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.

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Ghosts of Mars (2001)

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Action/Horror/Science-Fiction · 1h 38m · 8/24/2001

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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.

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Status

Released

Languages

English, French

Country

United States

Production Companies

Screen Gems, Animationwerks, Storm King Productions

Budget

$28,000,000

Revenue

$14,010,832
Cast
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Natasha Henstridge

Lieutenant Melanie Ballard
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Ice Cube

Desolation Williams
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Jason Statham

Sgt Jericho Butler
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Clea DuVall

Bashira Kincaid
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Pam Grier

Commander Helena Braddock
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Rick Edelstein

Zimmerman
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Richard Cetrone

Big Daddy Mars
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Rosemary Forsyth

Inquisitor
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Liam Waite

Michael Descanso
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Doug McGrath

Benchley
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Duane Davis

Uno
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Rodney A. Grant

Tres
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Peter Jason

McSimms
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Wanda De Jesus

Akooshay
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Joanna Cassidy

Whitlock
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Anthony M. Trujillo

Miner (uncredited)
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Lobo Sebastian

Dos
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Robert Carradine

Rodale
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Dave Duran

Warrior (uncredited)
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Eileen Weisinger

Woman Warrior
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Rex Linn

Yared
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Matt Nolan

Miner
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Marjean Holden

Young Woman
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Charlotte Cornwell

Narrator (voice)
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Richard Barela

Miner (uncredited)
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Danielle Burgio

Local Lady Cop (uncredited)
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Damon Caro

Shape-Male Intern (uncredited)
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J. Nathan Simmons

Miner (uncredited)
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Michael Krawic

Man in the Rover
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James W. Gruessing Jr.

Miner (uncredited)
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Harry Jay Knowles

Head on a Stake (uncredited)
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Eric Martinez

Miner (uncredited)
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Louie Martinez

Miner (uncredited)
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Lena Milan

Hand-Double (uncredited)
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Christopher Allen Nelson

Demon Miner (uncredited)
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Chad Randall

Big Warrior (uncredited)
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Chance Romero

Miner / Warrior (uncredited)
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Marty Cuny

Miner / Warrior (uncredited)
Crew
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John Carpenter

Director
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Sandy King

Producer
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Larry Sulkis

Writer
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John Carpenter

Writer
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John Carpenter

Music
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