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The Last Days on Mars (2013)

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A group of astronaut explorers succumb one by one to a mysterious and terrifying force while collecting specimens on Mars.

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On the last day of the first manned mission to Mars, a crew member of Tantalus Base believes he has made an astounding discovery - fossilized evidence of bacterial life. Unwilling to let the relief crew claims all the glory, he disobeys orders to pack up and goes out on an unauthorized expedition to collect further samples. But a routine excavation turns to disaster when the porous ground collapses and he falls into a deep crevice and near certain death. His devastated colleagues attempt to recover his body. However, when another vanishes, they start to suspect that the life-form they have discovered is not without danger. Written by AnonymousB

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The search for life is about to end.


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Rated R for violence and language | See all certifications »

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Last Days on Mars  »

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£7,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,608 (USA) (6 December 2013)

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$23,838 (USA) (10 January 2014)
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Romola Garai, Liev Schreiber and Sally Hawkins were the first three actors to sign on to star in the film. See more »

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When the crew are out on the surface of Mars you can clearly see blue sky and clouds reflected in their helmet visors. See more »

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[first lines]
Rebecca Lane: First big one of the season.
Vincent Campbell: Yep. It's heading right for base.
Rebecca Lane: It's gonna mess up Kim's dig. She's not gonna like that.
Vincent Campbell: Yeah, well, I don't like it much either.
Rebecca Lane: There's a surprise. Lighten up, Vince, a bit of dust never hurt anyone.
Vincent Campbell: It's not the dust I'm worried about.
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Blue Skies Are Around The Corner
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Performed by Jack Hylton
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Vacation
30 October 2014 | by See all my reviews

It's not easy to be away from your home planet. It does things to you (very likely) that are hard to understand. Mood swings and other things included. Still when character act in a way that seems ridiculous, you won't like it. Movie or not, deciding to do the worst thing possible (as leave you in control here, although it's apparent there is an issue at hand, which doesn't even play into all of it in the end and other things complicate things and weigh on the movie as a whole), is not really something it had to do.

The actors do a really good job and while most of this is predictable, you will be entertained, if you are only slightly interested in Science Fiction and horror. Alien this isn't and it does not really try to be (even if you could see some similarities), but it's a nice movie, with a nice flow


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