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Old 03-21-01, 09:11 PM
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It is 13.99 at Amazon. Is it worth it?
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Is it worth it? In my opinion, no. The DVD offers excellent picture and sound, but it skimps on extras (just a few deleted scenes). Most importantly, however, the movie itself just isn't very good. It's not a total dud, but I didn't think it was too entertaining or compelling.

BTW, the price may sound cheap, but keep in mind that Red Planet LISTS for only $20, so you'll be able to find it for about that same price locally.

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http://www.dvdmg.com/redplanet.html
Old 03-22-01, 09:06 AM
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I dont think its worth it. The movie wasnt very good. I was quite disappointed. THe DVD seems decent enough. Possible Rental but definately not worth owning.
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I can't speak for the DVD, but the film itself was the most dull, stupid piece of garbage I've seen theatrically in quite some time. It's not even worth going into more detail.

Oh, yeah, I will say this--if you are a SFX junkie there are a few nice ones. However, that would never justify a purchase from me, personally.
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How does it compare to Mission to Mars?
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movie was the worse piece of garbage i ever saw, there were just so many things in the movie that made no sense. avoid this movie at any cost! the ppl who saw the movie know what i'm talking about.
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How does it compare to Mission to Mars?
Well, I was bored silly watching RED PLANET in the theatre, but enjoyed MISSION TO MARS even though it's not a great film. At least it kept me awake..

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Thanks alot!
Old 03-25-01, 11:28 AM
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I liked Red Planet a little bit, while I didn't like much of anything about Mission to Mars. It's cheap enough that I think it's worth a buy if you like slow moving stereotypical science fiction movies.
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Its a great looking and sounding disc. I rented it after seeing the not so favorable reviews instead of buying it. The film wasn't that terrible..it wasn't that good either.

The highlight of the film was hearing the flying AMEE probe. Excellant surround effect.
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I was pleasantly surprised by the film....I read lots of negative reviews but I rented it anyway. The movie was not great but I enjoyed it. The movie is not for everyone, you really need to like science fiction and space stuff to enjoy the film. The special effects and computer graphic images were very good in this film. AMEE is really cool looking. In my opinion, I think the film is definitely worth a rental , then you can decide if it is worth a purchase. In comparison to Mission to Mars --- Red Planet is much, much more entertaining.


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Is it true that there is no trailer on the DVD of this movie?I have not seen the movie and I love trailers on DVD's!!
Old 03-30-01, 04:33 PM
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It's a good time. I liked seeing Terrance Stamp, but wished he'd had a meatier role. Loved the fleixible video maps -- and the robotic killer was amusing. Unplug, enjoy.

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