The movie “Planet 51″ is the second animated film of 2009 to feature a numeral in its title. The first, (in movie theaters 9-9-09).
The inhabitants of “Planet 51″ live in fear of alien invasion. Their paranoia is realized when an astronaut arrives from Earth. Befriended by a young resident, he has to avoid capture in order to recover his spaceship and try to return home.
The movie “Planet 51″ was originally a New Line release. It was dumped by WB and Sony picked it up. The fact that the movie “Planet 51″ has three, inexperienced foreign directors doesn’t bode well.