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3,501 Ratings

Mars Attacks!

Directed by Tim Burton
United States, 1996
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Fantasy


A comedy that harks back to 50’s heyday of science-fiction b-flicks. When Martians invade earth, people play victim to their fun and games in a bid to stay alive. However, a nuclear retaliation is in the works.

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Mars Attacks! Directed by Tim Burton

Critics reviews

Part of what kept me so absorbed — apart from the neatly designed effects and a few of the actorly turns, including Jack Nicholson’s — is the sense the film conveys of postmodernist free fall through the iconography of 50s and 60s science fiction in relation to the present…
December 13, 1996
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