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Mars Needs Moms

Men from Mars are abducting mothers — and only one kid can stop them

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The Supervisor and Ki watch Milo and Milo's Mom in Mars Needs Moms
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Mars Needs Moms

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
PG
runtime:
88 minutes
Wide Release Date:
03/11/11
performer:
Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Dan Fogler
director:
Simon Wells
distributor:
Walt Disney Pictures
author:
Simon Wells, Wendy Wells
genre:
Comedy, Animation

We gave it an A-

STARRING Seth Green, Joan Cusack and Dan Fogler
DIRECTED BY Simon Wells

Apparently, men really are from Mars — and they have no qualms with abducting women from Earth. There’s a shortage of maternal love and care on the red planet, which leads the Martians to begin mom-napping. When Milo’s mum (Joan Cusack) is snatched, the kid (Seth Green) decides to travel all the way to outer space to get her back. The 3D, performance-capture animated caper was directed by Simon Wells, who previously helmed movies including The Prince of Egypt and An American Tail: Fievel Goes West.