Robinson Crusoe on Mars

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DVD Features:

  • Rated: Not Rated
  • Run Time: 1 hours, 50 minutes
  • Video: Color
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
  • Released: September 30, 2007
  • Originally Released: 1964
  • Label: Criterion
  • Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen - 2.35
  • Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
  • Audio:
    • Dolby Digital Mono - English
  • Additional Release Material:
    • Featurette: "Destination: Mars"
    • Music Video: "Robinson Crusoe on Mars" - Victor Lundin
    • Audio Commentary: Ib Melchior - Screenwriter; Paul Mantee, Victor Lundin - Stars; Al Nozaki; Rober Skotak
    • Trailers: Theatrical Trailer
  • Text/Photo Galleries:
    • Stills/Photos
    • Screenplay - Snippets

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 16


User Ratings: 1,705
The crucial link between The Ten Commandments and 2001: A Space Odyssey Full Review
Mar 21, 2010
Cult sci-fi fanciers are aware that this oddball is better than it sounds...
USA Today
Jun 24, 1994
Rating: 3.5/5 -- The real Mars may be nothing like it appears in this movie, but it sure does make you want to visit anyway.
Oct 2, 2007
In creating a work of spiritual, rather than physical, focus, Robinson Crusoe on Mars becomes more than just another post-50's sci-fi flick. Full Review
House Next Door
Nov 9, 2007
Rating: 8/10 -- Dated on many levels, but the film represents a fascinating slice of scientific history. Full Review
Jan 16, 2011
Rating: 7/10 -- About as good as any sci-fi adventure film of that generation. Full Review
Antagony & Ecstasy
Mar 12, 2012
Rating: 3/5 -- Altogether too sober, but well made.
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
Aug 14, 2003

Product Description:

An entertaining interpretation of the classic Defoe story about an astronaut and his monkey.

Plot Synopsis:

In this innovative retelling of Daniel Defoe's classic, the intrepid adventurer is a marooned astronaut who crash lands on Mars with his pet monkey in tow. He meets a runaway slave from an exotic planet, and the three use all their ingenuity and resources available to stay alive.


Production Notes:

  • Shot in Technicolor and Techniscope, in Death Valley, California.
  • Technical adviser was Edward V. Ashburn.
  • Film was originally released June 17, 1964 in Rhode Island; wide release in New York City August 27, 1964.
  • Barney the Wooly Monkey played Mona.
  • The Voyager Laserdisc #CC1336L includes original promotional artwork, the theatrical trailer, and audio commentary on the alternate track.

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  • Sales Rank: 40,104
  • UPC: 715515025621
  • Shipping Weight: 0.24/lbs (approx)
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