Avatar’s Pandora and the Ten Movie Planets We’re Glad We Don’t Live On


The critics have spoken, and most agree: The special effects used to create Avatar's Pandora will drop jaws, break ground, change games, and soil pants. But the wildlife on James Cameron's CGI-ed fantasy planet is as dangerous as it is multidimensionally pretty, and though it's a nice place to visit for two hours and 41 minutes, we'd rather take our chances here on earth, even if it winds up monkey-ravaged, garbage-covered, or lava-scorched. Herewith Vulture's list of the ten life-supporting movie planets we'd rather not live on.

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