PG | | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When the first manned mission to Mars meets with a catastrophic and mysterious disaster after reporting a unidentified structure, a rescue mission is launched to investigate the tragedy and bring back any survivors.
Chosen by "Les Cahiers du cinéma" (France) as one of the 10 best pictures of 2000 (#04)
There's pressure in here.
Terri Fisher: Above Mars atmospheric? That's impossible.
Jim McConnell: We're millions of miles from Earth inside a giant white face. What's impossible?
The Mars Recovery vehicle is shown pointing forward before it attempted to go into orbit. Any spacecraft would have to point backwards, and thus slowdown, to enter orbit.
$22,855,247 (USA) (10 March 2000)
$60,874,615 (USA) (14 July 2000)