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Planet 51

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Planet 51

ComingSoon
17 October 2013
  • Excerpt: "When Chuck the astronaut (Dwayne Johnson) lands on a distant planet filled with little green people, he is surprised to discover that we are not alone in the galaxy. But he gets the shock of his life when the residents of Planet 51 mistakenly believe that his presence is the start of an alien invasion of the human kind! Luckily, Lem (Justin Long) quickly realizes that Chuck is friendly and makes it his personal mission to help him return safely to his ship.
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Overall 5
5.0

Planet 51

ComingSoon
17 October 2013
  • Excerpt: "Planet 51" has a fun concept, but the execution is a bit bland. Kids will enjoy it, but adults will probably only be mildly entertained.
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Overall 5
5.0
Audio 9
9.0

Planet 51

BluRay Authority
28 January 2012
  • Excerpt: Is there such a thing as too much of a good thing? Why yes, there is. If Americans are guilty of over-indulgence, then certainly Hollywood is the main proprietor of it. Right? Perhaps one of the best things that’s happened to films in the last two decades is the advent of computer animation in films. Pixar studios have set the bar so unseeingly high for this genre of film that it forces the impostors (and they’re out there) to do a lot in terms of making their movies.
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Overall 4
4.0
Audio 10
10
Extras 4
4.0

Planet 51 Review

DoBlu
10 April 2010
  • Excerpt: Planet 51 knows nothing of Earth. The inhabitants have never heard of it, and think the galaxy is only five hundred miles long. However, major Earth corporations have oddly sprung up on 51, complete with their same familiar branding, logos, and colors. Kelloggs advertises on comic books, and Volkswagen powers their hover cars. That is just one part of Planet 51 that lacks creativity.
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Overall 6
6.0

Planet 51

High-Def Digest
9 March 2010
  • Conclusion: So, as a parent you'll be bored stiff. This is one of those films you put on as an electronic babysitter, and not so much as a way to spend some quality family time with your kids. Both the audio and video are impressive and will likely keep children entertained for the duration. But, the question is, why would you have your kids watch this when they could easily watch a much superior animated film like 'Up,' or the upcoming ' Fantastic Mr. Fox ?
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Planet 51 Blu-ray Review

BigPictureBigSound
8 March 2010
  • Excerpt: The Film From the opening sequence, which is essentially a movie-within-a-movie, Planet 51 (a play on the mysterious Area 51, get it?) is anything but subtle. It conjures up memories of why spoofs of B-movies ( Mars Attack for one) aren't all that funny. This one attempts to play to kids by featuring Disney/Pixar-style animation while telling the story of an alien landing on a peaceful planet that is straight out of the 1950s.
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Overall 3
3.0

Planet 51

Cinema Blend
20 November 2009
  • Excerpt: I don’t care how mature you are--everyone loves a good cartoon once in a while. Sometimes you just need to leave the adult world behind and relax with some youthful hilarity. The problem with Planet 51 is it’s not youthful, it’s infantile. Planet 51 is so inane that not only is adult enjoyment unattainable, even younger audiences will be on to its lack of intelligence and novelty.
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Overall 4
4.0

Planet 51 Movie Review

BigPictureBigSound
19 November 2009
  • Summary: Although this animated film turns the stereotypical alien invasion scenario on its head, the tale itself is old hat.
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Overall 5
4.5

Planet 51

AV Club
19 November 2009
  • Excerpt: Through the same mysterious alchemy that gave the moviegoing public back-to-back CGI insect adventures ( A Bug’s Life and Antz ), deep-sea fish adventures ( Finding Nemo and Shark Tale ), and films about escaped zoo animals returning to nature ( Madagascar and The Wild ), 2009 has produced two films about peaceful alien civilizations disrupted by human invaders.
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Planet 51

Film
7 December 2010
  • Summary: ”Planet 51” ger alla barn en chans uppleva den svunna känslan av 50-talet. De äldre ges en chans att återuppleva de kulturella höjdpunkterna, paketerat på ett barnvänligt sätt. Problemet är dock att varken de äldre eller de yngre känner sig helt nöjda, det blir något mittemellan.
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