PG-13 | | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi
An astronaut becomes stranded on Mars after his team assume him dead, and must rely on his ingenuity to find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.
The buildings that represent the NASA HQ and the Chinese space centre in the film are Budapest's two famous cultural hubs that are only 3 tram stops from each other in real life.
All right team, stay in sight of each other. Let's make NASA proud today.
Rick Martinez: How's it looking over there, Watney?
Mark Watney: Well, you will be happy to hear that in Grid Section 14-28, the particles were predominately coarse but in 29, they're much finer and they...
According to some NASA engineers, given the Hermes' stated capabilities as a reusable transport for the entire Ares program, the idea of a resupply and gravity-assisted return to Mars would not be a sudden inspiration by a lone scientist, it would in fact be an obvious solution and be one of the first plans NASA would investigate.
At the end of the credits: "The making and authorized distribution of this film supported over 15,000 jobs"
$54,308,575 (USA) (2 October 2015)
$228,430,993 (USA) (11 March 2016)
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