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MARS ATTACKS! (1996)

MARS ATTACKS! <span>(1996)</span> artwork

MARS ATTACKS! (1996)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 101

Ratings Info Contains moderate fantasy horror

Director(s) Tim Burton

Cast includes Jack Nicholson, Glenn Close, Annette Bening, Pierce Brosnan, Danny De Vito, Martin Short, Sarah Jessica Parker, Michael J. Fox, Rod Steiger, Tom Jones, Lukas Haas, Natalie Portman, Jim Brown, Lisa Marie, Sylvia Sidney, Paul Winfield, Pam Grier, Jack Black, Janice Rivera, Ray J.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

  • Video release suitable for 12 years and over icon12

Ratings info

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

MARS ATTACKS! is a sci-fi action comedy in which earth is invaded by an alien army.

Threat

Scenes include explosions and humans being shot by alien weaponry.

Violence

When struck by the alien weaponry humans appear to be consumed by fire leaving only coloured skeletons. Brief stronger moments include a woman holding a man's severed hand, a man being stabbed through the chest by a metallic snake, and aliens being shot resulting in large green blood splatters. Scenes also include fistfights and gunfights.

Sex

A brief sex scene depicts a man lying on top of a woman making gentle thrusting motions, although their bodies are covered by a sheet.

Mild bad language includes use of 'crap', 'shit' and 'assholes'.

Details

Title
MARS ATTACKS!
Also known as
MARS ATTACKS
Year
1996
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Warner Home Video Ltd,Warner Brothers,Front Row TV Ltd
Classified date(s)
22/09/1998
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF066544

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