A film adaption of a science fiction novel by Andy Weir framed as the journal of Mark Watney as he attempts to survive alone on Mars after being abandoned there in an emergency. It features Matt Damon and is directed by Ridley Scott.

2015 film adaption of the novel The Martian by Andy Weir.

The film and the novel, framed primarily as the journal of astronaut Mark Watney, chronicle Watney's attempt to survive alone on Mars. When a freak storm causes the evacuation of the landing site, Watney is thought dead and left behind.

The film features Matt Damon as Mark Watney and is directed by Ridley Scott.

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