5.0/10
11,397
73 user 49 critic

My Favorite Martian (1999)

A martian lands on Earth and makes friends with a reporter.

Director:

Writers:

(television series My Favorite Martian), | 1 more credit »
Reviews

Watch Now

From $2.99 (SD) on Amazon Video

ON DISC
3 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

My Favorite Martian (1963–1966)
Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A sarcastic Martian comes to live with a hapless young Terran on Earth.

Stars: Ray Walston, Bill Bixby, Pamela Britton
My Favorite Martians (1973–1975)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Stars: Jonathan Harris, Howard Morris, Lane Scheimer
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

A security guard's dreams come true when he is selected to be transformed into a cybernetic police officer.

Director: David Kellogg
Stars: Matthew Broderick, Rupert Everett, Joely Fisher
Rent-a-Kid (TV Movie 1995)
Drama | Family | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Harry Habert, owner of a rent office has an original idea: To rent babies from a nearby orphanage to the local families. He rents the Ward brothers to his first customers...

Director: Fred Gerber
Stars: Leslie Nielsen, Christopher Lloyd, Matt McCoy
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
...
Coleye
...
...
Mr. Channing
...
Armitan
...
Felix
...
Billy
...
Lenny
Dawn Maxey ...
Salesgirl
...
...
Earl Metz
...
Captain Dalton
Edit

Storyline

Life couldn't get much worse for News Producer Tim O'Hara. He humiliates the one he loves, Brace Channing and ends up getting fired by her father. Then, a Martian from Mars arrives in his home. The Martian adopts the name 'Uncle Martin' and becomes friends with Tim, whilst he fixes his ship. Unaware to Martin, Tim actually wants to reveal him to the world, but can he actually do that to his new friend and 'Uncle'? Written by FilmFanUK

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The Martian Has Landed. There Goes The Neighborhood.

Genres:

Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for some crude humor, action-violence, sensuality, partial nudity and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

12 February 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mi marciano favorito  »

Box Office

Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$11,181,043 (USA) (12 February 1999)

Gross:

$36,830,057 (USA) (18 July 1999)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

| |

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Patrick Stewart was considered for the role of Uncle Martin. See more »

Goofs

When Martin is drinking the liquid from the lava lamp, it is clear that he is actually pouring it over his shoulder and not in his mouth. See more »

Quotes

Tim O'Hara: We use more than 10% of our brains.
Uncle Martin: Your astronauts pee in their spacesuits. Case closed.
See more »

Crazy Credits

Zoot AS HIMSELF See more »

Connections

Follows My Favorite Martians (1973) See more »

Soundtracks

Give a Little Love
Written by Diane Warren and Albert Hammond
Produced by Richard Feldman
Performed by Native
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
The big green man has arrived
7 March 2001 | by (Tonbridge, Kent) – See all my reviews

This was yet another big screen outing for a US TV show from the sixties It is amusing enough but was very much to formula. Intelligent Martian lands on Earth and meets the not too bright humans, in his view.

The usual wackiness ensues with the human, Bridges, eventually bonds with him and helps him to get home. Along the way he also gets the girl, Hannah.

This is a nice outing for some pleasant Hollywood stars who I had not seen for a while.

Pleasant enough to pass some spare time if you have not got anything better to view.


17 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?