Plot: In the near future, Earth is dying. A new colony on Mars could be humanity’s only hope. A team of American astronauts, each a specialist in a different field, is making the first manned expedition to the red planet and must struggle to overcome the differences in their personalities, backgrounds and ideologies for the overall good of the mission. When their equipment suffers life-threatening damage and the crew must depend on one another for survival on the hostile surface of Mars, their doubts, fears and questions about God, man’s destiny and the nature of the universe become defining elements in their fates. In this alien environment they must come face to face with their most human selves.

Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi violence, brief nudity and language

Directed By: Antony Hoffman

Written By: – Chuck Pfarrer and Jonathan Lemkin

Production: Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures, NPV Entertainment, Canton Company, The, Mars Production Pty. Ltd.

In Theaters: November 10, 2000

Box Office: $17,473,245 (USA)

Budget: $70,000,000 (estimated)

Runtime: 1 hr. 46 mins.

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Robby Gallagher – Val Kilmer
Cmdr. Kate Bowman – Carrie-Anne Moss
Dr. Quinn Burchenal – Tom Sizemore

Lt. Ted Santen – Benjamin Bratt
Chip Pettengill – Simon Baker
Dr. Bud Chantilas – Terence Stamp