'Escape from Planet Earth'

By Wire Service Article posted on Thu. Feb. 14th, 2013
Kip (voiced by Jonathan Morgan Heit) and Kira (Sarah Jessica Parker) in “Escape From Planet Earth.”
Kip (voiced by Jonathan Morgan Heit) and Kira (Sarah Jessica Parker) in “Escape From Planet Earth.”
Photo by Contributed Photo /Chattanooga Times Free Press.

Plot: On the planet Baab, dashing astronaut Scorch Supernova (Brendan Fraser) is a national hero and master of daring rescues. However, Scorch does not work alone; his nerdy brother, Gary (Rob Corddry), head of mission control at BASA, often lends quiet, behind-the-scenes support. When a distress signal arrives from a dangerous planet, Scorch ignores Gary’s warnings and sets out on a rescue mission. Scorch soon finds himself caught in a trap set by an evil enemy, and it’s up to Gary to save him.

Cast: Brendan Fraser, Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Alba, Rob Corddry, James Gandolfini and Craig Robinson

Director: Cal Brunker

Rating: PG for mild rude humor and action

Running time: 1 hour, 29 minutes

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