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Ben 10: Alien Swarm (2009)

TV Movie  |   |  Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi  |  25 November 2009 (USA)
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Against his grandfather's orders, Ben Tennyson teams up with the daughter of an old enemy in order to prevent an alien infestation of earth.

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Big Chill / Humongousaur (voice) (as Dee Baker)
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Alien Chip Queen (voice)
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Against his grandfather's orders, Ben Tennyson teams up with the daughter of an old enemy in order to prevent an alien infestation of earth.

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When evil threatens, it's hero time.


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Gwen wears her blue outfit from Seasons 1 and 2. for most of the movie. She switches to her red outfit from Season 3, when they go to Missouri. See more »

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Alien Queen: You were a fool to transform into a drone! I can easily defeat *any* puny drone.
Nanomech: I'm not just any drone. I'm half-drone, half-human. Drones can adapt. And humans never give up!
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Outdoes Race Against Time in every way
9 March 2011 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Alien Swarm is not as good as the cartoons series Ben 10, Alien Force and Ultimate Alien, but in every way it outdoes the disappointing-but-better-than-its-reputation Race Against Time. While the pace could have steadied a bit and it is lacking a bit in emotional depth particularly in the first half(though Ben does develop very well), the direction is far more assured and the actors fit the parts much better and feel more comfortable.

The production values are also an improvement, the photography, lighting and locations are very reasonable for a TV movie, and the effects are pretty great, especially with Big Chill and in the finale. The soundtrack is rousing, the script has its humorous and thought-provoking moments, the story unfolds very nicely with a strong underlying mystery and the action is well-choreographed particularly in the chase sequences.

Overall, a surprisingly good film and outdoes Race Against Time in every way. 8/10 Bethany Cox


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