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(2013) (voices of Rob Corddry, Brendan Fraser) (PG)

Alcohol/Drugs Mild
Blood/Gross Stuff Moderate
Disrespectful/Bad Attitude Extreme
Frightening/Tense Scenes Heavy
Gun/Weapons Heavy
Imitative Behavior Heavy
Jump Scenes Minor
Music (Scary/Tense) Extreme
Music (Inappropriate) None
Profanity None
Sex/Nudity Moderate
Smoking Minor
Tense Family Scenes Heavy
Topics to Talk About Heavy
Violence Heavy

Animated Sci-fi/Adventure/Comedy: A behind-the-scenes alien travels to Earth to rescue his daring astronaut brother who's been captured by a malevolent human.
On the planet Baab, Gary Supernova (voice of ROB CORDDRY) is the brain behind Mission Control at BASA, the Baabian Aeronautics and Space Administration run by Lena Thackleman (voice of JESSICA ALBA). Yet, he lives in the constant shadow of his younger but more robust and outgoing astronaut brother, Scorch (voice of BRENDAN FRASER). And that's because Scorch has become famous for his daring rescue missions that might drive Gary crazy for not paying attention to his instructions and warnings about potential dangers, but have scored him a huge legion of fans, including TV reporter Gabby Babelbrock (voice of SOFIA VERGARA).

Much to Gary's dismay, another fan is his young son, Kip (voice of JONATHAN MORGAN HEIT), who idolizes Scorch. Gary's former test pilot wife turned stay at home mom Kira (voice of SARAH JESSICA PARKER) doesn't think that's a big deal and hopes the brothers can one day get along. That doesn't seem likely now that Scorch has once again ignored Gary's warnings and flown off on a rescue mission to the "Dark Planet," a.k.a. Earth, with only his onboard ship's computer, Mr. James Bing (voice of JAMES CORDEN), accompanying him. While some local humans, Hammer (voice of STEVE ZAHN) and Hawk (voice of CHRIS PARNELL), are happy to see him, so is Agent Shanker (voice of WILLIAM SHATNER) who runs Area 51 for the U.S. military.

Having captured and enslaved aliens such as Doc (voice of CRAIG ROBINSON), IO (voice of JANE LYNCH) and Thurman (voice of GEORGE LOPEZ) over the decades to use their knowledge to create much of Earth's technology, Shanker has more nefarious plans. Unaware of them but realizing he needs to do something, Gary then sets out toward Earth on a rescue mission that will not only reveal those plans, but also what sort of blue-skinned alien Gary truly is.

The computer-animation and sci-fi meets comedy meets action angle might entice some.
For action and some mild rude humor.

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