Ghosts of Mars (2001) Movie Review


Ghosts of Mars (2001)

2001 | R | Horror, Sci-Fi, Action
98 minutes /

User Score: 75/100

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Ghosts of Mars Review


Years in the future, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house.

From John Carpenter, the master of horror behind 1998’s hit John Carpenter’s Vampires and classics like The Thing and Halloween, comes a sci-fi thriller full of explosive action and bone-chilling suspense. Natasha Henstridge (Species) is Melanie Ballard, a headstrong police lieutenant on Mars in the year 2025. Humans have been colonizing and mining on the red planet for some time, but when Ballard and her squad are sent to a remote region to apprehend the dangerous criminal James "Desolation" Williams, played by Ice Cube (Three Kings), they discover that he’s the least of their worries. The mining operations have unleashed a deadly army of Martian spirits who take over the bodies of humans and won’t stop until they destroy all invaders of their planet. With a stellar cast including Pam Grier (Jackie Brown), Jason Statham (Snatch) and Clea Duvall (The Faculty), as well as explosive special effects, John Carpenter’s Ghosts of Mars is an intergalactic terror fest like you’ve never seen.

About Ghosts of Mars 2001

Title: Ghosts of Mars
Original Title: John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars
Year: 2001
Runtime: 98 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Action
Score: 2 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 3.75/5 stars from 8 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 8
MPAA Rating: R
Starring: Richard Cetrone, Peter Jason, Clea DuVall, Pam Grier, Joanna Cassidy, Christopher Allen Nelson, Duane Davis, Robert Carradine, Natasha Henstridge, Danielle Burgio, Harry Jay Knowles, Michael Krawic, Eileen Weisinger, Rex Linn, Richard Barela, Damon Caro, Doug McGrath, Lena Milan, Ice Cube, Chad Randall, Jason Statham, Marjean Holden, J. Nathan Simmons, Lobo Sebastian, Albert Fry Jr., Rick Edelstein, Eric Martinez, Louie Martinez, Matt Nolan, Chance Romero
Writers: Larry Sulkis, John Carpenter
Director: John Carpenter

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