Red Planet

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Warner Bros. / Village Roadshow Pictures / NPV Entertainment Released 2000

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Director:
Antony Hoffman
Released:
2000
Rating:
PG-13
Red Planet is a 2000 science-fiction drama directed by Antony Hoffman and based on the story of the same name by Chuck Pfarrer. It is set in the not-too-distant future, where Earth has devolved into a barren wasteland, useless for growing food or sustaining its human population. Experiments on Mars have proved promising for solving the crisis; however, after Earth loses contact with its Martian laboratory, a team of astronauts and scientists led by Commander Kate Bowman (Carrie-Anne Moss). She is joined on the trip by fellow astronaut Robby Gallagher (Val Kilmer) and civilian scientists Dr. Chantillas (Terrence Stamp) and Dr. Burchenal (Tom Sizemore). But the mission goes awry when a crash landing destroys the team's communications array and sets AMEE, a robot drone intended to assist them, into a deadly military mode. Realizing that their situation is dire, the crew's stress incites arguments and infighting as they realize that their mission must be completed at all costs for the good of all humanity.moreless

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      • Other production companies:
        The Canton Company
        Mars Production Pty. Ltd.

      • Music:
        When the World Is Running Down (You Can't Go Wrong)
        Written by Sting
        Performed by DifferntGear vs The Police
        A Thousand Years
        Written by Sting and Kipper
        Performed by Sting
        19th Nervous Breakdown
        Written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards
        The Fifth Heaven
        Written by Graeme Revell
        Performed by Emma Shapplin
        The Tower That Ate People
        Written by Peter Gabriel

      • Filming locations:
        Boral Quarry, Prospect, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
        Breakaways Reserve, South Australia, Australia
        Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
        Homebush Bay, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
        Jordan
        Mentmore Studios, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
        South Australia, Australia
        Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
        The Breakaways, Coober Pedy, South Australia, Australia
        Wadi Rum, Jordan
        White Bay Studios, Balmain, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

      • Taglines:
        1. The Color Of Fear.
        2. They Didn't Find Life On Mars. It Found Them.
        3. Not A Sound. Not A Warning. Not A Chance. Not Alone.

      • Production budget  - $80,000,000
        Domestic gross - $17,480,890 (104th)
        Worldwide gross - $33,463,969 (97th)

        Domestic adjusted for 2013 - $26,464,576
        Worldwide adjusted for 2013 - $50,661,593

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