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Escape From Planet Earth

ages 6+ | 87 % Say It's Worth Your Time

On the planet Baab, dashing astronaut Scorch Supernova (Brendan Fraser) is a national hero and master of daring rescues. However, Scorch does not work alone; his nerdy brother, Gary (Rob Corddry), head of mission control at BASA, often lends quiet, behind-the-scenes support. When a distress signal arrives from a dangerous planet, Scorch ignores Gary's warnings and sets out on a rescue mission. Scorch soon finds himself caught in a trap set by an evil enemy, and it's up to Gary to save him.


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Rated PG Some Mild Rude Humor|Action

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  • 2 of 10 Profanity

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  • (Female)

    No Maturity Rating |

    Science-fiction films seem to be flooding the theater, beginning with “Interstellar” and “Big Hero 6.” We know it can sometimes be difficult to make it to the theater with the whole family, so here are four sci-fi movies currently streaming on Netflix that kids are sure to enjoy.

    Honey, I Shrunk the Kids

    When the Szalinski teenagers and a couple of neighbors stumble upon their father’s twitchy shrinking machine, an adventure of giant proportions begins. It’s hard to say which is scarier, the giant insects in the backyard or the teens’ mother when she finds out her kids are the size of fleas.

    Like a lot of movies starring Rick Moranis, “Honey, I Shrunk the Kids” is full of silly slapstick comedy you can’t resist giggling at despite yourself, and it’s obvious that the Szalinskis are one of the most loving families on the big screen.

    Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

    His genius finally recognized by his idol, Chester V, inventor Flint Lockwood gets to join Chester's company, where he can work full-time on technologies to help mankind. However, Flint soon discovers that his most-famous machine, which turns water into food, is still operating and now creates animal/vegetable hybrids. With the fate of humanity in Flint's hands, he and his friends set out to save the world from tacodiles, shrimpanzees and other deliciously dangerous creatures.

    “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2” doesn’t quite live up to its predecessor, but it’s still a silly adventure kids are sure to enjoy.

    Escape from Planet Earth

    On the planet Baab, dashing astronaut Scorch Supernova is a national hero and master of daring rescues. However, Scorch does not work alone; his nerdy brother, Gary, head of mission control at BASA, often lends quiet, behind-the-scenes support. When a distress signal arrives from a dangerous planet, Scorch ignores Gary's warnings and sets out on a rescue mission. Scorch soon finds himself caught in a trap set by an evil enemy, and it's up to Gary to save him.

    With wholesome themes of family and friendship, “Escape from Planet Earth” will tickle your kids’ funny bones from beginning to end.

    Wrinkle in Time

    Meg Murry is having a difficult time. Her father, astrophysicist Dr. Jack Murry, has mysteriously disappeared after experimenting with time-travel in the fifth dimension. Her youngest brother, Charles Wallace, a genius, is teased and belittled and thought to be stupid because he does not talk to anyone but family. But with the help of the mysterious, weirdly dressed Mrs. Whatsit, and her friends Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which, Meg, Charles Wallace and their new friend Calvin O'Keefe travel via tesseract to other planets in search of Dr. Murry.

    Based on the book of the same name, “Wrinkle in Time” is one of the most imaginative adventures in science fiction. Besides giving a lesson on physics and hypothetical time-travel, this movie also teaches courage, kindness and the value of knowledge.

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  • (Male)

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    This is a very good movie to watch with the kids. I didn't really find it that funny but the kids around me were rolling on the ground. Good family themes too.

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  • (Female)

    ages 4+ |

    Good entertainment for the kids. The story was not strong enough to hold adult attentions, but it was good enough to make the kids laugh. There was good character development for all of the main characters. Overall, Escape From Planet Earth was silly fun.

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  • (Female)

    ages 7+ | Worth Your Time

    I did not like this film, although both my six year old and fourteen year old enjoyed watching repeated viewings of it.

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  • (Female)

    ages 3+ | Worth Your Time

    Cute movie, not too original but kept my kids entertained

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  • (Male)

    ages 5+ | Worth Your Time

    This was a surprisingly fun movie. Really good themes for families.

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  • MovieGuide.org

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    Even though the movie has some good themes like family and heroism, there are a lot of liberal political undertones that parents should note... See Full Review

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  • kidstvmovies.about.com

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    Escape from Planet Earth - Fun for Families... See Full Review

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  • Parents Television Council

    ages 5+ | Worth Your Time

    With positive, upbeat messages, action-packed adventure, and lots of laughs, this movie is an ideal choice to brush away the February doldrums... See Full Review

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  • Dove Foundation

    ages 3+ | Worth Your Time

    Finally, a family movie that your entire family can enjoy together! Everyone in the family will love this charming animated movie where aliens and their family may look strange to us but are not so very different then our families here on earth... See Full Review

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  • ParentPreviews.com

    No Maturity Rating | Worth Your Time

    Fortunately this script focuses on positive family relations and parental role models, instead of the usual know-it-all offspring we see in earthling movies... See Full Review

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  • (Female) Movie Mom

    ages 9+ | Worth Your Time

    It almost works as an amiable, if derivative time-waster for kids with a few jokes for the grown-ups, but too much is unsettlingly off-base... See Full Review

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  • (Male) Movie Nation

    No Maturity Rating | Not Worth Your Time

    If you’re a parent, chances are you’ve seen worse animated films than “Escape from Planet Earth.”... See Full Review

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Okfor ages12+