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.
Filming the NASA scenes took three weeks.
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...
When Lewis has Watney wrapped in the tether, Johanssen reports "Hermes Actual, we've got him." The term "actual" is used when speaking to the leader, so only Lewis would have told Houston, "Hermes Actual." Johanssen should have just called themselves "Hermes."
In the opening credits, the letters of "THE MARTIAN" fade away but as the top of the "T" fades, it then leaves an "I" onscreen for a fraction of a second, reminiscent of Ridley Scott's "Alien," where the letters slowly fade in one at a time.
€2,264,233 (Italy) (4 October 2015)
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