MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,262 this week

Princess of Mars (2009)

Video  -  Sci-Fi | Thriller | War  -  29 December 2009 (USA)
3.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.0/10 from 1,087 users  
Reviews: 49 user | 18 critic

John Carter (Antonio Sabato Jr.) is some kind of lone soldier in the middle east who looks at everyone through the scope on his rifle, until one day he gets shot a bunch of times and the ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 25 titles
created 04 Nov 2010
 
a list of 47 titles
created 22 Apr 2011
 
a list of 30 titles
created 17 Sep 2011
 
a list of 27 titles
created 28 Feb 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Princess of Mars (Video 2009)

Princess of Mars (Video 2009) on IMDb 3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Princess of Mars.
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
...
Mitchell Gordon ...
...
...
...
Saroh Kan
...
Cornwell Sams
Rob Ullett ...
Hudson
Dean Kreyling ...
Atol Nard
Mohammad Kavianpour ...
Hosan
...
Thark Gordack
Ali Tagi Alexander ...
Jamal
Jonathan Footman ...
Thark
Edit

Storyline

John Carter (Antonio Sabato Jr.) is some kind of lone soldier in the middle east who looks at everyone through the scope on his rifle, until one day he gets shot a bunch of times and the government decides to reconstruct him on another planet for some reason. Naked and surrounded by hostile aliens, John Carter must fight for survival as aliens try to kill him and/or make him eat bugs. John Carter does NOT WANT TO EAT BUGS. Written by Matt Pierce

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Sci-Fi | Thriller | War

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 December 2009 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Avatar of Mars  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Title was renamed to John Carter Of Mars on recent releases. See more »

Goofs

During the spider attack, Tars Tarkas shoots John Carter's chains, but they are shown as chains around his wrists, and in the next shot her had a chain on his neck. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
What a travesty!
12 March 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If this film had only used different character names, I would have rated it higher, because it would have been a dumb, laughable Science Fiction flick, possibly even enjoyable at some "it's raining and there's nothing else to do" level. You get the feeling that the writer had read the first John Carter book a long, long time in the past and remembered the characters' names without remembering what the story was about, or even what a thark was supposed to look like (I'm sure that Burroughs' warrior tharks didn't have tusks that wobbled). This plot was silly; Burroughs' was engrossing. The biggest disappointment was Traci Lords. While it was her body that was ravaged in many films, here, it was her face that looked ravaged - she just looked so OLD. (Fortunately, I never expected her to know how to act, so I wasn't disappointed there.) The big sword fight seemed to be performed by two actors who'd never held a sword in their lives; all the intercutting didn't cancel that out (why couldn't they have used stunt men?). A truly bad film.


11 of 11 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Total Rip off demakowski
It's looking amazing! Chackov
No credit rthiem
just wondering...quick question admiralagreen
John Carter of Mars (2012) vulcon
One question ralph-80
Discuss Princess of Mars (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?