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Robinson Crusoe on Mars - Criterion Collection

2 Ratings: 3.5
Classics movie directed by Byron Haskin

Although it is a thoughtful and surprisingly nonexploitative movie, the titleRobinson Crusoe on Marsmight conjure up unholy echoes of cross-pollinated genre movies such asJesse James Meets Frankenstein's DaughterorSanta Claus Conquers the Martians. … see full wiki

Director: Byron Haskin
Genre: Classics
2 reviews about Robinson Crusoe on Mars - Criterion Collection
review by . April 01
This is no joke: as a huge fan of science fiction films, I’d heard plenty about ROBINSON CRUSOE ON MARS throughout the years.  The simple truth of the matter is that I’d just never gotten around to watching it.  It hadn’t popped up on my TV guide in years; and although it showed as a title available at my corner video store the flick never seemed to be in.  Perhaps others were doing as I had intended – finally scored a copy and were taking it all in – …
review by . May 02, 2008
posted in Movie Hype
What I like so much about Robinson Crusoe on Mars is its no nonsense approach. Even though it takes place on Mars it is very much about human problems, about the need for self-sufficiency and the equally compelling need for companionship. The astronaut spends most of the first half of the film just trying to work out the problem of how to live on Mars -- and it holds my attention throughout. Once he has solved that problem, his real problem is how to live alone. He needs a companion, someone to …
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