Battle for Terra

Battle for Terra

DVD - 2009
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Mala is a precocious girl living on the beautiful planet Terra, a place where peace and tolerance are celebrated. Unbeknownst to Mala and her fellow Terrians, the last inhabitants of Earth have exhausted the resources of their planet and those of three others. They are now searching for a new home. This Earthforce has discovered that the use of a Terraformer will make Terra habitable for humans. Unfortunately, it will become poisonous for the Terrians. When the Earthlings embark on a hostile invasion of Terra, Mala's father, Roven, is kidnapped. Hoping to save her father, Mala captures and hides Jim, a crashed human pilot. While Mala nurses Jim back to health, the two forge a friendship and a plan that could save both the human race and the planet of Terra. Soon, however, they realize that peace will not be secured unless they can combat both the Terraformer and dark political forces that will stop at nothing in their drive to achieve power for power's sake.

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Todd66
Dec 07, 2016

I'm sorry I can't rate this higher, it does have it's qualities. I shut it off after 20 minutes because I'm not a kid, and I don't care for animation.

Borrow it for your kids, but I doubt most adult would find this entertaining.

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0cho
Oct 31, 2014

Nothing special here, the usual sci-fi story. Some interesting sci-fi ideas, the big name voices are good, animation is well done…but overall this movie falls flat. At least it’s a short waste of time.

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rslade
Jul 19, 2013

Rather too complex, convoluted, and forced plot. Characters and animation are nice.

real_thing Sep 26, 2011

realy good movie for the kids and teens sci-fi adventure

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vanravenstein
Nov 07, 2010

The story is a lot like Avatar. Great action.

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kasiacorpuz
Jan 27, 2010

A very similar storyline to Avatar,
and a very good one at that.

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joseph
Oct 07, 2009

Good - Battle for Terra (2007) 85 min. Why did this impressive science fiction film take so long to release to the mass market? It was premiered at the Toronto Film Festival in 2007 and only made its theatrical wide release in 2009! The CGI animation is beautiful to behold; the Terra world created is a must to see where all the buildings are organic. The film is about an alien race set to conquer the planet inhabited with peace-loving, eco-friendly Terrans. This is pure science fiction with little set aside for being cute for the kids; though they will learn a lot from this picture in terms of environmental responsibility, sharing, and tolerance for others. Well done film.

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Todd66
Dec 07, 2016

Todd66 thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and under

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