Total Nerd The Best Mars Movies  

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List Rules Only movies that have Mars as a location or plot device.

These are the best movies set on the planet Mars. Mars, being the closest planet to our own, has always fascinated us. Whether martians are little green men, or giant aliens, we don't know, but that doesn't stop us from wondering and making movies about Mars. From Red Planet to Total Recall, these are the greatest films set on Mars.

What are the best movies on Mars? Vote up your favorite Mars movies or add any movies about mars that are missing.
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The Martian Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor

The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time The Best Dystopian and Near Future Movies

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Total Recall Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside

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Red Planet Val Kilmer, Carrie-Anne Moss, Simon Baker

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Mission to Mars Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle, Gary Sinise

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John Carter Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong

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Mars Attacks! Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker

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Doom Dwayne Johnson, Rosamund Pike, Karl Urban

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Robinson Crusoe on Mars Adam West, Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin

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Ghosts of Mars Ice Cube, Jason Statham, Natasha Henstridge

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Lost on Mars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mars Movies
Lost on Mars DAVID LONG, MEGAN GLOSSER, GRETCHEN MAXWELL

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The Martian Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mars Movies

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Empire of Danger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mars Movies
Empire of Danger Cindy Tozer, Traci Alms, Tatum Green

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RocketMan Beau Bridges, Shelley Duvall, Harland Williams

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My Favorite Martian Elizabeth Hurley, Christopher Lloyd, Daryl Hannah

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Race to Mars Ron Lea, Macha Grenon, Michael Riley

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Species II Natasha Henstridge, Marg Helgenberger, James Cromwell

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Mars Needs Moms Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Elisabeth Harnois

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Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Pia Zadora, Bill McCutcheon, Ned Wertimer