By ripping off visual elements from Toy Story
, plot lines from Monsters vs. Aliens
, and the same complete lack of humor as Space Chimps
, the animated Escape From Planet Earth
makes for a miserable experience.
Rob Corddry voices the main character, Gary Supernova, a brilliant figure at an alien mission-control center who helps bail his stupid but famous astronaut brother Scorch (Brendan Fraser) out of dangerous situations, which the beloved hero often finds himself in because of his vainglorious derring-do. The brothers have a falling out just before Scorch is assigned to visit “the Dark Planet” (aka Earth), where he’s quickly appreh...