The Martian Girl is a minor antagonist in Mars Attacks!. She is a spy sent by the Martian army to assassinate the President of the United States. She was the only alien in the movie to be played by a live-action actress, namely Lisa Marie Smith.
Role in the movie
She appears after the attack at the US Congress, when the Martian Leader discovers the president's location. She is taken to the White House by the Press Secretary Jerry Ross (a ladies' man who thinks she is a prostitute, who also has a bad habit of taking women into the White House for his own pleasure). He takes the spy to a secret lounge, unaware he is being watched from the Leader's saucer. At the lounge, the spy kills Jerry by smacking him in the head with a bronze sculpture, then heads for the presidential bedroom where President James Dale and First Lady Marsha are sleeping. She removes her mask, revealing her true Martian face and tries to turn the President into a skeleton by shooting him, but is distracted their dog who she shoots into a skeleton instead, Marsha throws the dogs skull at her then calls for security as the spy holds Dale at gun point. However, she is distracted by a bird who she shoots as well, causing the president to escape her hold and the guards shoot her in the head, killing her instantly.
- Unlike other Martians in the movie, the girl is sly and quiet, making her a perfect assassin for the Martian army.
- She is also very agile and a quick thinker, as she is able to kill Jerry without anyone noticing or hearing.
- As she is not wearing a helmet, her method of breathing while in Earth's atmosphere involves chewing nitrogen-based sticks of gum.