Ghosts of Mars (2001) Horror Movie Review
Horror movies Review
From John Carpenter, the master of horror behind 1998’s hit John Carpenter’s Vampires and classics like The Thing and Halloween, comes a sci-fi thriller full of explosive action and bone-chilling suspense. Natasha Henstridge (Species) is Melanie Ballard, a headstrong police lieutenant on Mars in the year 2025. Humans have been colonizing and mining on the red planet for some time, but when Ballard and her squad are sent to a remote region to apprehend the dangerous criminal James "Desolation" Williams, played by Ice Cube (Three Kings), they discover that he’s the least of their worries. The mining operations have unleashed a deadly army of Martian spirits who take over the bodies of humans and won’t stop until they destroy all invaders of their planet. With a stellar cast including Pam Grier (Jackie Brown), Jason Statham (Snatch) and Clea Duvall (The Faculty), as well as explosive special effects, John Carpenter’s Ghosts of Mars is an intergalactic terror fest like you’ve never seen.
Synopsis:Years in the future, a Martian police unit is sent to pick up a highly dangerous criminal at a remote mining post. Upon arrival, the cops find that the post has become a charnel house.
About Ghosts of Mars (2001)
Starring: Peter Jason, Clea DuVall, Richard Cetrone, Natasha Henstridge, Pam Grier, Joanna Cassidy, Duane Davis, Eileen Weisinger, Danielle Burgio, Rex Linn, Lobo Sebastian, Robert Carradine, Ice Cube, Marjean Holden, Charlotte Cornwell, Rodney A. Grant, Dave Duran, James W. Gruessing Jr., Wanda De Jesus, Albert Fry Jr., Doug McGrath, Rick Edelstein, Michael Krawic, Jason Statham, Matt Nolan, Richard Barela, Rosemary Forsyth, Liam Waite, Damon Caro, Marty Cuny
Runtime: 98 minutes
Director: John Carpenter
MPAA Rating: R
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