Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953) - Rotten Tomatoes

Abbott and Costello Go to Mars1953

Abbott and Costello Go to Mars (1953)




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Movie Info

In this sci-fi comedy adventure, the two comedians accidentally end up launching a rocket ship they were supposed to load with supplies. They then embark upon a series of crazy adventures as they first land in the midst of New Orleans Mardi Gras. Later, they end up on Venus and must deal with beautiful but man-hating women.


Bud Abbott
as Lester
Lou Costello
as Orville
Jean Willes
as Captain
Joe Kirk
as Dr. Orvilla
Jack Tesler
as Dr. Holtz
Anita Ekberg
as Venusian Woman
Harold Goodwin
as Dr. Coleman
Hal Forrest
as Dr. Nedring
Rex Lease
as Police Sergeant
Robert Paige
as Dr. Wilson
James Flavin
as Policeman in Bank
Russ Conway
as Policeman in Bank
Syd Saylor
as Man at Fountain
Paul Newlan
as Traffic Cop
Grace Lenard
as French Girl
Tim Graham
as Cashier
Ken Christy
as Police Officer
Harry Lang
as French Waiter
Milt Bronson
as Announcer
Frank Marlowe
as Bartender
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Critic Reviews for Abbott and Costello Go to Mars

All Critics (6)

A would-be mirthfest that is so aggressively unfunny that it generates laughs for the wrong reasons.

March 7, 2013 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Poor A & C outing with low budget showing everywhere.

July 6, 2006 | Rating: 1/5

Even for Abbott and Costello fans, this must be trying.

November 26, 2003 | Rating: 2/5

Audience Reviews for Abbott and Costello Go to Mars


A goofy, silly movie, but fun. Overall, it's not a good movie, but if you like Abbott and Costello, you'll enjoy it anyway.

Aj V
Aj V

Super Reviewer


Not the best Abbott and Costello Film but still very enjoyable as the boys, get in a rocket ship and accidentally launch it, they buzz around NYC and land in Louisiana outside New Orleans but thy think they are on Mars as everyone is running around in Mari Gras Costumes. They run in to two bank robbers who also get on the ship and they once again launch and this time land on Venus with nothing but beautiful women. Can only give this one 3 1/2 stars as just not the over the top comedy as seen in other films.

Bruce Bruce
Bruce Bruce

Super Reviewer


More original gags than some of their later films. Manages to keep your interest throughout. A fun outing.

Anthony Valletta
Anthony Valletta

Super Reviewer

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