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PG-13| 1 hr. 56 min.

Plot Summary
Dockworker Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise) struggles to build a positive relationship with his two children, Rachel (Dakota Fanning) and Robbie (Justin Chatwin). When his ex-wife, Mary Ann (Miranda Otto), drops them off at Ferrier's house, it seems as though it will be just another tension-filled weekend. However, when electromagnetic pulses of lightning strike the area, the strange event turns out to be the beginning of an alien invasion, and Ferrier must now protect his children as they seek refuge.

Cast: Tom Cruise , Dakota Fanning , Miranda Otto , Justin Chatwin , Tim Robbins , Rick Gonzalez , Yul Vazquez , Lenny Venito

Director: Steven Spielberg

Genres: Science fiction

Distributor: Paramount Pictures

War of the Worlds (2005)

Release Date: June 29th, 2005|1 hr. 56 min.

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critic reviews ( 40 )
fan reviews ( 4 )
  • It's those dark visions of destruction that stick, even when Spielberg pushes the script to an unlikely happy ending. Great foreplay, failed orgasm. show more

  • It is, simply, the alienation-invasion movie to beat all alien-invasion movies: meticulously detailed and expertly paced and photographed, with sights so spectacular and terrible that viewers will have to consciously remind themselves to close their mouths when their jaws drop open. show more

  • But expect a logical plot, and you'll walk out of the theater with a host of questions, mostly concerning procedural points of the alien attack. show more

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  • October 16, 2011 Jeff
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    Why did they have a van that ran but no one else had a vehicle? Did I miss something?

  • March 20, 2011 jordanstudios
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    LOVED IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!?

  • February 06, 2011 Weston
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    LOVED IT!!!

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