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Based on 36 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 30
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    What DePalma has never made is a dull movie. Until now. show more

  • 25
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Something so sappy, no one would believe me if I told them. It has to be seen to be disbelieved. show more

  • 50
    Mike Clark USA Today

    You can feel the movie going wrong in the first scene. show more

  • 50
    Philadelphia Inquirer

    It's low-energy, and it's also depressing to know that people are still listening to Van Halen 20 years from now. show more

  • 75
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Earthlings beware: The dialogue and characters have less weight than bodies freed from gravity's grip. show more

  • 10
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    As intriguing as the premise sounds, Mission to Mars hasn't a single moment of real suspense. show more

  • 75
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    One of the most gorgeous science-fiction movies ever - and probably also one of the most realistic in detail and scientific extrapolation show more

  • 63
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    I can't recommend Mission to Mars. show more

  • 63
    Jay Carr Boston Globe

    There are times when it moves into the guilty pleasure zone. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    The picture is equally long on eye-dazzling camera work and New Age sentimentality. show more

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