My Favorite Martian (1999) - Rotten Tomatoes

My Favorite Martian (1999)

My Favorite Martian (1999)

My Favorite Martian



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

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


Christopher Lloyd
as Uncle Martin
Jeff Daniels
as Tim O'Hara
Elizabeth Hurley
as Brace Channing
Wallace Shawn
as Dr. Edward Coleye
Christine Ebersole
as Mrs. Lorelei Brown
Michael Lerner
as Mr. Channing
Ray Walston
as Armitan
Steve Bond
as Head of SETI
Jean-Luc Martin
as Guard at Gate
Wayne Knight
as Zoot (Martin's talki...
Dawn Maxey
as Salesgirl
Michael Chieffo
as Earl Metz
Troy Evans
as Captain Dalton
Arthur Senzy
as Cmdr. Murdoch
Charles Chun
as Radar Controller
Michael Dempsey
as Van Gundy
Dee Anne Helsel
as Dressing Room Woman
Joe Garrett
as Hardware Store Emplo...
Lorin McRaley
as Cool Dude
Ken Thorley
as KTSC Floor Manager
Tom Hallick
as Howard Greenly
Barry Pearl
as News Director
Buck Kartalian
as Muscle Man
Christian Keiber
as Guard at Clearing
Howard H. Ross
as Newspaper Man
Allan Kolman
as Scientist
Pamela Gordon
as Scientist
Frank Cavestani
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

Here is an effort wherein you feel sympathy for the actors wading through the dreck but especially for Ray Walston, blessed (you would hope) to be in the movie of the popular television series he helped establish ... and this is what they give him. Where did I put the bottle of prescription painkillers and the bottle of tequila? Have you heard of this movie? There's a reason you haven't.

Kevin M. Williams

Super Reviewer

Pretty funny.

Rachel F

Super Reviewer

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

Red Lats

Super Reviewer

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