John Carter

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"Lost in our world, found in another."
  • PG-13
  • 2012
  • 6.6  (261,507)
  • 51

In the fantasy adventure film John Carter, a former Confederate soldier is magically transported from the 19th-century American West to Mars. On the smaller planet, John Carter discovers that the weaker gravity gives him super powers. He uses his newfound abilities to get involved in a war between the planet's inhabitants. In the process, he becomes a Martian hero. The film is based on a series of books by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the creator of Tarzan the Ape Man. The movie is largely based on the novel A Princess of Mars. The title refers to the scantily clad Martian princess Dejah Thoris, who befriends and fights alongside John Carter. The story was originally published in 1912 in serialized installments. It was published as a novel in 1917. Disney originally considered adapting the story to film in the 1980s. When that project didn't happen, the idea was shelved until the first decade of the 21st century. Production began on a new version in 2009, and the movie was released in 2012.

John Carter
John Carter
John Carter

Trailer - 2 min 1 sec

John Carter (In-Game Spot)
John Carter (In-Game Spot)

Trailer - 40 sec

John Carter (10 Minute Scene)
John Carter (10 Minute Scene)

Clip - 10 min 3 sec

Canyon Escape
Canyon Escape

Clip - 42 sec

Legacy Pod
Legacy Pod

Clip - 1 min 31 sec

John Carter (60 Second Extended Spot)
John Carter (60 Second Extended Spot)

Trailer - 1 min 8 sec

Description
In the fantasy adventure film John Carter, a former Confederate soldier is magically transported from the 19th-century American West to Mars. On the smaller planet, John Carter discovers that the weaker gravity gives him super powers. He uses his newfound abilities to get involved in a war between the planet's inhabitants. In the process, he becomes a Martian hero.

The film is based on a series of books by Edgar Rice Burroughs, the creator of Tarzan the Ape Man. The movie is largely based on the novel A Princess of Mars. The title refers to the scantily clad Martian princess Dejah Thoris, who befriends and fights alongside John Carter. The story was originally published in 1912 in serialized installments. It was published as a novel in 1917.

Disney originally considered adapting the story to film in the 1980s. When that project didn't happen, the idea was shelved until the first decade of the 21st century. Production began on a new version in 2009, and the movie was released in 2012.

John Carter is a 2012 action movie. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 6.6 and a MetaScore of 51.

Where to Watch John Carter

John Carter is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Disney+, Apple TV, Amazon, Google Play, Microsoft Movies & TV, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent John Carter for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2012
  • MPAA Rating
    PG-13
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    6.6  (261,507)
  • Metascore
    51