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For questions about the 1996 comedy sci-fi film "Mars Attacks!" directed by Tim Burton.

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Is there any significance to red or green rays in "Mars Attacks!"?

In the movie Mars Attacks!, the Martian soldiers shoot either a red ray or a green ray from their guns. These seem to leave skeletons of the same color as the ray that hit the humans. (All images ...
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Why do Martians have to wear space helmets?

In Mars Attacks!, it's established that Martians must wear those space helmets because, unlike us oxygen-breathing Earthlings, Martians must breathe nitrogen. Is this a deliberate joke by the writers ...
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