John Carter

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Andrew Stanton (Best Animated Film, Walle-E, 2008) comes John Carter -- a sweeping action-adventure set on the mysterious and exotic planet of Barsoom (Mars). Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic novel, John Carter is a war-weary, former military captain who's inexplicably transported to Mars and reluctantly becomes embroiled in an epic conflict. It's a world on the brink of collapse, and Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands. Stunning special effects, great characters and villains -- and complete with extraordinary bonus features -- John Carter is a heroic and inspirational adventure that will thrill you beyond imagination.

Member Reviews

Better than it's reputation

With such poor press, I had low expectations. I was pleasantly surprised. It's not great, but it is worth watching. It has enough unusual aspects to make for interesting moments. I like the artistic... Read More

- mtdnwt

Visually Stunning!

Do you like science fiction and action adventure? If you do, you'll like this movie. It's based on an Edgar Rice Burroughs' classic novel of the same name, but I haven't read it; however, the film... Read More

- Cineaste

Good adaptation of book

I have read all the books and found that this film does capture the essence of the first book fairly faithfully. It does diverge in some respects (i.e., the manipulative gods? of Mars) but I suppose... Read More

- MovieBuf

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