8 films prove the Red Planet may be a dead planet at the box office

With a budget that's reportedly swelled to well over $250 million (or maybe not), John Carter already has a long mountain to climb if it wants to be deemed a hit. Add in the fact that experts believe it will bomb hard at the box office, and things really don't look promising.

Navy was ordered to listen for Martians in 1924

The Chief of U.S. Naval Operations instructed all stations to monitor the airwaves for any unusual transmissions due to anticipated contact from Martians.

11 splatterific exploding head scenes from the movies

Go head to head with gory scenes from Scanners, Raiders of the Lost Ark and more.