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After Earth (2013)

PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 31 May 2013 (USA)
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A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige and his father Cypher stranded on Earth, a millennium after events forced humanity's escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help.

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One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his 13-year-old son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai's craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon. His whole life, Kitai has wanted nothing more than to be a soldier like his father. Today, he gets his chance. Written by Columbia Pictures

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Danger is real. Fear is a choice.


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Rated PG-13 for sci-fi action violence and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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1000 A.E.  »

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Budget:

$130,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$27,520,040 (USA) (31 May 2013)

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$60,522,097 (USA) (16 August 2013)
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The film takes place in 3071. See more »

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When Kitai is followed by the baboon, his dad warns him about a creature approaching him. With his advanced technology he should have been able to see the whole group and warn his son about the even greater danger. See more »

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[first lines]
Kitai Raige: I've heard stories of Earth. A paradise. Until we destroyed it.
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Referenced in DVD-R Hell: Return of the Ewok (2013) See more »

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Absolutely Boring and Pathertic
3 June 2013 | by (Atlanta GA) – See all my reviews

I have been a Will Smith fan since Fresh Prince, but in the last several years his on-screen personae and talents have been severely lacking. It is with no small amount of regret that I must say this is the bottom of the barrel for Smith. The short version of it is this: Will has no personality in this movie whatsoever, his non-talented son Jaden is absolutely laughable as a lead figure, the plot drags along for seemingly unending hours with little or no excitement or humor or intrigue to keep our attention or interest, and the underlying themes and tone is nothing more that pure hype for the scientology church. I don't say this very often about most movies...but I seriously would like my $10 and 3 hours of wasted time and money back. This one is a serious stinker


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