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After Earth

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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fan reviews ( 83 )
  • The young Smith has energy, but not the acting chops. And he's no miracle worker. The burden of carrying this dull, lifeless movie is just too much. And it's hell on an audience. It's not a good sign when you sit there thinking – Make. It. Stop. show more

  • In truth, despite more corn than Mel Gibson grows on his farm in "Signs" (another Shyamalan effort), After Earth is worth a look. show more

  • The disappointingly generic film, which strands a father and son on Earth a thousand years after a planet-wide evacuation, will leave genre audiences pining for the more Terra-centric conceits of "Oblivion," not to mention countless other future-set films that find novelty in making familiar surroundings threatening. show more

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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 31, 2013

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)

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Dana Taddeo on May 28, 2013

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)

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Dana Taddeo on May 24, 2013

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)

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Dana Taddeo on May 1, 2013

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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