Academy Award and Golden Globe-winner Jack Nicholson ("Something's Gotta Give") -- in a dual role -- heads an all-star cast in Academy Award- nominee Tim Burton's ("Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "Tim Burton's Corpse Bride") black comedy about the planet-wide pandemonium that ensues when "little green men" from Mars come to gleefully terrorize Earth. Several people from across America, including the President of the United States, try to defend themselves against the alien invasion. Also starring Academy Award-nominee, Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Glenn Close ("The Stepford Wives," "Fatal Attraction"), Golden Globe-nominee Pierce Brosnan ("The Matador," the "James Bond" series), Academy Award- nominee and Golden Globe-winner Annette Bening ("Being Julia," "American Beauty"), Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Sarah Jessica Parker ("The Family Stone," TV's "Sex and the City"), Emmy-winner Martin Short (TV's "Primetime Glick," "Three Amigos!"), Emmy and Golden Globe-winner Michael J. Fox

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Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
217 Ratings
217 Ratings

52% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 5.9/10
  • Fresh 33
  • Rotten 30

Critics Consensus: Tim Burton's alien invasion spoof faithfully recreates the wooden characters and schlocky story of cheesy '50s sci-fi and Ed Wood movies -- perhaps a little too faithfully for audiences.

13+ COMMON SENSE

Alien-invasion satire for older tweens and up.

Information

Studio
Warner Bros.
Released
Copyright
© 1996 Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc. Based on The Copyrighted Property of the Topps Company Inc. All rights reserved.

Languages

Primary
English (United States) (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Bulgarian (Subtitles), Cantonese (Subtitles), Czech (Subtitles), Danish (Denmark) (Subtitles), Estonian (Subtitles), Finnish (Finland) (Subtitles), Greek (Subtitles), Hungarian (Subtitles), Indonesian (Subtitles), Latvian (Subtitles), Lithuanian (Subtitles), Malay (Subtitles), Norwegian (Norway) (Subtitles), Polish (Subtitles), Portuguese (Portugal) (Subtitles), Russian (Subtitles), Simplified Chinese (Subtitles), Slovenian (Subtitles), Spanish (Spain) (Stereo), Swedish (Sweden) (Subtitles), Thai (Subtitles), Traditional Chinese (Subtitles), Turkish (Subtitles), Ukrainian (Subtitles)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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