (USA) (1 May 2009)

Gross:

$1,647,083 (USA) (4 September 2009)
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2.35 : 1
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Originally conceived as a film with live actors playing the human characters. See more »

Quotes

General Hemmer: [Sarcastically, on the terraforming machine, which will infuse Terra with oxygen in just seven days] Very biblical, don't you think?
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Remake of Terra (2003) See more »

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Great story
12 March 2009 | by See all my reviews

A movie that also has a message, always does have thinner line to walk. You have to deliver your message but still not be too judgmental. In this case, the CGI has to be top notch too. And since Pixar made Animation their own, it's all the more difficult to prove yourself in that field.

This movie holds up though, in every department. The voice talent is great and the story has a few surprises. That being said, there always will be people who will be disappointed with how a movie with a dark edge/message concludes itself. It doesn't even matter which path it takes, some people will be annoyed and/or disappointed. Same goes here too. Even if you'd wish the movie ended differently, I hope you can overcome that and be happy with what you just saw ... I was.


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So is everyone on IMDB 'right wing' or what? Darkashes609
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