A subtrope of The War of Earthly Aggression. Mars has been colonized. And inevitably it becomes a hotbed of terrorist attacks as the people of Mars strive for independence from the (possibly) oppressive Earth Government.
- Total Recall (1990) and its inspiration, We Can Remember It For You Wholesale.
- Babylon 5, the Martian resistance features in the backstory, with a failed uprising in the past. and the resistance featuring in the civil war against President Clark.
- Armored Core 2: Another Age, the plot features around one of these.
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