MARS ATTACKS! (Theatrical Release USA 1996)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.6|5.0 Starsìììì

Mars Attacks!
—classic comedy on an alien attack—operates from a fresh, original storyline as one always expects from any work involving Tim Burton. It relies on an all-star cast and is comical to its core.

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Mars attacks Earth and defies all educated opinions on how this attack is coming down.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Tim Burton for directing effort. Thank you to Producers Tim Burton, Larry Franco, and Laurie Parker for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: President James Dale/Art Land (Jack Nicholson), First Lady Marsha Dale (Glenn Close), Barbara Land (Annette Bening), Professor Donald Kessler (Pierce Brosnan), Rude Gambler (Danny DeVito), Press Secretary Jerry Ross (Martin Short), Nathalie Lake (Sarah Jessica Parker), Jason Stone (Michael J. Fox), General Decker (Rod Steiger), Tom Jones (Tom Jones), Richie Norris (Lukas Haas), Taffy Dale (Natalie Portman), and Byron Williams (Jim Brown).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It operates as a four-star comedy and completes itself with that satisfied sigh that states, ‘Got my monies’ worth on this one’.

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