Overall Rank: 15496
Average Rating: 2.2/4
# of Ratings: 67
Theatrical Release Date: 08/24/2001
Genre: Action, Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Carpenter
Actors: Natasha Henstridge, Ice Cube, Jason Statham, Clea DuVall, Pam Grier, Joanna Cassidy
Plot: Two hundred years in the future, a squad of tough-as-nails cops are dispatched to a remote mining outpost on Mars to bring back a deadly criminal. But they get more than they bargained for when they have to fight off an army of miners who've been possessed by an unspeakable, ancient evil.
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Matthew Brady - wrote on 08/12/2018
Too many flashbacks and fade wipes, as simple editing tricks would've done the job. The entire movie is totally ridiculous, yet a guilty pleasure of mine. There's a lot of thrilling sequences that kept me interested and also some memorable deaths scenes which stuck with me for years. But still, I can't believe John Carpenter made this, until I saw 'The Ward'.
Yojimbo - wrote on 10/28/2012
All of John Carpenter's work had its strengths and weaknesses. This, however involves hopeless dialogue, dismal characterisation, laughable plotting and zero suspense. It's a typical Carpenter film, but with all the things that made them good removed. Dire.
Snoogans - wrote on 06/25/2011
In the same vein of Carpenters other B-grade action movies, except this one is not fun.
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