Martian Child Movie

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A science-fiction writer, wanting to be a dad, adopts a 6-year-old boy who he becomes convinced is an alien from Mars.

Who's Involved:

John Cusack, Mark Kaufman, Seth Bass, Oliver Platt, Sophie Okonedo, Matt Moore, Toby Emmerich, David Kirschner, Bobby Coleman, Menno Meyjes, Corey Sienega, Mike Drake, Jonathan Tolins, Ed Albert, David Gerrold

thematic elements and mild language
Runtime: N/A
Language: English

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Plot: What's the story about?

The romantic drama "Martian Child" stars John Cusack as a recently widowed science fiction writer who forms an unlikely family with a close friend (Amanda Peet) and a young boy he adopts that claims to be from Mars. The new couple ignores some sage parenting advice from the widower's sister (Joan Cusack) and gets more than they bargained for when a series of strange occurrences lead them to believe that the child's claim may be true. Based

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Who stars in Martian Child: Cast List

Cell, Lee Daniels' The Butler  

Death on the Nile, Raymond & Ray  

Merry Friggin' Christmas, Year One  

The Last Song, Snowmen  

Who's making Martian Child: Crew List

A look at the Martian Child behind-the-scenes crew and production team. The film's director Menno Meyjes last directed Last Battle Dreamer and Manolete. The film's writer Jonathan Tolins last wrote SantaKid and The McCrearys.


Ed Albert
David Kirschner
Corey Sienega

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Filming Timeline

  1. 1969 - December: The film was set to Completed  status.

Martian Child Release Date: When was the film released?

Martian Child was a release in 2007 on Friday, November 2, 2007. There were 2 other movies released on the same date, including American Gangster and Bee Movie.

Martian Child DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: When was the film released?

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Martian Child was released on DVD & Blu-ray on Tuesday, February 12, 2008 .

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