The Martian

Left behind.

Overall A-

Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) finds himself accidentally left behind on Mars when the rest of his crew heads home. And it will be a test of his best survival skills to see if he can last until someone from Earth returns to retrieve him.

Release date October 2, 2015

Violence B-
Sexual Content B-
Profanity D
Substance Use A

Why is The Martian rated PG-13? The MPAA rated The Martian PG-13 for some strong language, injury images, and brief nudity.

Run Time: 130 minutes

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Why is The Martian rated PG-13? The Martian is rated PG-13 by the MPAA for some strong language, injury images, and brief nudity.

A violent storm threatens the safety of a group of astronauts – one man is hit by debris and blown away by the wind. A character, stranded in a hostile environment, is in constant peril from the elements, a lack of oxygen and a decreasing food supply. A bloody injury is portrayed. A character preforms surgery on himself using medical instruments to extract a piece of metal from his belly – this detailed depiction includes images of blood and pain. Characters endure many perilous situations and incur various injuries, including burns from an explosion. The possibility of radiation poisoning is mentioned. In order to save one life, many risks are taken by others.

Sexual Content:
A naked man is shown from the back, and his bare buttocks are seen. A couple of slang terms for male anatomy are used.

The script includes frequent scatological slang, mild and moderate profanities, along with terms of deity. A strong sexual expletive is uttered twice, mouthed silently a couple more times, and alluded to on several other occasions.

Alcohol / Drug Use:
A character drinks alcohol during a stressful time.

A wooden crucifix is whittled into firewood.

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The Martian
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia PG Coarse Language, Scene of Surgery.
Alberta PG Coarse Language.
Manitoba PG Not Recommeded for Young Children, Language May Offend.
Ontario PG Language May Offend, Some Scary Scenes.
Quebec G
Martimes PG
Canadian Home Video PG

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Cast and Crew

The Martian is directed by Ridley Scott and stars Jessica Chastain, Kate Mara, Matt Damon, Kristen Wiig.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of The Martian movie is January 12, 2016. Here are some details…

Home Video Notes: The Marian
Release Date: 12 January 2016
The Martian releases to home video (Blu-ray/Digital Copy or 3D-Bluray/Blu-ray/Digital Copy) with the following extras:
- Signal Acquired: Writing and Direction - Learn how the producers brought an acclaimed novel, a master director and a stellar cast together for THE MARTIAN.
- Occupy Mars: Casting and Costumes - Matt Damon and his ensemble of incredibly talented actors discuss their roles in THE MARTIAN.
- 5 Theatrical In-World Pieces
- Ares III: Refocused - Seven years after the events of Ares 3, take a deeper look at the true story behind Mark Watney’s daring rescue
- Gag Reel
- Production Gallery

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Matt Damon plays another astronaut who gets stranded on a far-flung planet in Interstellar. (Jessica Chastain appears in that movie as well). Survival skills are paramount to the success of a Mission to Mars. And total isolation is also depicted in Cast Away.

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