My Favorite Martian
My Favorite Martian (1999)

Tim O'Hara is a struggling television producer in Santa Barbara. Driving home one night, Tim happens upon the crash landing of a Martian spaceship. He sees the alien inside as his ticket to the big time, but the Martian thwarts Tim at… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: July 17, 2001
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Critic Score: 12% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Loud, effects-ridden comedy with no real humor.

Derek Adams
Time Out
Nell Minow
Common Sense Media

A terrible movie -- beware.

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Kim Newman
Sight and Sound

Only the total collapse of Hollywood can save us from a reprise of My Mother the Car.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

Walston displays a crisp wit and blithe sense of whimsy otherwise lacking in this loser.

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Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

There isn't enough nostalgia for the old series to recommend for any beyond the most juvenile mind-set.

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David Luty
Film Journal International

Doesn't even have the little spark of life that actors with a certain measure of lunacy and chemistry can deliver.

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Lawrence Van Gelder
New York Times

Travel from Mars to Earth is an amazing feat, but not much more remarkable than reviving a sitcom that had been dead for a third of a century.

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Frank Ochieng

An utterly pointless and unimaginative remake based on the classic '60s sitcom...a meteoric misfire

Widgett Walls

A clever and well-written screenplay is what saved this thing from being just like any other failure in the remake experiment.

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Flixster Audience Score: 30% Flixster User Reviews
Kevin M. Williams
Here is an effort wherein you feel sympathy for the actors wading through the dreck but especially for Ray Walston, blessed (you would hope) to be in the movie… More
James Alvarez
Thats right I saw it and you know what it sucked! Big suprise.
Rachel F
Pretty funny.
Yinalí Ríos
Classic disney movie.
Red Lats
Good if you just want to watch a movie and laugh - no thinking required
Sunil Jawahir
Entertaining but kinda dumb.