John Carter


2012 - 132 minutes - Color - Dolby Digital - 2.35 : 1
US release date: March 09, 2012
Walt Disney Pictures
Budget: $250,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $30,180,188 (USA) (3,749 Screens)

Plot

John Carter, a Civil War veteran who in 1868 was trying to live a normal life, is "asked" by the Army to join. But he refuses so he is locked up. He escapes and is pursued. Eventually they run into some Indians and there's a gunfight. Carter seeks refuge in a cave. While there he encounters someone who is holding some kind of medallion. When Carter touches it, he finds himself in a place where he can leap incredible heights, among other things. He later encounters beings he has never seen before. Later he meets a woman who helps him to discover that he is on Mars. And he learns there's some kind of unrest going on.

Cast

John Carter - Taylor Kitsch
Dejah Thoris - Lynn Collins
Sola - Samantha Morton
Tars Tarkas - Willem Dafoe
Tal Hajus - Thomas Haden Church
Matai Shang - Mark Strong
Tardos Mors - CiarĂ¡n Hinds
Sab Than - Dominic West
Kantos Kan - James Purefoy
Powell - Bryan Cranston
Sarkoja - Polly Walker
Edgar Rice Burroughs - Daryl Sabara

 





Director

Director - Andrew Stanton

Writing credits

Screenplay - Andrew Stanton
Screenplay - Mark Andrews
Screenplay - Michael Chabon
Story - Edgar Rice Burroughs ("A Princess of Mars")

Producer

Producer - Lindsey Collins
Producer - Jim Morris
Associate producer - Bob Roath
Producer - Colin Wilson