Release Date: 9/12/2000 Original Release: 2000 Format: DVD Length: 113 minutes Rating:PG (MPAA) Rating Reason: Sci-fi violence and mild language. UPC: 717951008398 Studio: Buena Vista Home Entertainment
Science-Fiction/Fantasy, Aliens, Space Exploration, Theatrical Release, Outer Space
Mission to Mars Special Edition DVD Description
In 2020, a group of astronauts headed by Luke Graham (Don Cheadle) set out to be the first humans on Mars. After they've landed, they investigate a strange noise near an unusual rock formation, and an unpredicted storm conjures up a living tunnel of sand that wipes out everyone except Graham. His pals back on a space station near Earth spring to his rescue despite the concern of their stodgy Russian captain (Peter Outerbridge) that in the year it will take to reach him, Graham will likely die. Nonetheless, they have to try it. Manning the spacecraft is Jim McConnell (Gary Sinise), a shaky but brilliant space cadet mourning the death of his wife (Kim Delaney); newcomer Phil (Jerry O'Connell); and married astronauts Woody (Tim Robbins) and Terri (Connie Nielsen). After various catastrophic setbacks, they make it to Mars in time to discover some shocking secrets, including the very origin of life in the universe. Highlighted by staggering special effects, this ambitious Brian De Palma film straddles the void between Kubrick's 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY and Cameron's THE ABYSS, with imaginative results. The music is by Ennio Morricone.
Region 1 Keep Case Single Side - Dual Layer Special Edition Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.39 Letterbox - 2.35 Audio: Dolby Digital 5.1 - English Dolby Digital 5.1 - French Additional Release Material: Isolated Audio Track: Music Score Audio Commentary: Stephen Burum - Director of Photography, Ed Verreaux - Production Designer, Hoyt Yeatman, John Knoll - Visual Effects Supervisors Trailers: 1. Original Theatrical Trailer 2. Bonus Trailer - BICENTENNIAL MAN Featurette: 1. VISIONS OF MARS 2. SPACE SOUNDS 3. ENNIO MORRICONE AND THE MUSIC OF MARS Making Of: 1. Visual Effects Analysis Production 2. Comparison Between Animatics and Finished Scene Interactive Features: Scene Access Interactive Menus Text/Photo Galleries: Production Art Production Stills DVD-ROM Features: Other 1. Enhanced Playback Tracks with Information on Science and Culture Trivia Game: 1. MARS EXAMINATION
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