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PG-13| 1 hr. 39 min.

Plot Summary
People were forced to leave Earth a millennium ago to establish a new home on Nova Prime. Now, Gen. Cypher Raige (Will Smith) heads Nova Prime's most-prominent family. Cypher's teenage son, Kitai (Jaden Smith), feels enormous pressure to follow in his father's legendary footsteps -- which strains their relationship. Cypher and Kitai set out on a trip to mend their bond, but when their craft crashes on Earth's hostile surface, each must trust the other greatly -- or perish.

Cast: Jaden Smith , Will Smith , Sophie Okonedo , Zoë Isabella Kravitz , Glenn Morshower , Kristofer Hivju , Sacha Dhawan , Chris Geere

Director: M. Night Shyamalan

Genres: Science fiction, Action, Adventure

Distributor: Sony Pictures Entertainment

After Earth (2013)

Release Date: May 31st, 2013|1 hr. 39 min.

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  • November 19, 2013 jdcftl
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    Yo Jaden - get into a REAL school for a REAL education - Acting is not for you!

  • November 04, 2013 Da Doh
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    hated it

  • October 25, 2013 jn00000000169544
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    I love love Will Smith... but his son is TERRIBLE in this movie!! I couldn\'t even finish watching it... I wasted money to rent it... it was BAD!

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'After Earth' vs. 'Now You See Me': Which Movie Should You See? (VIDEO)

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Dana Taddeo on May 31st, 2013 12:25PM

This weekend's box office releases promise thrills, but do they deliver? Will and Jaden Smith's father-son sci-fi flick "After Earth," and the illusionist thriller "Now You See Me" both open this...

'After Earth' Unscripted: Jaden Smith Wants to Play a Villain -- Sort Of (VIDEO)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on May 28th, 2013 1:15PM

Would Jaden Smith ever want to play a villain? You bet he would! His dad, Will, even has a name in mind for his son's villainous alter-ego. Hear what the "After Earth" stars had to say in this clip...

'After Earth' Unscripted: Will and Jaden Smith on Filming With Deadly Snakes & On-Set Parenting (VIDEO)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on May 24th, 2013 10:34AM

Sometimes, parents just don't understand -- but in this case, they do. Will and Jaden Smith have proven themselves to be a dynamic on-screen duo, but their father-son chemistry is evident off set,...

'After Earth' Japan Premiere: Will and Jaden Smith Ham It Up for the Crowd (PHOTOS)

Posted by
Dana Taddeo on May 1st, 2013 1:59PM

The apple doesn't fall far from the movie-star tree.Will and Jaden Smith were the ever adorable father-son duo at the premiere of their upcoming movie "After Earth." The look-a-likes hammed it up for...

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