Mars Needs Moms (film) Nine-year-old Milo finds out just how much he needs his mom when she’s nabbed by Martians who plan to steal her “mom-ness” for their own young. Milo goes on a quest to save his mom, stowing away on a spaceship, navigating an elaborate, multi-level planet, and taking on the alien nation and their leader. With the help of a tech-savvy, underground earthman named Gribble and a rebel Martian girl called Ki, Milo just might find his way back to his mom—in more ways than one. Released in the U.S. on March 11, 2011, after an original release in Greece on March 3. Directed by Simon Wells. Stars Seth Green (Milo), Joan Cusack (Mom), Mindy Sterling (The Supervisor), Dan Fogler (Gribble), Elisabeth Harnois (Ki), Kevin Cahoon (Wingnut), Tom Everett Scott (Dad). Seth Dusky provided the voice of Milo. 88 min. Released also in 3D and Imax versions. Filmed in CinemaScope. Created using performance capture by ImageMovers Digital, that studio’s final product before it closed.