#22. The Martian (2015)


Twentieth Century Fox

– Director: Ridley Scott

– Stacker score: 89.4

– Metascore: 80

– IMDb user rating: 8.0

– Runtime: 144 minutes

Based on the popular novel, “The Martian” is about mankind joining for a singular mission: save astronaut Mark Watney, who was abandoned on Mars after the rest of his crew made an emergency exit during a dust storm. Played by a charismatic Matt Damon, Watney is a genius scientist who works in tandem with the forces on Earth to return home. A fantastic ensemble cast assists him in his efforts, including Jessica Chastain, Kristen Wiig, and Donald Glover, among many others.