The Martian

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Summary of the Martian

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm. He is left behind by his crew. But Watney  survives and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With limited supplies available, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to survive and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.

Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return.  The movie is based on a best-selling novel and directed by  Ridley Scott.

The Martian is thrilling and suspenseful with comedy mixed in. It is a great movie and I recommend that you go see it.

DIRECTOR

Ridley Scott

SCREENPLAY BY

Drew Goddard

BASED ON THE NOVEL BY

Andy Weir

PRODUCERS

Simon Kinberg, Ridley Scott, Michael Schaefer, Aditya Sood, Mark Huffam

ACTORS

Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Kate Mara, Sean Bean, Sebastian Stan, Aksel Hennie, Donald Glover, Mackenzie Davis, and Chiwetel Ejiofor

Studio 

20th Century Fox

MPAA Rating

(PG-13), for some strong language, injury images, and brief nudity

GENRE

fantasy/science fiction

Reviews

93% Rotten Tomatoes    81% Metacritic       8.3/10 IMDb