A US cavalry officer is accidentally transported to Mars where he encounters a warring civilisation who require his help to end the conquest of their world by a brutal warlord. When talking about cynical marketing campaigns, it's usual to point to terrible films that become big h...
From filmmaker Andrew Stanton comes John Carter-a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). John Carter is based on a classic novel by Edgar Rice Burroughs, ... read more
Directed by: Andrew Stanton
Release Date: March 9, 2012
DVD Release Date: June 5, 2012
Stats: 9,942 reviews
Flixster Reviews (9,942)
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April 27, 2014
I like science fiction, and enjoyed the movie. Perhaps not having read "A Princess of Mars" is a good thing, as I didn't have the book to compare to.
March 29, 2014
Its a rainy Saturday afternoon movie for tweens.
That said, Edgar Rice Burroughs isn't too badly served by this leave-your-thinking-cap-off glorioski extravaganza, with miles and miles of CGI animation used to get ... meh.
Yer gonna need more popcorn. Its fun.
January 4, 2014
John Carter must've been pretty cool at the time the books were released, but so many things since, including Star Wars and Dune - have been ripped off or inspired by John Carter -- so revisiting the John Carter tale in these modern movie times, seems dull and tired. The beginnin...
May 6, 2013
I saw this not knowing too much about it, although heard it got bad reviews. It's impressive in terms of scope, production and cast. The plot and story seem to have been made up of quite a few well known plots from other sci-fi films. Definitely felt like a mix of Stargate and ev...
January 6, 2013
This wasn't a bad movie at all. No Raiders of the Lost Ark, but most definitely entertaining...
December 15, 2012
It was good. I'll never get used to CG physics.
December 3, 2012fb1019018362
my friend told me that its like another gladiator movie with a mars background without watching it. I think its not just a gladiator movie. there's another story than a gladiator movie
November 10, 2012
Review coming soon.
November 6, 2012
Well I actually quite liked it. Here I am again in the minority but unlike other favourite sci-fi books I read as a child (The Hitch-hikers guide to the Galaxy comes to mind) this is actually pretty close to being a perfect adaptation. Many have said that they should have maybe u...
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