• Spark: A Space Tail (2017)

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Spark: A Space Tail

Release Date: April 14th, 2017

DVD Release Date: July 11th, 2017

PG |1 hr 30 min

Plot Summary

Spark (Jace Norman) is a wisecracking teenage monkey who lives on an abandoned planet with his friends Chunk (Rob deLeeuw) and Vix (Jessica Biel). Thirteen years ago, power-hungry Zhong (Alan C. Peterson) seized control of their planet Beta, wiping out Spark's family and sending him into hiding. Now, Zhong plans to use the deadly space Kraken to destroy the entire universe, and no one but Spark can stop him.

Cast: Jace Norman, Jessica Biel, Susan Sarandon, Patrick Stewart, Hilary Swank, Rob deLeeuw, Alan C. Peterson, Athena Karkanis

Director: Aaron Woodley

Genres: Adventure, Action, Science Fiction, Comedy, Children, Animated

Production Co: Redrover Co. Ltd., Gulfstream Pictures, ToonBox Entertainment

Keywords: Passionate, Growing up, Love, Revenge, Rousing, Hilarious, Playful, Underdog, Charming

Ratings & Reviews

  • 20
    Michael RechtshaffenThe Hollywood Reporter

    There’s scant evidence of any creative spark in Spark: A Space Tail, a thoroughly generic, unremittingly charmless computer-animated adventure. show more

  • 25
    Barry HertzThe Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    The plot, for instance, doesn’t make all that much sense, what with its heroic space chimps and evil space apes and sly space foxes, all of whom don’t seem to realize what a half-baked narrative they’re operating in. show more

  • 25
    Peter SobczynskiRogerEbert.com

    An utterly lifeless and profoundly unoriginal animated effort that is desperately lacking the very thing in its title. show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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