The film marks the centennial of the character's first appearance.
The leaders of the nations include Tars Tarkas (Willem Dafoe) and Princess Dejah Thoris (Lynn Collins).
Directed by Michael Sucsy - 'The Vox' is another rom-com.
'The Vow' stars Channing Tatum and Rachel McAdams.
'The Vow' is based on the actual relationship of Kim and Krickitt Carpenter from Farmington, New Mexico, who wrote a book about their marriage, also known as 'The Vow'.
Carter takes it upon himself to save Barsoom and its people from a growing threat.
The movie hits screens in 2D and 3D.
Two big Hollywood releases hit the screens this week - 'John Carter' and 'The Vow'.
Channing Tatum plays the role of Leo Collins and Rachel McAdams is Paige Collins.
As the story goes - A car accident puts Paige Collins in a coma and gives her severe memory loss.
Her husband Leo now must work to win her heart again.
'John Carter' is a science fiction action film featuring John Carter, the heroic protagonist of Edgar Rice Burroughs' 11-volume 'Barsoom' series.
Former Confederate captain John Carter (Taylor Kitsch) is mysteriously transported to Barsoom where he becomes part of a conflict between the various nations of the planet.
The film is largely based on 'A Princess of Mars', the first novel to feature the hero John Carter.