Planet 51

Planet 51

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Our best guess for you: 3.4 stars

Average of 499 ratings: 3.4 Stars

2009 M Contains low level violence.

When Earth astronaut Capt. Chuck Baker (Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson) arrives on Planet 51 -- a world reminiscent of American suburbia circa 1950 -- he tries to avoid capture, recover his spaceship and make it home safely, all with the help of an empathetic little green being. Joe Stillman (Shrek) writes and Jorge Blanco directs this animated thrill ride that also features the vocal talents of Jessica Biel and Gary Oldman.

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87 minutes

DVD details

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2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1

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1080p High Definition Widescreen 2.40:1
English, English for the hearing impaired
English DTS HD Master Audio 5.1

9 Member Reviews Write a review

4 by Raemark

This was great - Invasion from aliens (humans) - mirrors human behaviour

4 by Tubbs

From a Spanish CGI studio - it works well as a social commentary, comedy and animation.

4.5 by Godzoned

one of the very best sci-fi movies I've seen in a very long time. And my kids loved it too.

3 by alioo

Kids liked it but as parents it was ho-hum, and not in the same league as Shrek.

2 by Rob & Tara

Cute premise: an alien world where the green-skinned indigenous population live a 50s-style pleasantville existence interrupted only by their paranoia about the brain-eating "humaniacs" they see at... Read more

2 by beetles

average. just average. it's a great idea, and the characters work well, but i just found the personality of the astronaut character too annoying. there were a few funny/cute moments, but even my 9-year-old... Read more

3 by carlorica

My daughter liked it. For an adult, the story line could have been better, but it was good enough for kids.

2 by Cragar

A great kids movie for a wet sunday afternoon entertainment or for the school holidays

4 by c_butler

The kids really enjoyed this movie... watched it several times!!!