PG-13 | | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Young Ender Wiggin is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, an insectoid alien race who had previously tried to invade Earth and had inflicted heavy losses on humankind.
Since the book's publication in 1985, Orson Scott Card claims he fielded numerous options from Hollywood studios to produce a movie, but he persistently refused in order to maintain the integrity of his vision. When he co-founded Fresco Pictures in 1996, Card decided to screenwrite the movie. However, the movie remained unmade for another seventeen years. When it was eventually made in 2013, Card's screenplay was not used. Card was given a producer credit on the movie, though it was stated by the studio (after a boycott of the movie was instigated by LGBT fans who oppose Card's anti-gay beliefs) that this was merely an honorary credit.
Fifty years ago an alien force known as the Formics attacked Earth. Tens of millions died. It was only through the sacrifice of our greatest commander that we avoided total annihilation. We've been preparing for them to come back ever since. The ...
In Ender's first team, in several different sequences during the movie when the team is at attention, the blonde girl on the left side and the black girl on the right side appear and reappear within the same scene.
This film included an "undomesticated quadruped wrangler".
$27,017,351 (USA) (3 November 2013)
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