This movie definitelly doesn´t deserve the bad reviews from the critics. As for the Star Wars or Avatar influence, it´s in fact the other way because John Carter is based on books about 100 years old! These books were before Star Wars and it´s very likely that Lucas took some inspiration from them. Cameron even said in some interview he wanted to create a story somewhat similar to adventures of John Carter.
Why this movie didn´t succeed is beyond my understanding because it´s much better than Star Wars prequels.
Funny sci-fi fairytale with cool aliens and alien creatures. Somewhat reminds me of Star Wars world.
This was one incredible movie, and the lead actor was perfect!
not nearly as bad as the critics suggest - good special effects, but a rather weak plot. Also, the lead actor was horrible...a moe likeable actor could have saved this movie.
this movie was very good amazing well done good job i say for the people who didnt like the movie you cant even tell a good movie when you see one the movie was not boring it reminds me of avatar
visually striking but the story is cliche ridden and way past stupid
given the bad reviews i initially read, i waited til this came to dvd. i wish i had not waited, as i was very pleasantly surprised by this movie. great fun and i want to see it again, maybe see it in a theatre somewhere next time.
perhaps they should have used a different title, as many people may not have made the connection to edgar rice burroughs, tarzan, early american science fiction etc.
disney has done this plot to death for seventy years!
lame and predictable.
it's okay if you're under twelve years old, but if you're a true science fiction fan you will not get your fix from this one!
Running Time: 137 min.
March 9, 2012
June 5, 2012
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