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Mars (2010)

Not Rated | | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 3 December 2010 (USA)
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The discovery of life on Mars places a robotic expedition and a manned mission in a race to the Red Planet. On the way we discover that love - biological, spiritual, and even mechanical - can flourish in all kinds of ways.

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Geoff Marslett

Writer:

Geoff Marslett
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Cast

Credited cast:
Mark Duplass ... Charlie Brownsville
Zoë Simpson Dean ... Casey Cook (as Zoe Simpson)
Paul Gordon ... Hank Morrison
Cynthia Watros ... Allison Guthrie
Michael Dolan Michael Dolan ... ESA Commander David Jones
Howe Gelb Howe Gelb ... Shep
Liza Weil ... Jewel
James Kochalka James Kochalka ... Jackson
Kinky Friedman Kinky Friedman ... President of the United States
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Charissa Allen Charissa Allen ... ESA Environmental Analyst
Elena Araoz Elena Araoz ... ESA Operations Manager
Nicole Atkins ... Casey's Mom
Javier Bonafont Javier Bonafont ... Gepetto the Tailor
Kathy Rose Center ... Reporter
Sunhee Cho Sunhee Cho ... ESA Flight Dynamics Engineer
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Storyline

After landing on Mars, mission control wants Charlie to be the first "American man" to set foot on the planet. Charlie defers that honor to Casey after which he announces he is still the first "man" to set foot on Mars. Written by David C Wade

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Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 December 2010 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$200,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Title Card: In 1969 an estimated 500 million people watched as the first man stepped out of the Apollo lander and onto the surface of the moon. / The feat was the culmination of a space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. / A space race that pushed human beings to the VERY LIMITS OF OUR SCIENTIFIC PROWESS. / The new test of our exploratory mettle will be a manned mission to MARS. / The only problem is / We just aren't that good at stuff anymore.
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Art's Dream Theme
Written and Performed by Nicholas Koller
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Disappointing storyline and acting
21 February 2012 | by oyahuascaSee all my reviews

If I would rate this movie only on the visuals and soundtrack, I would give it a whole ten. But incorporating other important aspects of the movie, it is difficult to give such a high rating. The acting sucked! The story itself was very interesting, but the way it unraveled was so immature and predictable. The movie dragged on for almost 2 hours and again, the only reason I actually finished watching it was because of the cool, psychedelic visualizations and an amazing soundtrack. If I would have to, I would recommend this movie to someone who is looking for a laugh, because this movie is fun to ridicule. A similar type of movie but much better acting and story is "Waking Life", in case you need a comparison.


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