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My Favorite Martian (1999)

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



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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.


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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Release Date:

12 February 1999 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Mi marciano favorito  »

Box Office


$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

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


$36,830,057 (USA) (16 July 1999)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Marlon Wayans and David Duchovny were considered for the voice of Zoot. See more »


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


Zoot, Martin's Talking Space Suit: Beavis down, Butt-head to go.
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Crazy Credits

Zoot AS HIMSELF See more »


Uncle Martin Theme
Written by Danny Elfman
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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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