Mars Attacks!

Synopsis: It is a normal day for everyone, until the President of the United States announces Martians have been spotted circling Earth. The Martians land and a meeting is arranged, but not everything goes to plan, and the Martians seem to have other plans for Earth. Are they just misunderstood beings or do they really want to destroy all of humanity?
Genre: Comedy, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Tim Burton
Production: Warner Home Video
  3 wins & 19 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
106 min

Hey, howdy there, Mr. Lee.

What is this? Filipino New Year's?

No. Why you say that?

Because you're cooking up a feast.

I can smell it all the way

from the interstate.

What is that? Barbecue?

Oh, yeah. But it not coming from here.

What is that noise?


-- Daddy!

- Daddy!

What is your take on this, Jerry?

The people are gonna love it,

Mr. President.

Our only conflict is whether we ambush

the 6:
00 news or hold out for prime time.

Screw the press.

This is a need-to-know situation.

We should make it top secret...

...and move in right away

with DEFCON 4.

Mr. President, we cannot sit on this.

General Casey, do you have an opinion?

Well, sir, do we know they're hostile?

What do you mean,

"do we know they're hostile?"

They have our planet surrounded

with thousands of warships.

Do we know they're warships?

Professor, what do we know about them?

We know they're extremely advanced


...which suggests, very rightfully so,

that they're peaceful.

An advanced civilization is,

by definition, not barbaric.

Mr. President, this is a great day.

I and all my colleagues

are extremely excited.


Extraterrestrial life.

You're right, Jerry.

The people are gonna love it.

This is a momentous occasion.

-Mr. President, we have to act--

- We'll go all media on this.

I'll wear my blue Cerruti suit.

And, Jerry, I'll need a good speech.


...historical and yet warm and neighborly.

Abraham Lincoln meets Leave It to Beaver.

You know the sort of thing. Heh.

Yes, sir.

Are they too old-fashioned?

- Yes.

No, I don't think so.

This has got the colors, but no.

I don't think so.

-- Not vivid enough.

- Mm-hm. Mm-hm.

-Nancy had this in the library, didn't she?

-Yes, indeed.

I don't think so.

I thought perhaps the watered silk.

And this week it's on sale.

I hardly think I need worry about that.

My husband is the leader

of the free world.

What do you think, Taffy?

Why don't you leave the Roosevelt Room

the way the Roosevelts wanted it?

Because Eleanor Roosevelt

was too fond of chintz. That's why.

Mother, this isn't your house.

Taffy, if you're going to be a pest,

I'm going to ignore you.

-Mrs. Dale?


-I saw you fight Sonny Liston in '69.


-You mean, you were a nun back then?

-Oh, yes.

We've always been fight fans,

haven't we, sisters?

Byron Williams, telephone.

-Byron Williams....

-That's me. I gotta go.

You ladies have a nice time, all right?

Thank you.

-- Yeah?

- Byron?

Oh, Louise.

I'm sorry I have to call you at work.

The boys haven't been home in two nights

and I don't know what to do.

Listen, you're doing the best you can.

They're just at that age.

Louise, the casino manager's

giving me the evil eye. I've gotta go.

I'll call you later, okay?

Hey, are you still cool on me

coming to Washington?

Sure. Of course I am.

You take care, okay? Bye.


Do you have to drink in front of me?

You're an adult. Just cope.

It doesn't help me

that all we ever do is sit around in bars.

Hey. This is work, baby, okay?

I'm checking the decor,

the lighting, the traffic flow.

If I'd known you'd turn into a crook,

I never would have married you.

I'm not a crook.

I'm ambitious. There's a difference.

And if you think you can make

a nickel in this town...

...without knowing how to dally

around a few curves, well... don't know doodlysquat

about the gaming industry.

Oh, Art.

Galaxy's gonna be

the best hotel in Vegas.

The best. I promise.

Don't you realize what you're doing?

Destroying the Earth.

All this greed. This money system.

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Len Brown

Leonard "Len" Brown (born (1956-10-01)1 October 1956 in Taumarunui, Ruapehu District, Manawatu-Wanganui) is a former Mayor of Auckland, New Zealand and head of the Auckland Council. He won the 2010 Auckland mayoral election on 9 October 2010 and was sworn in as the Mayor of Auckland on 1 November 2010, being the first to hold that title for the amalgamated 'Auckland Super City', and was re-elected in 2013. Brown had previously been elected Mayor of Manukau City in October 2007, the second time he ran for that office. Brown is married to Shirley Anne "Shan" Inglis, and has three daughters: Samantha, Olivia and Victoria. more…

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