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John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars Reviews

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March 11, 2020
...a low-budget throwback to the gorefest action sf of the sixties.
January 10, 2020
Final score of the 2000-2001 movie season: Mars 3, Viewers 0.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.2/5
July 21, 2017
Lacks taste or anything innovative.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
April 14, 2011
A rather sturdy modernized mash-up of Assault on Precinct 13 and Escape from New York.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
April 29, 2009
Cheesy D grade popcorn guilty pleasure...
March 27, 2009
Mad Max Heads for the Angry Red Planet on a Pitch Black Night of the Living Dead.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
February 14, 2008
Ghosts of Mars is not Carpenter at his best. It may very well be Carpenter at rock bottom.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
December 31, 2005
A turd wrapped up in a nice bow is still a turd.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/10
March 4, 2003
More Mars lacks than Mars attacks and an outing for Carpenter die-hards only.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 20, 2002
Original movies on the Sci-Fi Channel have better production values.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
May 12, 2002
a complete and utter disaster
| Original Score: 1.5/4
May 5, 2002
The monsters were just not scary.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
February 4, 2002
You'll wish you were on Mars and not on Earth suffering through this movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
December 21, 2001
There's a great deal of promise in the outline of the tale, but somewhere along the line, the execution went awry.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 30, 2001
The most disturbing thing about an aggressively tame production is the suspicion that John Carpenter has been taken over by one of his own mindless zombie Martians.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
November 12, 2001
I'm not the type to bash a "popcorn movie" for not being Macbeth, but even B-movie genre fare needs to be held to some kind of standard.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
October 24, 2001
It loves being quick and dirty, and it wants you to love it too. That honesty can be hard to resist, even when the film itself starts to falter.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
October 11, 2001
...no logra superar ese status de ser una película pasajera y punto...
| Original Score: 5/10
September 21, 2001
There's a difference between a simple plot and a stupid one. Carpenter's is a no-brainer, but it's executed with flair, talent, and few lapses in logic.
Full Review | Original Score: B
September 9, 2001
a '70s zombie picture with the posturing bravado and buddy-movie elements of an '80s sci-fi/action picture
Full Review | Original Score: C
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