Metacritic Movie Ratings
Escape From Planet Earth Reviews

2.0

35

out of 100

Metascore®
Generally unfavorable reviews
Based on a weighted average of all critic review scores.

A sample of reviews from critics across the country.

  • 60

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times

    Feel-good but not cloying, zippy but not frenetic, and refreshingly free of snark, the default setting for a lot of kids' fare these days, the feature takes a pleasingly retro-futuristic stance on matters of décor and attitude.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    VarietyJoe Leydon

    A lightweight, warp-speed, brightly colored trifle.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The New York TimesNeil Genzlinger

    Escape From Planet Earth makes a tolerable diversion for a winter’s day or evening, just not a memorable one.

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  • 50

    out of 100

    The Hollywood ReporterStephen Farber

    The picture has enough entertainment value to tickle its target audience and even offers a few chuckles for accompanying adults. A strong cast and bright -- if uninspired — animation help to offset a thin story.

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  • 0

    out of 100

    Village Voice

    Escape From Planet Earth makes a compelling case for our disposable culture to finally get wiped out by malevolent aliens.

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