• Home (2015)


Release Date: March 27th, 2015

DVD Release Date: July 28th, 2015

PG |1 hr 34 min

Plot Summary

After a hive-minded alien race called the Boov conquer the Earth, they relocate the planet's human population -- all except for a little girl named Tip (Rihanna), who's managed to hide from the aliens. When Tip meets a fugitive Boov called Oh (Jim Parsons), there's mutual distrust. However, Oh is not like his comrades; he craves friendship and fun. As their distrust fades, the pair set out together to find Tip's mother, but, unbeknown to them, the Gorg -- enemies of the Boov -- are en route.

Cast: Jim Parsons, Rihanna , Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez, Matt L. Jones, Brian Stepanek, April M. Lawrence, Stephen Kearin

Director: Tim Johnson

Genres: Animated , Comedy , Adventure , Children , Science fiction

Production Co: DreamWorks Animation

Distributors: 20th Century Fox

Keywords: Sacrifice, Mother, Quest, Endearing, Lighthearted, Charming, Growing up, Friendship, Friend

Ratings & Reviews

  • 60
    James RocchiTheWrap

    There’s nothing in Home that you haven’t seen before, but there’s a lot in it your kids haven’t; as animated sci-fi for small fry, it’s a success whose modest but well-executed ambitions are no small part of its charm. show more

  • 75
    Michael PhillipsChicago Tribune

    The movie is pretty droll, and it agitates for cross-species friendship; its aggressively packaged heart-tugging elements come with an interplanetary friendly resolution. Followed by a dance party. show more

  • 50
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    Director Tim Johnson (DreamWorks’ Antz) and writing team of Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember (Epic), keep the momentum humming and the amusing bits reasonably entertaining, but they can’t vanquish the prevailing feeling of deja vu, and that the Boov are merely Minions of a different hue. show more

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