• Planet 51 (2009)

Planet 51

Release Date: November 20th, 2009

DVD Release Date: March 9th, 2010

PG |1 hr 31 min

Plot Summary

When astronaut Capt. Charles "Chuck" Baker lands on Planet 51, he thinks he is the first life form to set foot there. He gets the surprise of his life when he learns that it is inhabited by little green people who live in an idyllic version of 1950s America -- complete with a universal fear of alien invasion.

Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel, Justin Long, Gary Oldman, Seann William Scott, John Cleese, Alan Marriott, Freddie Benedict

Director: Jorge Blanco

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

Production Co: Ilion Animation Studios

Distributors: Sony Pictures Entertainment

Keywords: Hilarious , Quest , Charming , Engaging , Rescue , Friendship , Best friend , Love interest ,

Ratings & Reviews

  • 63
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    Although not bowling me over, Planet 51 is a jolly and good-looking animated feature in glorious 2-D. show more

  • 50
    Steven ReaPhiladelphia Inquirer

    An uninspired computer-animated feature that may satisfy undiscriminating pipsqueaks and nearly no one else, Planet 51 is a low-IQ E.T. in reverse. show more

  • 50
    Kirk HoneycuttThe Hollywood Reporter

    A perky though not terribly imaginative feature aimed primarily at youngsters. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

Awards

Winner Best Animated Film
Los Premios Goya (2010)