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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Dave Green

Writers:

Henry Gayden (screenplay by), Henry Gayden (story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Teo Halm ... Alex
Astro ... Tuck (as Brian 'Astro' Bradley)
Reese Hartwig ... Munch
Ella Wahlestedt ... Emma (as Ella Linnea Wahlestedt)
Jason Gray-Stanford ... Dr. Lawrence Madsen (Construction Worker)
Algee Smith ... Marcus Simms (as Alga Smith)
Cassius M. Willis ... Calvin Simms (as Cassius Willis)
Sonya Leslie Sonya Leslie ... Theresa Simms
Kerry O'Malley ... Janice Douglas
Virginia Louise Smith ... Betty Barrett
Peter Mackenzie ... James Hastings
Valerie Wildman ... Christina Hastings
Roger Hewlett ... Construction Worker #2
Mary Pat Gleason ... Dusty - Mullet Lady at Bar
Marilyn Giacomazzi ... 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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No one will ever believe our story. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Trivia

"Earth to Echo" was produced and financed by Walt Disney Pictures. After chairman Alan F. Horn saw a final cut, it was put in turnaround and was purchased by Relativity Media. See more »

Goofs

When the kids are driving the car, it is in park the whole time. 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

Referenced in Cinematic Excrement: Jem and the Holograms (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Mississippi Queen
Written by Corky Laing (as Laurence Laing), Felix Pappalardi, David Rea and Leslie West (as Leslie A. Weinstein)
Performed by Mountain
Courtesy of Columbia Records
By arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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A fun little romp
15 June 2014 | by Christoph56See all my reviews

We got in for an early screening of this movie, not knowing quite what it would be, just that it had kids and a cute little alien. Even not being kids ourselves, we were extra happy throughout it. It really goes from the children's perspective, as they record what they see with small cameras attached to their bikes and their glasses and their hands. The plot was nice, and we had a few good laughs throughout.

It's a great one to bring the kids to, or just a nice movie to check out. The first person and sci-fi elements made you feel like you were a part of it, and you had to help the little alien out.

Granted, it's not perfect. Sometimes there are things that the kids do which really feel like it's something kids shouldn't be doing, and the plot it fairly predictable. But still, if you want just an easy going time, it'll work out well.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Wolf Adventure See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,364,658, 6 July 2014

Gross USA:

$38,934,842

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$45,681,062
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Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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