Total Nerd The Best Mars Movies  

2.4k votes 639 voters 89.2k views 18 items Embed

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.
list ordered by

1
137 26
Ranker Video
The Martian Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Chiwetel Ejiofor

The Greatest Sci-Fi Movies of All Time The Best Netflix Original Drama Movies

2
210 67
Ranker Video
Total Recall Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sharon Stone, Michael Ironside

3
165 53
Ranker Video
Red Planet Val Kilmer, Carrie-Anne Moss, Simon Baker

4
191 71
Ranker Video
Mission to Mars Tim Robbins, Don Cheadle, Gary Sinise

5
170 66
Ranker Video
John Carter Willem Dafoe, Bryan Cranston, Mark Strong

6
33 8
Ranker Video
mark-shaver added Robinson Crusoe on Mars Adam West, Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin

7
108 72
Ranker Video
Mars Attacks! Natalie Portman, Jack Nicholson, Sarah Jessica Parker

8
102 68
Ranker Video
Doom Dwayne Johnson, Rosamund Pike, Karl Urban

9
91 59
Ranker Video
Ghosts of Mars Ice Cube, Jason Statham, Natasha Henstridge

10
62 44
Lost on Mars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mars Movies
hatter56793 added Lost on Mars DAVID LONG, MEGAN GLOSSER, GRETCHEN MAXWELL

11
24 9
The Martian Chronicles is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mars Movies

12
51 41
Empire of Danger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mars Movies
hatter56793 added Empire of Danger Cindy Tozer, Traci Alms, Tatum Green

13
53 46
Ranker Video
RocketMan Beau Bridges, Shelley Duvall, Harland Williams

14
48 51
Ranker Video
My Favorite Martian Elizabeth Hurley, Christopher Lloyd, Daryl Hannah

15
6 11
Ranker Video
DanCarey_404 added Race to Mars Ron Lea, Macha Grenon, Michael Riley

16
42 60
Ranker Video
Species II Natasha Henstridge, Marg Helgenberger, James Cromwell

17
41 68
Ranker Video
Mars Needs Moms Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Elisabeth Harnois

18
26 61
Ranker Video
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians Pia Zadora, Bill McCutcheon, Ned Wertimer