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Earth to Echo (2014)

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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 (as Cassius Willis)
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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 its 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)  »

Also Known As:

Echo  »

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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 »

Goofs

When the group of kids is heading back to the construction site, the movie shortly plays a view of the Superstition Mountains. The Superstition Mountains are in the Phoenix area of Arizona, and definitely NOT in Nevada. This is a clear geological oversight. 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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Crazy Credits

After the credits, we see Alex pointing out his phone is acting all weird again. See more »

Connections

References Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991) See more »

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Written by Chidera Chiddy Anamege (as Chidera Anamege), Sam Hollander, Alice Katz, Simon Katz, Sam Martin and Steve Ruchelman
Performed by Chiddy Bang feat. Youngblood Hawke
Courtesy of Pop Up Music
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Solid Entertainment for young people
8 October 2014 | by (Germany) – See all my reviews

This film is something like ET meets Wall-E, in a modern style. Solid entertainment for kids and people who don't care about realism that much. I do enjoyed the film and it definitely deserves a better rating than 5.8 (the actual IMDb-rating) Don't get bothered by the people complaining this movie is just a bad copy of ET. It is done for people who are young right now wanting to enjoy a solid movie and not the old ones living in the past. Sure ET, the old Indiana Jones movies and the other stuff was great, but that doesn't mean new movies are bad by definition.

Whatever, if you want to enjoy some light entertainment made for kids you can definitely be happy with this one - but don't expect a mindblowing classic ;)


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