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The Space Between Us (2017)

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The first human born on Mars travels to Earth for the first time, experiencing the wonders of the planet through fresh eyes. He embarks on an adventure with a street smart girl to discover how he came to be.

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Sarah Elliot
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Tom Chen
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Alice Myers
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In this interplanetary adventure, a space shuttle embarks on the first mission to colonize Mars, only to discover after takeoff that one of the astronauts is pregnant. Shortly after landing, she dies from complications while giving birth to the first human born on the red planet - never revealing who the father is. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Gardner Elliot - an inquisitive, highly intelligent boy who reaches the age of 16 having only met 14 people in his very unconventional upbringing. While searching for clues about his father, and the home planet he's never known, Gardner begins an online friendship with a street smart girl in Colorado named Tulsa. When he finally gets a chance to go to Earth, he's eager to experience all of the wonders he could only read about on Mars - from the most simple to the extraordinary. But once his explorations begin, scientists discover that Gardner's organs can't withstand Earth's atmosphere. Eager to find his father, Gardner escapes the team... Written by STX Entertainment

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Rated PG-13 for brief sensuality and language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,775,596 (USA) (3 February 2017)

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$7,829,766 (USA) (24 February 2017)
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The Space Between Us is the second space-related movie Asa Butterfield has started in, Ender's Game being the first. See more »

Goofs

While talking to Kendra when watching "Wings of Desire," when asked, "How do you know what's going on?" Elliot says in German, "Entschuldigen Sie, bitte." But he mispronounces, 'bitte,' which sounds like "bitta." The film has many, many instances in the film of the correct pronunciation. See more »

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Gardner Elliot: [Repeated line] See you in the funny papers.
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The closing credits list Colin Egglesfield, who played Sarah's brother, as "Sarah's bother." See more »


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Skin Tight Dress
Written by Danny Richard Osuna
Performed by Beat Chamber
Courtesy of KAP Music LLC
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Great love story
3 February 2017 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Don't be confused, this is a teen romance picture. It's just that one teen is from Earth, and the other is from Mars. I actually found it very sweet. Mars boy without a clue, and Earth girl with all the answers. Great acting, great direction, fantastic score. The special effect were a bit dodgy. This film was was supposed to come out in August, then pulled to December, and now it's released in February. Please see this film!!! I found it very uplifting. The performances of Asa Butterfield, Britt Robertson, Gary Oldman, Carla Gugino, and BD Wong are fantastic. I have to keep writing because IMDb won't let a review of anything less than 10 lines ling post. Did I mention this is a kid friendly film? Thank you.


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