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After Earth Review Critics


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  • 2.0

    out of 100

    Generally unfavorable reviews
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  • 40

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter John DeFore

    The disappointingly generic film, which strands a father and son on Earth a thousand years after a planet-wide evacuation, will leave genre audiences pining for the more Terra-centric conceits of "Oblivion," not to mention countless other future-set films that find novelty in making familiar surroundings threatening.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    USA Today Claudia Puig

    Though it's meant to be pulse-pounding, After Earth is a lethargic slog.

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  • 58

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The movie takes off from a concept as basic as a videogame, and it sticks to that concept, without surprise.

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  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune Michael Phillips

    Won't change your world, but it's attractive and Smith the Elder, lowering his voice to subterranean James Earl Jones levels, delivers a shrewd minimalist performance. His son may get there yet.

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Are you serious?!? by phillipeg99
If you haven't seen this movie, do your self the favor and don't watch it, it's the longest movie ever!!!??????#worstmovieever