Battle For Terra
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When the peaceful inhabitants of the planet Terra come under attack from humans in search of a new home, the friendship between a human pilot and an alien girl may hold the key to saving both races. Mala (Evan Rachel Wood) is an alien girl living on the planet Terra. The Terrians are gentle race of extraterrestrials that have no need for war, and harbor a deep respect for nature. When Earth's natural resources began to dwindle, the human race established colonies on Venus and Mars. Although that solution worked temporarily, tragedy struck when the colonies on Venus and Mars attempted to… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 48%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"This 3D computer animation is more otherworldly than most sci-fi films, and its environmentally conscious theme couldn't be more timely."
‑ Andrea Gronvall, Chicago Reader
"I don't think younger or older audiences will be interested."
‑ Ben Lyons, At the Movies
"If there were ever a need for artificial intelligence, this is it. E.T., phone your agent."
‑ Kelly Vance, East Bay Express
"This preachy animation parable remains resolutely dull and lifeless."
‑ Alan Jones, Radio Times
"The animation has an almost filigree quality that contrasts favourably with all but the best of its competitors."
‑ Derek Malcolm, This is London
"In making animation that isn't dark enough for older fans and is too message-centric for kids, Team Terra has created a film that will probably satisfy no one."
‑ Roger Moore, Orlando Sentinel
"Aggressively ugly and intergalactically boring, the dismal sci-fi kiddie cartoon Battle for Terra is too weak to be shown anywhere except maybe on the next flight to Saturn."
‑ Kyle Smith, New York Post
"There are exciting moments but it's all a little too earnest and forgettable."
‑ Graham Young, Birmingham Post
"Despite the déjà vu there's plenty to enjoy, and not just for kids, from an earnest environmental message to animation that comes alive when seen in 3D."
‑ David Edwards, Daily Mirror [UK]
"With its suspiciously similar plot and cheapo production values, a name change to Chav-atar is all but a formality."
‑ Robbie Collin, News of the World
"It did not work as [well] as many of the recent animated movies that we've had in the earlier part of this year or last year."
‑ Ben Mankiewicz, At the Movies
"An earnest 3-D eco-sermon."
‑ Amy Biancolli, Houston Chronicle
"It's not just Avatar that Aristomenis Tsirbas' film suffers in comparison to - even Planet 51 looks good beside it."
‑ Neil Smith, Total Film
"A stodgy, earnest tale."
‑ Allan Hunter, Daily Express
"This original, vividly designed sci-fi animation makes an astute commentary on current issues."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
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