My Favorite Martian (1999)

My Favorite Martian



Critic Consensus: Loud, effects-ridden comedy with no real humor.

Movie Info

Tim O'Hara is a struggling television producer in Santa Barbara. Driving home one night, Tim happens upon the crash landing of a Martian spaceship. He sees the alien inside as his ticket to the big time, but the Martian thwarts Tim at every turn. Inspired by the 1960s TV sitcom.

Rating: PG
Genre: Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Directed By:
Written By: Sherri Stoner, Deanna Oliver, Sheri Stoner
In Theaters:
On DVD: Jul 17, 2001
Walt Disney Productions


as Uncle Martin

as Tim O'Hara

as Brace Channing

as Dr. Edward Coleye

as Mrs. Lorelei Brown

as Mr. Channing

as Armitan

as Head of SETI

as Prescott

as Guard at Gate

as Zoot (Martin's talki...

as Lenny

as Salesgirl

as Earl Metz

as Captain Dalton

as Cmdr. Murdoch

as Radar Controller

as Van Gundy

as Dressing Room Woman

as Hardware Store Emplo...

as Cool Dude

as KTSC Floor Manager

as Howard Greenly

as News Director

as Muscle Man

as Guard at Clearing

as Newspaper Man

as Scientist

as Scientist

as Scientist

as Tanning Contest Emce...
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Critic Reviews for My Favorite Martian

All Critics (52) | Top Critics (13)


Full Review… | June 24, 2006
Time Out
Top Critic

Walston displays a crisp wit and blithe sense of whimsy otherwise lacking in this loser.

Full Review… | February 14, 2001
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic

What we have here is a highly agreeable cast goofing around within the familiar parameters of the alien-lost-on-Earth story, to absolutely no purpose except killing time.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Top Critic

This is entertainment of the lightest, most inconsequential sort.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
Top Critic

Everything else in the film, which was directed by Donald Petrie, is either cute or irritating.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Travel from Mars to Earth is an amazing feat, but not much more remarkable than reviving a sitcom that had been dead for a third of a century.

Full Review… | January 1, 2000
New York Times
Top Critic

Audience Reviews for My Favorite Martian

Pretty funny.

Rachel F

Super Reviewer

Good if you just want to watch a movie and laugh - no thinking required

Red Lats

Super Reviewer

Thats right I saw it and you know what it sucked! Big suprise.

James Alvarez

Super Reviewer

My Favorite Martian Quotes

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