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  1. Henri de Corinth's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    Third attempt watching this (couldn't finish it on the first two), because...John Carpenter completist I guess. I didn't hate it but I was routinely struck by how generic and unremarkable it was. It could've been directed by anyone.

  2. Tyler Wright's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    Sure it's stupid, but it has Ice Cube and Jason Statham decapitating alien ghosts with micro-uzi's and saw blades while Anthrax blares in the background...on Mars!

  3. Billy Casper's World's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    What happened to the cool John Carpenter of the 1980s and 1970s, that brought us many sci-fi and horror classics? His films from the 1990s onwards are unoriginal; unimaginative, unwatchable and hilariously terrible. Ghosts of Mars might be his worst film of his career, although Vampires and others might run it close, I would jokingly say they could face off but that might end up becoming another terrible film.

  4. Gonzelush Thompson's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    Probably the worst John Carpenter movie.

  5. Samuel Righi's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

  6. Aditya Watts's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

  7. matelot's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

  8. Duncan Gray's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    Considering its rep as an utter disaster, I was pleasantly surprised. It needs better FX, Ice Cube's performance tanks, and there's at least one planet-sized plothole. But it's also the work of a seasoned (if underfunded) pro going through his bag of favorite tricks: Hawksian women, relentless evil. The editing flows, the comic book atmosphere mostly works, and even the mistakes feel like an individual mind at work.

  9. ionosonde's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    it's like assault on precinct 13 sponsored by the now-defunct mars 2112 restaurant and given a very period-specific soundtrack. no one part sticks out as any worse than the other but it is memorable as a whole in the "what were they thinking when they made this" kinda way. it's not the most horrible thing, but it's definitely not something i'd recommend.

  10. mlstrx's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

  11. SiIencio's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    Tacky kind-of-horror B-movie with metal and gory flashes and dumb finish. The acting was bad, however the script did not help to attract better candidates. Carpenter deliberately cast his crew with a particular dumb final effect in mind, Ice Cube was then a no-brainer . Some of the fighting scenes remind of hordes of circus pigmy goats on crack in Lordi gear kicking shins. A genre of its own.

  12. CinemaDead's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    Carpenter basically cannibalises himself taking ideas from Assault on Precinct 13, Escape from New York, The Fog & The Thing to create quite a mess that is only enjoyable in some parts.

  13. anarresti's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    This has the nost black metal / war metal esque vilains I have seen in film. The score does try to be on the heavy metal side, during the batles. Too bad it is a corny kind of metal. They could go on full corny, with power metal, for instance with Manowar. Or proper black metal corny, with Immortal. Or go with plain ol' Gorgoroth. Or good new Krallice. My favorite would be Cara Neir tough for the flaming train scene.

  14. Wee Hunk's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    Ice Cube has one note, and he plays it badly. He brings down everyone's acting ability just with his presence. It's an excellent idea for a movie, but the wrong actors.

  15. Gonçalo Rosas's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    3 - Carpenter's attempt to fuse the horror, sci-fi and western genres resulted in something neither thrilling, nor intriguing, nor particularly scary. He definitely put in the effort (they built the set in a gypsum mine, and used thousands of gallons of red dye to color it), and it's infused with plenty of thought-provoking commentary, but the logic is inconsistent, the editing is awful, and the script is horrendous.

  16. Nelson Núñez's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    No es tan nefasta como The Ward, pero igual se encuentra muy por debajo del nivel de Carpenter. El guión, con sus múltiples puntos de vista, mantiene el interés, a pesar de la risible tribu de salvajes y la pésima actuación de Ice Cube.

  17. Gabriele Taddei's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    Un Western girato su marte, molto parodistico, i molti flashback intrecciati sono una parodia allo stile del cinema di quel periodo, da solo non è un granche però

  18. dan_mt's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    nice environment, trashy film.

  19. ExperimentoFilm's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    Unfortunately, this film serves to demonstrate how cool the supposedly bad acting in the original ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13 really is. You don't need to be a great actor to be Hawksian but you do need to be cool. Big Daddy Mars was creepy though, I confess.

  20. Kizeky's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    What happend to you Carpenter?

  21. VincentVendetta's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    Assault on Precinct 13... IN SPAAAAAAAAAACE!

  22. Augustine's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    This movie really needed to be sealed with some Henstridge on Ice Cube smoochin. Too much sexual tension to bare, really!

  23. pmarasa's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

    If this isn't a good movie, then why do I want to see it again?

  24. David Grillo's rating of the film Ghosts of Mars

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