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My Favorite Martian (1999)

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

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Uncle Martin
... Tim O'Hara
... Brace Channing
... Lizzie
... Coleye
... Mrs. Brown
... Mr. Channing
... Armitan
... Felix
... Billy
... Lenny
Dawn Maxey ... Salesgirl
... Nurplex Kid
... Earl Metz
... Captain Dalton
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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

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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  »

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Budget:

$65,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,181,043, 12 February 1999, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$36,830,057, 18 July 1999
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Trivia

My Favorite Martian (1963) never had a finale episode showing Martin going back home to Mars, so the movie ties up that loose end by having him state he arrived in 1963, and was now finally going back home. See more »

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When Uncle Martin is showing Tim the nurplex in the dressing room, his hand changes position to prevent his hand from blocking the viewpoint of the camera. it switches from an over-hand grip to an under-hand grip. See more »

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Tim O'Hara: Your spaceship is double-parked in my living room.
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Zoot AS HIMSELF See more »

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References RoboCop (1987) See more »

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Give a Little Love
Written by Diane Warren and Albert Hammond
Produced by Richard Feldman
Performed by Native
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How can you go wrong with Disney?
31 August 2006 | by See all my reviews

When I was a kid in the 50's and 60's anything connected with Disney was by definition great. What happened? They are able to get any actors and actresses they want, the best of their time. But somehow Disney manages to screw things up in spite of their abundant resources.

Disney can afford the best writers, the best producers and directors, but still...they screw things up! This movie is crap. The sad thing is that I suspect Disney in their arrogance does not even know when a movie is good or bad.

It is only due to the talent of the actors that I can even give it a 3 of 10.


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