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John Carpenter's Ghosts of Mars Reviews

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August 24, 2001
This is easily the worst movie set on Mars -- or anywhere in a Milky Way.
January 10, 2020
Final score of the 2000-2001 movie season: Mars 3, Viewers 0.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.2/5
August 24, 2001
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
August 23, 2001
A combination of sloppy movie-making and poor storytelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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 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
September 7, 2001
It's hard to call this a thriller, since there is nothing thrilling about it.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
August 27, 2001
Full Review| Original Score: 4/10
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
August 20, 2001
A hapless mishmash of poorly constructed dialogue and ill-conceived action sequences.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/5
August 24, 2001
The 'acting' by lead stars Ice Cube, Natasha Henstridge, Jason Statham and Pam Grier is more wooden than a Pinocchio puppet show.
June 20, 2002
Original movies on the Sci-Fi Channel have better production values.
Full Review| Original Score: 1/4
August 22, 2001
Sloppy and derivative.
Full Review| Original Score: .5/4
August 22, 2001
If the director continues to make films like this, the delights he once offered will be nothing but a distant memory.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
August 24, 2001
A lackluster retread of last year's Pitch Black.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
August 27, 2001
Little more than a heavy-metal music video. On Mars.
August 27, 2001
...there is an artificiality to the whole thing that never lets you forget you are watching a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: C
August 27, 2001
As "Ghosts of Mars" movies go, John Carpenter's is probably the best.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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
September 10, 2001
Full Review| Original Score: 1/10
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