Battle for Terra

Battle for Terra


  • Ryan Colucci
  • Producer
  • Aristomenis Tsirbas
  • Director
  • Lionsgate (2009)
  • Distributor


  • Evan Rachel Wood
  • Luke Wilson
  • Dennis Quaid
  • Justin Long
  • Brian Cox
  • David Cross
  • Amanda Peet
  • James Garner
  • Ron Perelman
  • Danny Trejo


  • Released in 2009
A peaceful alien planet faces annihilation, as the homeless remainder of the human race sets its eyes on Terra. Mala, a rebellious Terrian teenager, will do everything she can to stop it.

After making its premiere at the Toronto Film Festival, “Battle for Terra” was released in theaters across the United States on May 1st, 2009 in both 3D and 2D. Lionsgate partnered with Roadside Attractions to handle the domestic opening.

Conceived and rendered in true 3D, “Battle for Terra” was short-listed for the 2009 Academy Award for Best Animated Feature Film.


  • 2008 Silver Gryphon at Giffoni Film Festival
  • 2008 Crystal Heart Award at Heartland Film Festival
  • 2008 Grand Prize Best Animated Feature at Ottawa International Animation Festival