Box office: $42,194,060
Plot: When Earth astronaut Capt. Chuck Baker arrives on Planet 51—a world reminiscent of American suburbia circa 1950—he tries to avoid capture, recover his spaceship and make it home safely, all with the help of an empathetic little green being.
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Jessica Biel
“An alien has ‘invaded’ a provincial and paranoid suburban town. And the alien is us, a NASA astronaut who touches down, bounces out with his American flag…only to realize he’s interrupting an alien barbecue.” — Roger Moore, Chicago Tribune