John Carter Movie

Lost In Our World, Found In Another.

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Who's Involved:

Mark Strong, Bryan Cranston, Willem Dafoe, Taylor Kitsch, Thomas Haden Church, Dominic West, Samantha Morton, James Purefoy, Jim Jacks, Mark Protosevich, Ciaran Hinds, Sean Daniel, Lynn Collins, Andrew Stanton, Ehren Kruger, Daryl Sabara, Elizabeth Avellan, Polly Walker, Harry Knowles

Release Date:

Friday, March 9 , 2012

Rating: PG-13

Runtime: 2 hrs, 12 m

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Civil War vet John Carter is transplanted to Mars, where he discovers a lush, wildly diverse planet...

John Carter Plot: What's the story?

A war-weary, former military captain John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) is inexplicably transported to Mars where he becomes reluctantly embroiled in a conflict of epic proportions amongst the inhabitants of the planet, including Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins). In a world on the brink of collapse, Carter rediscovers his humanity when he realizes that the survival of Barsoom and its people rests in his hands.

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Film Details & Notes: What do we know about John Carter?

  1. Based on Edgar Rice Burroughs' "John Carter of Mars" series. Disney is hoping for a franchise.

Crew and Production Credits: Who's making John Carter?

A look at the John Carter behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Andrew Stanton last directed Finding Dory and Wall-E. The film's writer Ehren Kruger last wrote Dumbo and Transformers: Dark of the Moon.


Elizabeth Avellan
Sean Daniel
Jim Jacks
Harry Knowles

Production Timeline: When did the John Carter come together?

On or about January 4, 2012 • The film was in Completed status.

On or about July 14, 2011 • The film was in Post-Production status.

On or about January 14, 2010 • The film was in Production status.

Set to shoot the third week of January 2010

On or about January 13, 2009 • The film was in Pre-Production status.

John Carter Release Date: When was it released?

John Carter was released in 2012 on Friday, March 9, 2012 in 3,749 theaters. There were 10 other movies released on the same date, including A Thousand Words, Silent House and Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.
United States
March 9, 2012 Nationwide
March 9, 2012

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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