Another Earth

Lists: Drama, Sci-Fi

Brief Synopsis: "Rhoda Williams, an astrophysics student at MIT, is driving when she sees a planet and leans out for a closer look. She hits a minivan and kills a family. She is imprisoned for four years, and upon release seeks out the widower of the family, composer John Burroughs. The planet she saw is a mirror planet of Earth, and an essay contest is held where the winner can ride a space shuttle to visit it. Williams considers the possibility of visiting it to find out what kind of life her mirror self would have led."

Overall Ranking: 644 (Rank from 2011: # 22)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 33.33%
Regular 50%
Half-Popped 16.67%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Patrick Devitt100
David Baruffi80(full review)
Gorgon Reviews80(full review)
Chris of This Is Madness75 - My ratings are on a five point scale, translated as such: 1 - Abysmal, 25 - Bad, 50 - Mediocre, 75 - Good, 100 - Great
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Dan O'Neill60(full review)

People Involved

  • William Mapother (John Burroughs)
  • Brit Marling (Rhoda Williams)
  • Jordan Baker (Kim Williams)
  • Flint Beverage (Robert Williams)
  • Robin Taylor (Jeff Williams)
  • Matthew-Lee Erlbach (Alex)
  • Meggan Lennon (Maya Burroughs)
  • AJ Diana (Amos Burroughs)
  • Mike Cahill (Director)