Director Andrew Stanton talks which other movies influenced him making 'John Carter'. It was important for Stanton to capture the actors and settings as real as possible.
Born in Virginia and a veteran of the Civil War, John Carter is an honorable and courageous man. However, the war left him dispirited and broken. Accidentally transported to the planet of Barsoom, he soon finds his strength and jumping abilities greatly aplified. He must use these newfoundpowers to survive the centuries-old war between the native inhabitants and save his dying world. (Official Description)