• Red Planet (2000)

Red Planet

Release Date: November 10th, 2000

DVD Release Date: March 27th, 2001

PG-13 |1 hr 46 min

Plot Summary

Mission Commander Kate Bowman is the pilot and commander of the most important mission of the 21st century: saving the human race. It's 2050, earth is dying, and colonizing Mars is the only alternative to obliteration. Bowman and her crew have made this journey to investigate what went wrong with the malfunctioning Mars Terraforming Project, and to repair it. But what happens when they get there is far more terrifying than anyone could have guessed.

Cast: Val Kilmer, Carrie-Anne Moss, Tom Sizemore, Benjamin Bratt, Simon Baker, Terence Stamp, Jessica Morton, Caroline Bossi

Director: Antony Hoffman

Genres: Science Fiction

Production Co: NPV Entertainment, Mars Production Pty. Ltd., Village Roadshow Prod.

Distributors: Warner Bros.

Keywords: Rescue, Sacrifice, Quest, Investigation, Engaging

Ratings & Reviews

  • 75
    Roger EbertChicago Sun-Times

    To like that kind of story is to like this kind of movie. show more

  • 38
    Michael AtkinsonMr. Showbiz

    The characters aren't convincingly written, rarely if ever behave like believable humans, and consequently don't matter to us in the least. show more

  • 50
    Chicago Tribune

    The slogan for Red Planet could be "In space no one can hear you yawn." show more

See all critic reviews on metacritic.com

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