Christmas on Mars
Christmas on Mars (2008)

The film takes place during Christmastime on Mars, as the colonization of the Red Planet is underway. But, when an oxygen generator and a gravity control pod malfunction, Major Syrtis and his team fear for the worst. Syrtis hallucinates… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: September 12, 2008
DVD Release Date: November 11, 2008
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Joan Anderman
Boston Globe

Warmth and humor, Flaming Lips calling cards, are nowhere to be found.

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Aaron Hillis
Village Voice

It's mainly pregnant with pauses that too frequently suck all the fun/oxygen out of each scene, like some art-film parody.

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Ronnie Scheib

This mostly black-and-white, dreamlike yuletide fable does possess its own dorky DIY charm.

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Andy Webster
New York Times

Many rock bands have a moment when they flirt with cinema, but the best efforts are...endearingly ragged projects, destined for cult status. For the Oklahoma group the Flaming Lips, that movie is Christmas on Mars.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Devon Bott
This could've used some editing. And some acting. There are some great (budget) visuals, and disturbing, creepy atmosphere, but nothing else worth… More
Patrick Dolan
It really has that cheesy 50s-60s sci-fi film feel, with all the purposefully cheap sets, and (possibly purposeful) bad acting. You also have that snail's… More
Tim Sigur
I love the Flaming Lips and I am a huge fan of Wayne Coyne in general. That's what got me to watch this movie and actually made me finish watching this… More
Kyle Meisch
haha, oh the Flaming Lips, we love you.