• The War of the Worlds (1992)

The War of the Worlds

Release Date: July 21st, 1992

DVD Release Date: April 20th, 1999

G |1 hr 25 min

Plot Summary

Scientist Clayton Forrester (Gene Barry) and Sylvia Van Buren (Ann Robinson) are the first to arrive at the site of a meteorite crash. Soon after, an alien war machine emerges and begins killing at random. The Marines are called in, but they're no match for the aliens' force field. Forrester and Van Buren, however, are able to wound one of the creatures and procure a sample of its blood. They take it to Los Angeles where they hope, through testing, to be able to discover the aliens' weakness.

Cast: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Lewis Martin, Robert Cornthwaite, Sandro Giglio, William Phipps, Jack Kruschen

Director: Byron Haskin

Genres: Science Fiction

Production Co: Paramount Pictures

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Los Angeles, Revenge, Survival, 1950s, Suspenseful

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