Selene, a beautiful vampire warrior, is entrenched in a war between the vampire and werewolf races. Although she is aligned with the vampires, she falls in love with Michael, a werewolf who longs for the war to end.
It is a normal day for everyone, until the President of the United States announces Martians have been spotted circling Earth. The Martians land and a meeting is arranged, but not everything goes to plan, and the Martians seem to have other plans for Earth. Are they just misunderstood beings or do they really want to destroy all of humanity? Written by
Tim Burton pitched the idea of the film to Warner Brothers by showing them the Topps trading cards that inspired the screenplay. See more »
When the General is firing two 1911A1's at the Alien Ambassador you can see that the slide locks in place on the pistol in his left hand, yet he continues to fire an empty firearm. See more »
[Watching an alien on TV]
[after seeing the Martians for the first time]
I'm not allowing that thing in my house.
Sweetie, we may have to. The people expect me to meet with them.
Well they're not going to eat off the Van Buren china.
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A flying saucer buzzes around the opening Warner Brothers logo. See more »
I'll make this quick. Jim "Give Me The Ball" Brown speed-bagging bubble-headed martians as he journeys home to Pam "Foxy Brown" Grier. Tom Jones finger-snapping and rocking out to "It's Not Unusual" with a bald eagle on his arm. Las Vegas getting a demolition only Steve Wynn could dream of. And just about the most serous A-list cast not taking themselves seriously and having a ball. Your family and friends will have you committed for loving this but who cares! Just crank up the Slim Whitman and watch their heads explode. It's "Independence Day" meets "Pee Wee's Big Adventure" with Tim Burton again at the helm. The best picture of 1996!
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