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My Favorite Martian (1999)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi  |  12 February 1999 (USA)
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A martian lands on Earth and makes friends with a reporter.

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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

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The Martian Has Landed. There Goes The Neighborhood.

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Comedy | Family | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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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:

£1,959,362 (UK) (6 August 1999)
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Did You Know?

Trivia

The outdoor set of Tim's apartment (with the exterior right-angled staircase) is almost exactly the set from the early 1960s TV show. See more »

Goofs

The reporters are not wearing any earpieces but they can hear Tim in the news-van. See more »

Quotes

Uncle Martin: I'm beginning to see a glim of potential among you Earthlings. One word of advice: You'll never completely advance as a culture until you take care of your oceans. And do away with daytime talk-shows.
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Zoot AS HIMSELF See more »

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Referenced in Texas Chain Saw Massacre: The Shocking Truth (2000) See more »

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I Got You (I Feel Good)
Written and Performed by James Brown
Courtesy of Polydor Records
By Arrangement with PolyGram Film & TV Music
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Tried too hard
19 May 2002 | by (Perth, Australia) – See all my reviews

All I can say is I'm glad I didn't pay good money to see this, I watched it on T.V the other night. It lacked a decent script and had none of the charm of the original series. The studio sacrificed plot and character development for special effects and an attempt at slapstick. Was very disappointed in the end.


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