Crushed by the death of his fiancée, a writer adopts a 6-year-old boy in a desperate effort to create a family. The boy, who wants a father badly, is troubled by the idea that he may be an alien from Mars. Starring Golden Globe-nominee John Cusack ("America's Sweethearts," "High Fidelity"), Amanda Peet ("Something's Gotta Give," "The Whole Nine Yards"), Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominee Joan Cusack ("In & Out," "Working Girl"), Academy Award and Golden Globe-nominee Sophie Okonedo ("Hotel Rwanda," TV's "Tsunami: The Aftermath") and Golden Globe and Emmy Award-nominee Oliver Platt ("A Time to Kill," TV's "Huff").

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
45 Ratings

45 Ratings

35% TOMATOMETER

Critics Consensus: Despite some charms, overt emotional manipulation and an inconsistent tone prevents Martian Child from being the heartfelt dramedy it aspires to be.

10+ COMMON SENSE

Sweet kid-friendly drama has some mature themes.

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Studio
New Line
Genre
Drama
Released
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Languages

Primary
English (Dolby 5.1, Stereo, CC)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions (CC) refer to subtitles in the available language with the addition of relevant non-dialogue information.

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