Mutant Aliens
Mutant Aliens (2001)

Astronaut Earl Jensen is blasted into space on a routine mission, which is sabotaged by the evil Dr. Frubar, a space program bigwig who plans to twist Earl's "accident" into public relations grist for an outlandish and costly… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: January 19, 2001
DVD Release Date: July 1, 2003
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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Zany, exuberantly irreverent animated space adventure.

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post

A new film from Bill Plympton, the animation master, is always welcome.

Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

It's not without its pleasures, but I'll stick with The Tune.

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Mark Olsen
L.A. Weekly

Fans of Plympton's shorts may marginally enjoy the film, but it is doubtful this listless feature will win him any new viewers.

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Dave Kehr
New York Times

For the future, one hopes Mr. Plympton will find room for one more member of his little band, a professional screenwriter.

Merle Bertrand
Film Threat

Though this rude and crude film does deliver a few gut-busting laughs, its digs at modern society are all things we've seen before.

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John Anderson

It's a work by an artist so in control of both his medium and his message that he can improvise like a jazzman.

Nick Rutigliano
Village Voice

The director's twitchy sketchbook style and adroit perspective shifts grow wearisome amid leaden pacing and indifferent craftsmanship (most notably wretched sound design).

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Shawn Levy

This slender plot feels especially thin stretched over the nearly 80-minute running time.

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