Martian Child Synopsis
Devastated by the death of his fiancée, a writer adopts a boy who desperately wants a father and is troubled by the belief that he is an alien.
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Movie Reviews

Great Flick

By beesinger23
It was slow at first but it needed to set up the background. I saw the special screening and I LOVED it. I will definately go and see it again when it comes out. Very intresting story line and I love...

Finally, more films are showing the truth about Dads

By GodfatherInOhio
Exceptional film! This was touching, thoughtfully made, and very well acted. John Cusack's sister Joan stood out in this story of an emotionally disturbed child who is welcomed into the world of a...

Very moving...

This was a great movie-- slow moving, but (I think) deliberately so. John Cusack is an amazing actor and he definitely showed his range in this film. It is a heartwarming story that I think...



Fruit Loops

By Daydream
The Martian Child is a touching story of a widower trying to be a father for the first time in his life by adopting a six year old “martian child”. John Cusack acts flawlessly as a struggling new...

A touching story that isn't too over-the-top.

By JeneeORama
I don't cry at movies. I cried at this one. It was great, beginning to end, because it was real, funny, poignant, and not predictable. It didn't drag, it wasn't cliche, and it was everything I'd...

Best Movie of the Year!!

By jcashmer
This is one of the best movies I have ever seen. It makes you laugh and cry. Top 10 of all time...

An amazing story, must see!

By fabmzbrie
My husband and I decided on this movie for our "Date Night". It is a beautiful story and has alot to say. I am a huge John Cusack fan as well as one of his sister, Joan (Man I would love to have a...

martian child

By Josh030388
i thought that this was agreat move and is for all ages!! and everyone should see it! i loved the movie and so did my lillie sis. its a great feel good kind of movie....


By pytljc
I highly recommend this movie. It is sweet and heart warming. Joh Cusak's acting is only getting better. It was always good....

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Rated PG | For thematic elements and mild language
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says Sweet kid-friendly drama has some mature themes.
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