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

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1 May 2009 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

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

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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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References Skywhales (1983) See more »

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An Epic Movie For Both Children And Adults
10 May 2009 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Mala (voice of Evan Rachel Wood) is a precocious girl living on the beautiful planet Terra, a place where peace and tolerance are celebrated. Unbeknownst to Mala and her fellow Terrians, the last inhabitants of Earth have exhausted the resources of their planet and those of three others, and are now searching for a new home. This Earthforce has discovered that the use of a Terraformer will make Terra habitable for humans but poisonous for Terrians.

When the Earthlings embark on a hostile invasion of Terra, Mala's father, Roven (voice of Dennis Quaid), is kidnapped. Hoping to save her father, Mala captures and hides a crashed human pilot named Jim (voice of Luke Wilson). While Mala nurses Jim back to health, the two forge a friendship and a plan that could save both the human race and the planet of Terra.

Soon, however, they realize that peace will not be secured unless they can combat both the Terraformer and dark political forces that will stop at nothing in their drive to achieve power for power's sake. Battle For Terra 10/10


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