War of the Worlds: Goliath Poster

Release Date: March 7th, 2014

DVD Release Date: April 1st, 2014

PG-13|1 hr 28 min

Plot Summary
Fifteen years after Mars first attacked Earth, human resistance fighters use captured Martian technology to repel a second invasion force from the Red Planet.

Cast: Adrian Paul, Adam Baldwin, Peter Wingfield, Mark A. Sheppard, Elizabeth Gracen, Jim Byrnes, Beau Billingslea, Matt Letscher

Director: Joe Pearson

Genres: Action, Animated, Science fiction, War

Distributors: Anderson Digital

Ratings & Reviews

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  • Director Joe Pearson (who also has a mysterious “created by” credit) and screenwriter David Abramowitz have ginned up a fan-fiction-y premise that suggests much more apocalyptic fun than it ultimately delivers. show more

  • The proceedings quickly degenerate into deafening video game-style fiery mayhem featuring endless explosions and depictions of human combatants melted into anguished looking skeletons. show more

  • The main takeaway from War of the Worlds Goliath is that such a yearning still burns in some folks. If its articulation here were more compelling, it might have struck me as stirring rather than merely odd. show more

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