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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Christopher Lloyd
Jeff Daniels
Elizabeth Hurley
Daryl Hannah
Directors
Donald Petrie
Screenwriters
Sherri Stoner
Deanna Oliver
Running Time
93 minutes

My Favorite Martian
Family sci-fi comedy based on the US 60s television series about a guy and his extra-terrestrial house guest.


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Plot
Hapless and newly-unemployed TV newsman Tim O'Hara (the ever-genial Daniels) is the sole witness to a UFO crash and finds himself the reluctant minder of a stranded Martian.


Verdict
Name-ists will understand that nothing good can come from a screenplay written by people called Sherri and Deanna, but you'll be left scratching your head over his space-time anomaly: how come Martin is all at sea with human culture while Zoot knows who The Spice Girls are?


Reviewed by Angie Errigo

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