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Titan A.E. (2000)

A young man learns that he has to find a hidden Earth ship before an enemy alien species does in order to secure the survival of humanity.

Directors:

Don Bluth, Gary Goldman

Writers:

Hans Bauer (story), Randall McCormick (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Drew Barrymore ... Akima (voice)
Jim Breuer ... The Cook (voice)
Ken Hudson Campbell ... Po (voice) (as Ken Campbell)
Thomas A. Chantler Thomas A. Chantler ... Male Announcer (voice)
Tsai Chin ... Old Woman (voice)
Elaine A. Clark ... Citizen (voice)
Roy Conrad Roy Conrad ... Second Human (voice)
Jim Cummings ... Chowquin (voice)
Matt Damon ... Cale (voice)
Janeane Garofalo ... Stith (voice)
Leslie Hedger Leslie Hedger ... First Human (voice)
Roger Jackson ... First Alien (voice) (as Roger L. Jackson)
David L. Lander ... The Mayor (voice)
Nathan Lane ... Preed (voice)
John Leguizamo ... Gune (voice)
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Storyline

One thousand years from now, aliens destroy Earth in fear of the Titan project. Some humans escape, becoming a downtrodden Diaspora, living in impoverished settlements. The mysterious Titan spacecraft also escapes, and its inventor has hidden it before dying. A spacecraft captain and its pilot, Korso and Akima, two humans, seek out Cale, the youthful son of the dead scientist and explain that he must help them find the Titan, which holds a mechanism to unite and save humanity. Cale refuses, but the arrival of the killer aliens persuades him to join Korso. Can he avoid his pursuers, know friend from foe, find the Titan, and embrace his humanity, a nature he has despised until now? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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Taglines:

Saving the galaxy one planet at a time! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for action violence, mild sensuality and brief language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandarin

Release Date:

16 June 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Planet Ice See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$75,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,376,845, 18 June 2000

Gross USA:

$22,753,426

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$36,754,634
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital | SDDS

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

The score was originally going to be composed by Harry Gregson-Williams but he turned it down. It was offered to Hans Zimmer, but he turned it down as well. Even John Powell was considered to compose the score but was turned down, so it was now instead composed by Graeme Revell. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 18 mins) After stating that all of the Titan's guns have been destroyed, one shot shows Stith sitting in front of her gun display with one gun still indicating operational status. See more »

Quotes

Preed: [trying to kill Cale and Akima] Hide and seek is it? Or should we play search and DESTROY?
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Crazy Credits

Look for the Titan A.E. video game Available this fall from Fox Interactive. (But plans for the Titan A.E. game were abandoned.) See more »

Alternate Versions

The DVD includes deleted scenes, which, while some are still in pencil form, make the film more complete. They are as follows:
  • "Green Drink" - This is a longer version of the scene where Cale and Korso discuss the Titan. It includes Cale fixing the broken machine and more dialogue about his father and the Titan.
  • "Akima's Rescue" - This is another version of the scene where Korso and friends find Akima in the trade area. In this scene, she blows up an alarm and frees all the slaves.
  • "Ice Crystals- Extended Version" - This is basically an extended version of the famous ice crystals scene. It includes more dialogue between Cale and Akima (in pencil form), and scenes in different angles.
  • "Alternate Ending" - This is an extended ending where the Drej actually talk (not in subtitles) and more dialogue between Cale and Korso. Most of it is in pencil form, and it ends right after the Drej are destroyed.
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Connections

Referenced in Hewy's Animated Movie Reviews: All Dogs Go to Heaven (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

Karma Slave
Written by Glen Ballard, Adam Buhler, Kasson Crooker, and Melissa R. Kaplan (as Melissa Kaplan)
Performed by Splashdown
Produced by Bryan Carrigan and Splashdown
Splashdown Performs Courtesy of Java/Capitol Records
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Outstanding
19 June 2000 | by bat-5See all my reviews

Filled with spectacular visions of other worlds, Titan A.E. brings us into the 31st century and into a whole new level of science fiction. The story is pretty simple, a race called the Drej feel the human race is a threat so they decide to destroy us. The only hope for the survival of the human species is a ship called the Titan. Only trouble is, no one knows where it is. The answer lays with Cale, the son of the inventor of Titan. Once Cale realizes what he's in for, we're off on an intergalactic roller coaster ride. We get chases in swamps filled with hydrogen trees and an imaginative hide and seek game in a field of ice crystals. Traditional hand drawn characters are blended in with amazing CGI renderings of planets, ships, and the vast emptiness of space with very good results. Sure there may be some clunker lines here and there but Titan A.E. gives fans of sci-fi what they want. Well worth the price of admission


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