Ghosts of Mars

Visible crew/equipment: When Big Daddy Mars leads a horde of infected to the front doors of the police station if you look behind him, on the left side of the screen, there is what appears to be a crew member stood in the shadows with his arms folded. (00:55:55)

Jack Vaughan

Visible crew/equipment: When the team are retreating through the police station, as the infected invade, there is a moment where Ballard and Desolation place a heavy drum in front of a door to halt the advance and you can see the shadow of the camera at the bottom of the screen as it moves in. (01:10:52)

Jack Vaughan

Revealing mistake: Have a look at the shot of the rear part of the train exploding as the locomotive pulls away from it. If there was ever a more obvious model shot, with cheesy, jerky bouncing toy trains and Action Man (TM) dolls, then I haven't seen it.

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Melanie Ballard: Well, introduce us to your friends.
Desolation Williams: These are my compadres, Uno, Dos and Tres.
Melanie Ballard: Uno must be the nice one.
Uno: You got that right, butchy. I'm not as nice as Desolation. And I'll cut your fucking titties off.

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Trivia: John Carpenter has said that the movie was meant to be silly and tongue-in-cheek, with a purposely ludicrous premise. He'd even come onto set every day and exclaim that the movie was "The biggest piece of s**t I've ever made!" He was reportedly incredibly annoyed that critics and audiences took it seriously, even remarking "It's called 'Ghosts Of Mars' for Christ's sake! Why would people take this movie seriously?" He's since said that he should have added more humor to clarify the the tone.


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