Rating Explanation: for action and some mild rude humor
Jimmy's Buzz Guide Review: The characters are poorly conceived stereotypes and the jokes are mostly obvious gags that are foolish and immature.
Featuring the voies of:
Brendan Fraser ...
Rob Corddry ...
Ricky Gervais ...
Mr. James Bing
Jonathan Morgan Heit ...
Jessica Alba ...
Sofía Vergara ...
Escape From Planet Earth
The basic premise of the computer animated Escape From Planet Earth follows two brothers named Gary Supernova (Rob
Corddry) and Scorch Supernova (Brendan Fraser). The former is an
inventor and proud employee of the Mission Control Department of planet
Baab. The later is an astronaut and the most famous member of
the blue species. Together, they partner to save babies and fight the
more malevolent alien races, but after a falling out, Scorch winds up
imprisoned on Earth by the evil General Shanker (William Shatner), and
it’s up to the normally reserved and office-bound Gary to save the day.
Along the way, Gary meets both aliens and human beings, but more
importantly for viewers, he also gets involved in a story that doesn’t stand up to either scrutiny or even a basic level of common sense.
Anyone paying attention will be left with dozens of unanswered
questions that director Cal Brunker in his first effort doesn’t even bother attempting to