After Earth

After Earth

DVD - 2013
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One thousand years after cataclysmic events forced humanity's escape from Earth, Nova Prime has become mankind's new home. Legendary General Cypher Raige returns from an extended tour of duty to his estranged family, ready to be a father to his son, Kitai. When an asteroid storm damages Cypher and Kitai's craft, they crash-land on a now unfamiliar and dangerous Earth. As his father lies dying in the cockpit, Kitai must trek across the hostile terrain to recover their rescue beacon.
"'s attractive..."--Chicago Tribune
"...a special movie: spectacular and wise."--Chicago Sun Times
"...delivers consistently diverting entertainment ..."--Total Film
"...refreshing..."--Philadelphia Inquirer
Publisher: [United States] : Columbia, 2013.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Branch Call Number: DVD FICTION AFT
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 100 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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Jan 21, 2018

I like Will Smith, but the "young guy"? Hmm. This movie seemed to have something missing!

Jun 29, 2017

Good actors don't automatically make good screenplay authors. Decent enough movie, but not much logic involved. This same plot could have been used in other genres besides SciFi, with son having to save father, etc. Jaden needs to go to acting school! I feel sorry for the Eagle/vulture creature which saved Jaden -- it had much more screen presence.

May 30, 2017

"Take a knee" is good practical advice for anyone who needs to regain composure.

Apr 20, 2017

A fine movie for preteens. Holes all over the plot that made me cringe.

Jul 04, 2016

This really wasn't a very good film. Tense but slow moving. Nothing really gets resolved. Some good movies you don't mind seeing again. I won't be watching this film again.

Nov 22, 2015

Let's just say that my expectations were very low. M. Night Shamalamadingdong has a pretty bad track record as far as I am concerned so I thought this was going to be a total piece of crap. So, it turned out to be better than I expected. I actually didn't find myself hating it. Sure Will Smith's son overacts a bit and Will Smith underacts a bit, but overall not bad. Don't go in with too many expectations and you might be pleasantly surprised.

Jun 14, 2015

I really enjoyed the special effects and the lush scenery. I didn't care for Will Smiths performance but the movie really held my attention. I don't know why it has so many bad reviews I enjoyed it, to each their own I guess.

May 07, 2015

A touching story of a father and his whiny son who throws tantrums at every turn and needs to be on the mobile with his dad every moment just so he won't lose control and wet his shorts. The movie had some nice special effects. But I just kept imagining that the main character was sucking his thumb just off camera.
If you don't mind watching a scared brat running around the planet, you may like much more than me.

Mar 29, 2015

it was okey

Mar 01, 2015

After Earth is pretty violent and bloody. I didn't enjoy it but did realize during the middle that Jaden Smith is also the kid that plays the karate kid.

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Apr 05, 2014

Cypher Raige: Fear is not real. The only place that fear can exist is in our thoughts of the future. It is a product of our imagination, causing us to fear things that do not at present and may not ever exist. That is near insanity Kitai. Do not misunderstand me, danger is very real, but fear is a choice. We are all telling ourselves a story and that day mine changed.

aaa5756 Jan 25, 2014

“One person can make a difference and every person should try.” –John F Kennedy

aaa5756 Jan 25, 2014

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” -Winston Churchill

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Mar 01, 2015

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Jul 08, 2017

A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige and his father Cypher stranded on Earth, a millennium after events forced humanity's escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help.


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