Earth (Disneynature's Earth) (Planet Earth)
Earth (Disneynature's Earth) (Planet Earth) (2009)

As co-directed by Mark Linfield and Alastair Fothergill, the nature documentary Earth represents an edited-down version of the 12-hour small-screen miniseries Planet Earth, reslated for cinematic release. The program provides a sweeping… More

Rated: G
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: September 1, 2009
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87%
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Critic Score: 87% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: With its spectacular and extensive footage, Earth is both informative and entertaining.

Graham Keeley
Hollywood Reporter

Solid docu about global-warming informs rather than preaches.

Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader

[The directors] know how to craft a sequence (lions and elephants uneasily drinking at the same water hole), have an eye for the telling shot (baboons mincing across a flood plain), and mercifully avoid making the fauna look human.

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Neil Pond
American Profile

It's impossible to not come away with a renewed respect, appreciation and awe for this place we all call home.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

For most of the way this is an eye-popping, not blood-curdling, experience.

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Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail

As a spectacle Disney's Earth is right out of this world.

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Burl Burlingame
Honolulu Star-Advertiser

When Disney gets involved in making things green, we're talking about the color of money.

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Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger

For a round-the-world trip, it feels a bit like a budget bus tour.

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Justin Berton
San Francisco Chronicle

For adults, Earth misses the mark of riveting storytelling. Earth crams in the dramatic adventures of several species (including penguins) -- with the result that it comes up short on telling one really good story.

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Matt Kelemen
Las Vegas CityLife

Earth hits all the right notes, and if Disney corners the market on nature documentaries and creates an annual cinematic event of this caliber tied into Earth Day, so be it.

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Flixster Audience Score: 82% Flixster User Reviews
Michael Edwards
im a huge fan of nature films and this movie is no exception it takes the visuals to its advantage and its fantastic to look at
Jens S.
This documentary was shot over four years in countless locations and combines the best nature and animal photography you have ever seen to a very powerful film.… More
A.D. Villarreal
In it's defense the TV series this was culled from is entertaining and informative but cut down into 90 mintues makes for a vague, confusing documentary.
Jon Lantz
I am assuming that is a summary of the BBC series Planet Earth made for theatres, so I am rating this based on the 15 hour, British version I saw on DVD. I… More
Jennifer Xu
Undeniably beautiful and soothing but a bit too preachy and pretentious to really leave a huge impact.
Nate Zoebl
[font=Arial][color=DarkRed]The kind folks at the newly established Disney Nature division want to make sure those who missed out on the stunning 2006 Discovery… More

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