PG-13 | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Astronauts, and their robotic dog AMEE (Autonomous Mapping Evaluation and Evasion), search for solutions to save a dying Earth by searching on Mars, only to have the mission go terribly awry.
Kate Bowman was named after Dave Bowman, one of the main characters from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
Commander Kate Bowman:
By the year 2000 we had begun to over populate, pollute, and poison our planet faster than we could clean it up. We ignored the problem for as long as we could. But we were kidding ourselves. By 2025, we knew we were in trouble. And began to ...
Commander Kate Bowman: For ...
(at around 12 mins) When Burchenal explains that humans have killed all frogs on Earth, he mentions that they have become extinct because they could not breathe through their skin anymore. Yet, the recent declines in frogs population are also likely to come from diseases, habitat destruction and climate change. The decreasing of the ozone layer is also supposed to play an important part in these declines.
In the credits, Pettengill is spelled Pettengil (one "l").
$8,721,296 (USA) (12 November 2000)
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