Accidentally abandoned by his crew-mates, botanist Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is low on oxygen, water, and food, basically everything he needs to survive in the hostile environment of Mars. He also needs to find a way to stay alive until someone can come to rescue him. The problem is that the next mission to Mars is four years away. Even though The Martian is essentially a serious drama, it has plenty of wry humor as Watney tries to keep upbeat about his situation. Does he succeed? Here’s how you can watch The Martian on Netflix and find out for yourself.
Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, Jeff Daniels, Michael Peña, Sean Bean, Kate Mara, Sebastian Stan, Donald Glover, Chiwetel Ejiofor
Age Restrictions & Genre
This is a sci-fi and drama film based on a book, rated 12 and with an IMDB rating of 8.
How to Watch The Martian On Netflix
The writing and production values are second to none. For example, the crew installed a potato farm so that they could film potatoes at all stages of development. There’s also a high level of real-world scientific accuracy in its story. It’s therefore hardly a surprise that The Martian was nominated for a host of prestigious awards. Currently, The Martian is only available as part of the Netflix UK catalog.
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