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Earth to Echo (2014)

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After receiving a bizarre series of encrypted messages, a group of kids embark on an adventure with an alien who needs their help.

Director:

Dave Green

Writers:

Henry Gayden (screenplay by), Henry Gayden (story by) | 1 more credit »
2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Teo Halm ... Alex
Astro ... Tuck (as Brian 'Astro' Bradley)
Reese Hartwig ... Munch
Ella Wahlestedt ... Emma (as Ella Linnea Wahlestedt)
Jason Gray-Stanford ... Dr. Lawrence Madsen (Construction Worker)
Algee Smith ... Marcus Simms (as Alga Smith)
Cassius M. Willis Cassius M. Willis ... Calvin Simms (as Cassius Willis)
Sonya Leslie ... Theresa Simms
Kerry O'Malley ... Janice Douglas
Virginia Louise Smith ... Betty Barrett
Peter Mackenzie ... James Hastings
Valerie Wildman ... Christina Hastings
Roger Hewlett ... Construction Worker #2
Mary Pat Gleason ... Dusty - Mullet Lady at Bar
Marilyn Giacomazzi ... Bar Patron #2 (as Marilyn Giacommazzi)
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Storyline

"Earth to Echo" follows four young teenagers who find an alien life form that's trying to rebuild its spaceship. Together, the teenagers protect the alien and help rebuild its ship so it can fly back to its home planet. Written by Unknown

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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No one will ever believe our story. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some action and peril, and mild language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Untitled Wolf Adventure See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,250,000, 6 July 2014, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$38,916,903, 17 October 2014
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat | SDDS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Alex (Teo Halm) was a resident at the town for four years. See more »

Goofs

When the group of kids is heading back to the construction site, the movie shortly plays a view of the Superstition Mountains. The Superstition Mountains are in the Phoenix area of Arizona, and definitely NOT in Nevada. This is a clear geological oversight. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Tuck: All right, mom, I'm leaving. Spending the night at Alex's house so we can play a new video game.
Theresa Simms: [busy talking] Have whatever you want, honey.
Tuck: You know what, I lied, actually. We're gonna ride our bikes out into the desert, at night, alone. Without supervision.
Theresa Simms: [still busy talking] Okay, see you then, sweetie.
Tuck: Also rob a bank. Go to Mexico. Maybe even start a new life.
[leaves]
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Crazy Credits

After the credits, we see Alex pointing out his phone is acting all weird again. See more »

Connections

References Despicable Me (2010) See more »

Soundtracks

Put It In My Face
Written by Dia Hodari and Ricardo Spicer
Performed by Sweatbeatz
Courtesy of Sweatbeatz LLC
By arrangement with Shelly Bay Music
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Don't know why everyone hates this!!!
14 November 2014 | by tterrierSee all my reviews

I really liked this film. It's a fun Kids adventure in the vein of Goonies, Big, No Batteries Required or The Last Star Fighter. I guess similarities could be drawn with ET but only in as far as it's a Sci Fi film with kids in it. It's funny, well acted by the kids and I found it heart warming and exciting. Its not so much "found footage" as shot and narrated by the kids themselves but in a far more watchable way. I guess if you're not a fan of that then his isn't the film for you. It's not big budget but in now way is it "low budget". It relies on the actors to tell the story and on the story itself, not on millions of pounds worth of special effects. What special effects it uses are very well done and integrated seamlessly. Definitely worth watching!!!


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