Battlefield Earth (also referred to as Battlefield Earth: A Saga of the Year 3000) is a 2000 American-Canadian science fiction action film based upon the first half of L. Ron Hubbard's 1982 novel of the same name. Directed by Roger Christian and starring John Travolta, Barry Pepper, and Forest Whitaker, the film depicts an Earth that has been under the rule of the alien Psychlos for 1,000 years and tells the story of the rebellion that develops when the Psychlos attempt to use the surviving humans as gold miners. Wikipedia
(looking at an overhead photo of a car) Zete: What is this species? Terl: Well, according to the Clinko historians, the species is called "dog." Zete: Dog? Terl: Yes. Zete: Obviously the superior race, having the man-animal chauffeur it around.