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Feature-length version of the documentary TV series Planet Earth (2006), following the migration paths of four animal families.

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Cast

Credited cast:
Anggun ... Narrator (French version)
James Earl Jones ... Narrator (voice)
Patrick Stewart ... Narrator (voice)
Ulrich Tukur ... Narrator (voice)
Ken Watanabe ... Narrator (voice)
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Feature-length version of the documentary TV series Planet Earth (2006), following the migration paths of four animal families.

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Documentary

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G | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | Germany | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

22 April 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

La tierra See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,825,760, 26 April 2009, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$38,051,724, 31 December 2009

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$108,975,160
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1.85 : 1
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The Dutch audience awarded it with the 'TV Krant Filmposter Award' of 2007 (the poster with the swimming ice bear). See more »

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Japanese version - narrated by Ken Watanabe. See more »


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Stunning footage, but better presented in Attenborough's 'Planet Earth'
8 December 2007 | by ruben-154See all my reviews

I was really looking forward too seeing this movie as it has been advertised as a must-see movie for people that love movies about nature. The movie shows different climates and the animals associated with them by starting at the North Pole and going down south as the movie progresses. The footage from this movie is often breathtakingly beautiful and I many times wondered how on Earth they could have taken some of the shots under water or in the sky. However beautiful, a large part of the footage I had already seen in the TV series 'Planet Earth', narrated by David Attenborough. I found Attenborough's narration of Planet Earth to be much better than the narration of Earth. 'Earth' is an easier movie. It skips much of the scientific detail that Attenborough covers in his 'Planet Earth' series. For instance, Earth will tell you that a tropical sea is an ideal nursery for a young humpback whale, because there are few predators. Planet Earth will tell you that a tropical sea is a good nursery, because the water is low in oxygen and doesn't contain enough nutrients to support very large animals, like large sharks, etc. To me, that's an important difference. That, together with Attanborough's far superior voice make Planet Earth a far better documentary than Earth. Still, however, I think Earth is worth watching for the beautiful footage and the fact that it's easier to understand makes it interesting for children too.


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