The Martian

Synopsis: During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring "the Martian" home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney's safe return.
Director(s): Ridley Scott
Production: 20th Century Fox
  Nominated for 7 Oscars. Another 37 wins & 185 nominations.
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144 min

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What is she thinking? She knows

the infrared can't get through a sandstorm.

She's grasping for anything.

We've got negative contact

on the proximity radar.


No. I can barely see the Hab.

Commander, I know

you don't wanna hear this, but...

Mark is dead.


Hey, what the hell

is wrong with you, man?

My friend just died.

I don't want my commander to die, too.

Stability warning.

We're tipping!

Commander, you need to get back

to the ship, now!

13 degrees.

If we pass balance,

we'll never rock back.

I've got one more trick left,

and then I'm following orders, Commander.

You're firing the OMS?

That's right.


On my way.

Johanssen, let's go.


We're at 11.5 and holding.

Ready to go on your command.

Ready to launch.


I need you to verbally tell me

whether or not to.


At around 4:
30 a.m.

Central Standard Time...

our satellites detected a storm approaching

the Ares 3 mission site on Mars.

At 6:

the storm had escalated to severe...

and we had no choice

but to abort the mission.

Thanks to the quick action

of Commander Lewis...

astronauts Beck, Johanssen,

Martinez and Vogel...

were all able to reach

the Mars Ascent Vehicle...

and perform an emergency launch

at 7:
28 Central Time.

Unfortunately, during the evacuation...

astronaut Mark Watney

was struck by debris and killed.

Commander Lewis

and the rest of her team...

were able to intercept safely with

the Hermes and are now heading home.

But Mark Watney is dead.

Director Sanders!

Oxygen level critical.

Oxygen level critical.

Oxygen level...

Pressure stable.




Hello, this is Mark Watney, astronaut.

I'm entering this log for the record...

in case I don't make it.

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Drew Goddard

Andrew Brion Hogan Goddard (born February 26, 1975) is an American film and television screenwriter, director, and producer. He began his career as a writer on numerous acclaimed television series, such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Alias, and Lost. Goddard received further recognition for writing the successful monster horror film Cloverfield (2008) and the action horror film World War Z (2013). Goddard made his directorial feature film debut with the horror-comedy film The Cabin in the Woods (2012). In 2015, Goddard wrote the screenplay for the acclaimed science fiction film The Martian, for which he won the National Board of Review Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Adapted Screenplay. He then directed the mystery thriller film Bad Times at the El Royale (2018). more…

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Submitted on August 05, 2018


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