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Earth to Echo (2014)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi  |  2 July 2014 (USA)
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After receiving a bizarre series of encrypted messages, a group of kids embark on an adventure with an alien who needs their help.

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Tuck (as Brian 'Astro' Bradley)
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Emma (as Ella Linnea Wahlestedt)
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Dr. Lawrence Madsen (Construction Worker)
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Marcus Simms (as Alga Smith)
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Calvin Simms
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Theresa Simms
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Janice Douglas
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Betty Barrett
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James Hastings
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Christina Hastings
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Construction Worker #2
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Dusty - Mullet Lady at Bar
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Bar Patron #2 (as Marilyn Giacommazzi)
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Storyline

"Earth to Echo" follows four young teenagers who find an alien life form that's trying to rebuild its spaceship. Together, the teenagers protect the alien and help rebuild it's ship so it can fly back to its home planet. Written by Unknown

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Rated PG for some action and peril, and mild language | See all certifications »

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2 July 2014 (USA)  »

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Untitled Wolf Adventure  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,364,658 (USA) (4 July 2014)

Gross:

$38,916,903 (USA) (17 October 2014)
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"Earth to Echo" was produced and financed by Walt Disney Pictures. After chairman Alan Horn saw a final cut, it was put in turnaround and was purchased by Relativity Media. See more »

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When the kids are driven through the desert by the government agents, there are many saguaros visible. This places them in Arizona, not Nevada where the story is set. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tuck: All right, mom, I'm leaving. Spending the night at Alex's house so we can play a new video game.
Theresa Simms: [busy talking] Have whatever you want, honey.
Tuck: You know what, I lied, actually. We're gonna ride our bikes out into the desert, at night, alone. Without supervision.
Theresa Simms: [still busy talking] Okay, see you then, sweetie.
Tuck: Also rob a bank. Go to Mexico. Maybe even start a new life.
[leaves]
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Bang It Out
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Performed by Breathe Carolina
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/ET without the fun meets Blair Witch
11 July 2014 | by (Illinois) – See all my reviews

I took my Grandson to see this movie thinking it would be a nice non- animated movie. It was awful. The people in front of us walked out within 20 minutes and I wish we had. It is all about the boys and very little about the alien. And they should warn you that the filming is shaky and poor. It looks like a home movie. The trailers lead you to believe this is about finding an alien. It is about adolescent boys. If you enjoy listening to adolescent conversation you might like it. The story is also lacking in background and therefore difficult for younger children to follow what or why things are happening. I found it very boring and slow moving. I would NOT recommend this movie


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