10- Red Planet

Published November 13th, 2000 - 02:00 GMT

Tagline: Not a sound. Not a warning. Not a chance. Not alone


Set in 2050, the film rotates around a mission commander Kate Bowman, Carrie-Anne Moss, who's forced to stay aboard her ailing spaceship as her crew fights for survival on the surface of Mars.  

Led by Robby Gallagher, Val Kilmer, the weary astronauts not only have to cope with the usual dwindling supply of oxygen, this time there's a malfunctioning robot-turned-predator and the pent-up human emotions that have been brewing during the yearlong journey to the planet. 

A fascinating fact is that the Mars scenes were filmed in Jordan’s Rum Valley and in the Australian desert. Researchers found that the two areas greatly resemble the real thing! 

Meanwhile, Kilmer and Moss as well as the rest of the cast are getting rave reviews for this film. 

This Sci-fi Thriller is rated PG-13 for violence, brief nudity and language. 

Aside from Kilmer and Moss, the film stars Benjamin Bratt, Tom Sizemore and Simon Baker. 

The movie was directed by Antony Hoffman, written by Jonathan Lemkin and Chuck Pfarrer and produced by Mark Canton, Bruce Berman and Jorge Saralegui. 

It was released by Warner Bros.

In its 2nd week out, this movie made $2,700,000, giving it a total of $13,400,000

The movie’s running time is 1 hour and 50 minutes. 


Official Website: http://movies.warnerbros.com/redplanet/. - Albawaba.com. 

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