Mars Attacks!

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Director

Tim Burton

Cast

Jack Nicholson as President James Dale / Art Land

Glenn Close as First Lady Marsha Dale

Annette Bening as Barbara Land

Pierce Brosnan as Prof. Donald Kessler

Danny DeVito as Rude Gambler

Martin Short as Press Secretary Jerry Ross

Sarah Jessica Parker as Nathalie Lake

Michael J. Fox as Jason Stone

Rod Steiger as General Decker

Tom Jones as Tom Jones

Lukas Haas as Richie Norris

Natalie Portman as Taffy Dale

Jim Brown as Byron Williams

Christina Applegate as Sharona

Joe Don Baker as Richie’s Dad

Jack Black as Billy Glenn Norris

Writers

Jonathan Gems (screenplay and story)

The Topps Company Inc. (based on the trading cards series ‘Mars Attacks’)


Summary

A fleet of Martian spacecraft surrounds the world's major cities and all of humanity waits to see if the extraterrestrial visitors have "come in peace. But when a peaceful exchange ends in the total annihilation of the U.S. Congress, military men call for a full-scale nuclear retaliation.

Genre

Comedy, Sci-Fi

Released

December 13, 1996

Runtime

1hr 46min

MPAA

PG-13, for sci-fi fantasy violence and brief sexuality

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