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LancedSoul/sandbox/Home (2015 film)

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We feel anything but home when watching this film.
Genre: Animation
Adventure
Sci-fi
Comedy
Directed by: Tim Johnson
Starring: Jim Parsons
Rihanna
Steve Martin
Jennifer Lopez
Matt Jones
Distributed by: 20th Century Fox
Runtime: 94 minutes
Country: United States

Home (also known as Almost Home in the working title) is a 2015 American computer-animated science-fiction comedy film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. Loosely based on Adam Rex's 2007 children's book The True Meaning of Smekday, the film was directed by Tim Johnson from a screenplay by Tom J. Astle and Matt Ember and stars the voices of Jim Parsons, Rihanna, Steve Martin, Jennifer Lopez, and Matt Jones.

Plot

After a hive-minded alien race called the Boov conquer the Earth, they relocate the planet's human population -- all except for a little girl named Tip (Rihanna), who's managed to hide from the aliens. When Tip meets a fugitive Boov called Oh (Jim Parsons), there's mutual distrust. However, Oh is not like his comrades; he craves friendship and fun. As their distrust fades, the pair set out together to find Tip's mother, but, unbeknown to them, the Gorg -- enemies of the Boov -- are en route.

Bad Qualities

  1. Somewhat poor grasp of the source material.
  2. Most of the humor is unfunny.
  3. Some annoying characters.
  4. Laughable scenes.
  5. Captain Smek is a weak villain.
  6. Oh is an unlikable, and annoying protagonist.
  7. Very cliched and generic plot that steals elements from Mars Needs Moms.

Good Qualities

  1. Good voice acting, even with all the wasted talent.
  2. Amazing soundtrack.
  3. Tip's cat, Pig is likable.
  4. Some funny moments here and there.
  5. Great animation.

Reception

Home received mixed reviews from critics and audiences. On review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes, the film has a rating of 50%, based on 131 reviews, with an average rating of 5.42/10. The site's consensus reads, "Colorful, silly, and utterly benign, Home is a passable diversion, but there's no shortage of superior animated alternatives.". On Metacritic, which assigns a weighted average rating, the film has a score of 55 out of 100, based on 31 critics, indicating "mixed or average reviews".

Trivia

  • This was the first DreamWorks Movie to release only 1 film in a single year.

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Comments


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HellLord

one month ago
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I wonder how that will turn out
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LeroyManTheFirst

one month ago
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I don't believe this is bad
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Athaggard160

one month ago
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(Scoffs in disbelief) Give me a break. Why call this one mediocre?
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HellLord

26 days ago
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O H

Who names the protagonist ‘’O H

Though I actually don’t hate the film
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CaptainJ

15 days ago
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Come on, I thought it was okay.

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