Kaena: The Prophecy
Kaena: The Prophecy (2004)

Billed as the first European 3-D CGI feature-length film, Kaena: The Prophecy revolves around a mammoth tree that rises 100 miles from the planet's surface and provides shelter and sustenance for a variety of different races and… More

Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: July 9, 2004
DVD Release Date: September 7, 2004
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Critic Score: 7% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Though Kaena: The Prophecy is visually inventive, its story is incoherent, derivative, and dull.

John McMurtrie
San Francisco Chronicle

The monsters are derivative, the attempts at humor are mostly feeble and the story, in the end, lacks a certain je ne sais quoi.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

There are moments in Kaena that are absorbing, but too much of the time it simply becomes tedious.

Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

A pretty terrible movie with a nonsensical plot...

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Janice Page
Boston Globe

Derivative and aimless filmmaking by directors and 'writers' who know only how to craft eye candy.

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Sheri Linden
Hollywood Reporter

Augurs well for dazzling visual work but struggles mightily on the storytelling front.

James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Has a more genuine SF premise behind it than most of today's so-called sci-fi offerings . . .

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Angela Shah
Dallas Morning News

Simplistic writing and one-dimensional characters do in this animation film.

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Jon Strickland
L.A. Weekly

If Kaena's alternate universe isn't nearly as fully realized as Fantastic Planet's, the 3-D imagery is often gloriously turbocharged.

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Jules Brenner

send your 15 year old to see it first and then prepare you for it

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Flixster Audience Score: 42% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
I found this a better-than-average science-fiction cartoon. Kaena figures out why her world is dying. You need to watch this movie twice to figure out which… More
Jens S.
Titan A.E meets Final Fantasy. While the characters and their gestures and facial features aren't always convincing, the backgrounds and ideas for the… More
Marion Ravenwood
The film was disjointed. I really wanted to like it, but it just felt flat.