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Ghosts of Mars (2001)

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Years in the future, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house.

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200 years in the future a Martian police unit is dispatched to transport a dangerous prisoner from a mining outpost back to justice. But when the team arrives they find the town deserted and some of the inhabitants possessed by the former inhabitants of the planet. Written by IMDb staff

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martian | mining | future | police | ghost | See more »

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Forget The Rules. Abandon Your Fears. Save Your Soul. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence/gore, language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$28,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£104,723 (UK) (30 November 2001)

Gross:

£104,723 (UK) (30 November 2001)
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Natasha Henstridge replaced Courtney Love (the original choice) at the last minute. Love left the project after her boyfriend's ex-wife ran over her foot in her car while she was in training for the picture. Michelle Yeoh, Franka Potente and Famke Janssen were briefly considered. Henstridge was suggested by her then-boyfriend Liam Waite, and was able to join the cast just a week before production began. The actress found the experience to be very harrowing, due to the heavily physical nature of her role and the difficult working conditions. See more »

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During the battle when the survivors are waiting for the train to arrive the first time, a sword makes the noise of hitting metal when colliding with a gun, but it bends significantly and is obviously made of rubber. See more »

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Melanie Ballard: [to Jericho] Let me put it this way. Maybe I'd sleep with you if you were the last man on Earth. But we're not on Earth.
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Great movie!
2 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

This movie was great! If you take movies too seriously, then don't bother with it - it'll probably offend your delicate tastes. But if you like great b-movies, go see this movie. This is a movie for people who like fun, enjoyable movies - it's simple, unpretentious, full of intentional cliches, and even creepy at times.


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