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G| hr. 40 min.

Plot Summary
Earthbound NASA scientists explore the surface of Mars via the transmissions of two robotic rovers named Spirit and Opportunity.


Director: George Butler

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: Buena Vista

Roving Mars (2006)

Release Date: January 27th, 2006| hr. 40 min.

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  • 50
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    A workmanlike effort -- a precision piece of filmmaking that provides education for children and a refresher course that adults can benefit from as well. show more

  • 75
    Mike Clark USA Today

    The movie is more compelling than exciting with one exception: the kind of rocket blast-off sequence for which IMAX screens were seemingly invented. show more

  • 40
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    Sometimes comes on like a NASA commercial; those logos loom gigantic on the IMAX screen. More troublingly, the film fails to explain how computer animations were combined with actual imagery from the missions. show more

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