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The Martian

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Based on the novel by Andy Weir.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2015.
Widescreen (2.40:1).
Bonus features: gag reel; Ares III: farewell; The right stuff; Ares: our greatest adventure; Leave your mark; bring him home.
Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Chiwetel Ejiofor.
After a bad storm blows across Mars Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead and left behind. Now stuck on a hostile planet he must find a way to signal to Earth and in the meantime, survive on limited supplies.
DVD, NTSC, region 1, dual layer, widescreen (2.40:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1, surround Dolby Digital 2.0.
Contents: Martian.

COMMUNITY REVIEWS

Good submitted by ECReader on June 20, 2016, 12:00pm I thought this movie was good. It was worth watching though there was some area for improvement. I would recommend reading the book before watching the movie.

Great space story submitted by LVDS on June 23, 2016, 2:56pm Quite creative & thrilling, worth a watch!

well done submitted by kencza@yahoo.com on July 10, 2016, 8:55pm this was very enjoyable from the cast to the story and character development/
special effects and visuals were strong and I liked the soundtrack too

Much better than expected submitted by GJBarnett2 on July 20, 2016, 12:50am I had expected a "Space Opera." Couldn't have been more wrong! A complex story with good characters and character development, and unexpected plot twists. Highly recommended!

Great submitted by leenajong on July 20, 2016, 10:30am One of my favorites!

Very Good submitted by AprilCDB on July 27, 2016, 1:04pm Really enjoyed this movie and the problem solving to get him home from Mars

Learn to grow potatoes! submitted by gardenfaerie on June 24, 2017, 6:30pm Interesting and enjoyable story, but they really needed a gardening consultant because that is SO not how potatoes grow!!

excellent! submitted by smgop on June 30, 2017, 9:51am Riveting - well done.

Faithful Adaptation submitted by Meginator on July 21, 2017, 8:07pm As a huge fan of the book, I think that the film The Martian did a good job of capturing the characters, plot, and general spirit of the source material. Some of the humor necessarily becomes lost in translation, but I was pleasantly surprised by how much of the book's essence remains, especially for such a big-budget production. The film also stands alone as a gripping race against time with excellent acting, pacing, and direction. This is one of the better book-to-film adaptations I have seen.

Watch this first! submitted by Xris on July 6, 2018, 7:01pm I read the book first and then watched the movie and was sad that they took out some parts...one of the emergencies he has to deal with and a lot of the science/technical stuff to get himself where he needed to be. Otherwise, it was a great movie that followed the book pretty closely. :)

Ok submitted by Bigal2212 on August 22, 2018, 1:54pm Slow paced

Interesting submitted by lstorc on August 28, 2018, 7:10pm This was a little unrealistic but immensely fun! Considering are space interest in Mars at this time, this movie provided a speculative glimpse one of the worst case scenarios.

Martian submitted by avrogers1 on June 20, 2019, 7:17pm This was a really good movie. I didn't expect to like it, but it turns out that I really did. Its super suspenceful. I grabbed and kept my attention.

The Martian submitted by c_zhang on June 29, 2019, 1:06pm I liked the book better, but the movie had good acting and was interesting.

So Good, Until the End submitted by jgerman79 on July 24, 2019, 7:44pm I loved all the attention to detail: the attempts to get the science right; the politics vs right from wrong; showing the declining psychology; and showing the human spirit at all the right moments. But that ending... just threw it all out the window. Oh well. Still worth the watch!

Loved this movie submitted by crp on August 5, 2019, 9:38pm Eased my anxiety about my medical treatments

science and entertainment. submitted by JulieCraig on June 20, 2020, 5:02pm Filled with scientific fact, reasonable supposition, and very entertaining. Great ensemble cast. Optimistic and yet believable.

SO AWESOME! submitted by SYB1001 on June 26, 2020, 3:39pm I really loved the story line of this movie!! My family watched it very recently, and we LOVED it!! It leaves you with so much to think about, and the cast, script, and soundtrack was amazing!