"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
Mulberry Woods is a fictional town in Nevada, USA which is the residence of Tuck, Alex and Munch, the film's three main characters, and the location of the spaceship Echo uses to leave Earth. Earth to Echo was actually shot in Santa Clarita California, which can be seen in a billboard advertising dental care for a few seconds during the film. See more »
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 »
All right, mom, I'm leaving. Spending the night at Alex's house so we can play a new video game.
Have whatever you want, honey.
You know what, I lied, actually. We're gonna ride our bikes out into the desert, at night, alone. Without supervision.
[still busy talking]
Okay, see you then, sweetie.
Also rob a bank. Go to Mexico. Maybe even start a new life.
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After the credits, we see Alex pointing out his phone is acting all weird again. See more »
Overture And A Prisoner Of The Crusades
Written by Michael Kamen
Performed by Greater Los Angeles Orchestra
Courtesy of Morgan Creek Productions
Under license from Fintage Publishing B.V. See more »
Surprising Summer Gem!
Filmed in the popular "found-footage" fashion, Earth to Echo is a refreshingly original family film that I enjoyed as much as my kids.
Funny with lots of heart, the movie was really well done, with great acting from the mostly young cast. The kids acted and spoke like real kids. Dealing with real problems like divorce, adoption, awkwardness with the opposite sex, and having to move away from friends, there is a lot here for the audience to relate to.
I initially thought that there wasn't a whole lot of character development with the Echo character, but in hindsight, the movie had little to do with Echo and more to do with the kids' journey - on their last night together - to get Echo home.
Too often do I find myself nodding off at these kids movies. This isn't the kid movie you think it is. Lots of action, suspense, and humor - with an edge, yet I'm pretty sure there is no profanity...and no violence. Here is a little gem that I fear that will get lost in the mix of all of the other Summer blockbusters, but hopefully a little word-of-mouth can make this a surprise hit.
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