An alien on the run from his own people makes friends with a girl. He tries to help her on her quest, but can be an interference.

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Tim Johnson

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Tom J. Astle (screenplay by), Matt Ember (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Complete credited cast:
Jim Parsons ... Oh (voice)
Rihanna ... Gratuity 'Tip' Tucci (voice)
Steve Martin ... Captain Smek (voice)
Jennifer Lopez ... Lucy Tucci (voice)
Matt Jones ... Kyle (voice)
Brian Stepanek ... Gorg Commander / Father / Boov (voice)
April Lawrence ... Boov Announcer (voice) (as April M. Lawrence)
Stephen Kearin Stephen Kearin ... Boov (voice)
Lisa Stewart Lisa Stewart ... Boov (voice)
April Winchell ... Boov (voice)
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When Oh, a loveable misfit from another planet, lands on Earth and finds himself on the run from his own people, he forms an unlikely friendship with an adventurous girl named Tip who is on a quest of her own. Through a series of comic adventures with Tip, Oh comes to understand that being different and making mistakes is all part of being human. And while he changes her planet and she changes his world, they discover the true meaning of the word HOME. Written by 20th Century Fox

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Rated PG for mild action and some rude humor | See all certifications »

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Dreamworks Animation's 2nd film with an Extraterrestrial theme, after Monsters Vs. Aliens (2009), only in in this film the aliens are good guys. See more »

Goofs

As the Boov are using the anti gravity balls to remove items they deem useless we see one of the items being removed are toilets, but toilets are seen throughout the movie. See more »

Quotes

Captain Smek: You has made your mistake.
Oh: But I...
[Captain Smek interrupts]
Captain Smek: And many mistakes before that.
Oh: Wait I have not...
[Captain Smek interrupts]
Captain Smek: Many many many many...
Oh: Actually I have...
[Captain Smek interrupts]
Captain Smek: Maaany mistakes before that. So, I still has to erase you.
[...]
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Crazy Credits

During the credits, Oh and Tip in all the pictures in the app. See more »

Connections

Featured in AniMat's Reviews: Home (2015) See more »

Soundtracks

Boov Death Song
Written and Performed by Jim Parsons
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So-so
22 March 2015 | by RamascreenSee all my reviews

Children will definitely like "Home" but I can't say the same about the parents and other adults watching it. The films lacks coherence, if you will, but hey, if it can get the kids smiling and laughing and having a good time, then who are we to heavily criticize it. We'd only judge it more if it didn't do what it was supposed to for kids and families.

Jim Parsons voices a lovable misfit alien named Oh, his fellow Boovians don't want to befriend him because Oh is odd and he wants to have a party when other Boovians would rather do what Boovians do best, running away, just like their leader Captain Smek (Steve Martin) who thinks highly of himself. Rihanna voices Tip whose mother Lucy (Jennifer Lopez) gets relocated with other humans to some other place when the Boov invades planet earth. Tip is determined to find and reunite with her mother. These two characters bump into each other and they form an unlikely friendship through a series of comic adventures. Oh learns what it means to be human and Tip comes to understand Oh's loneliness.

Adorable and upbeat are some of the words come to mind to describe HOME. Adorable because obviously Dreamworks Animation has created once again a series of characters, in these Boovians, that can work as huggable doll merchandises to sell to kids. Oh is so much fun to watch, when he hears a song, his body can't help but dance to the beat and the tunes, he wants to reject it but his body doesn't and that serves for a comical sequence. That also leads to upbeat, being that although this is not a movie musical, it's driven by Rihanna's much, in fact if I didn't know any better, I thought HOME was a huge celebration of Rihanna. If you are her fan, you've come to the right movie, I guarantee you that.

It's both Jim Parsons and Rihanna's first rodeo in the world of animated feature film, Parsons' Oh in particular is strikingly different from his Parsons' iconic alter ego, Sheldon Cooper in "The Big Bang Theory." Sheldon knows it all and he'll tell it to your face, whereas Oh only knows what he's been told by Captain Smek and other Boovians. Rihanna sounds too grown up to voice a little kid like Tip, I think Rihanna did all right, but she's got a long way to go, her timing and reactions are not quite there yet. HOME will teach our little young ones about friendship, family, never giving up, and befriending those who may be different from us Read more at Ramascreen.Com


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Release Date:

27 March 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Happy Smekday! See more »

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Glendale, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$135,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$52,107,731, 29 March 2015

Gross USA:

$177,397,510

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$386,041,607
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