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The Martian Chronicles

1980 3h 20m Sci-Fi List
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When Earth sends a manned spacecraft to Mars, it sets off a dramatic chain of events, with the resident Martians not at all pleased to meet the arriving astronauts. Death and deception follow, and when a group of American space explorers, led by Col. John Wilder (Rock Hudson), finally get a chance to take in the Martian environment, they are shocked by what they discover. Later, people from Earth begin to colonize Mars, but progress on the planet is halted by the global conflict back home. Read More Read Less
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Synopsis When Earth sends a manned spacecraft to Mars, it sets off a dramatic chain of events, with the resident Martians not at all pleased to meet the arriving astronauts. Death and deception follow, and when a group of American space explorers, led by Col. John Wilder (Rock Hudson), finally get a chance to take in the Martian environment, they are shocked by what they discover. Later, people from Earth begin to colonize Mars, but progress on the planet is halted by the global conflict back home.
Director
Michael Anderson
Genre
Sci-Fi
Original Language
English
Runtime
3h 20m