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War of the Worlds (Single Disc)

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War of the Worlds (Single Disc)

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War of the Worlds (Single Disc)

War of the Worlds is the seminal science fiction classic about alien invasion. H G Wells’ novel was published in 1898, dramatised on radio in 1938 by Orson Welles in a programme that caused widespread panic, filmed once before in 1953, made into a top-selling “rock musical” recording in 1976 and the forerunner of numerous similarly-themed books and films, not the least of which is 1996’s Independence Day which borrowed heavily from some of its ideas.

Now with Steven Spielberg’s new movie – reportedly with a budget bigger than Titanic – comes what must be the ideal marriage of novel and director. With his Close Encounters of the Third Kind and E.T. Spielberg gave us passive aliens who instilled a sense of wonder. Not so with the invaders of Wells’ classic tale whose sole purpose is to wipe us out.

Spielberg’s con­temporary re-telling sees the story of humankind’s battle for survival against the unstoppable alien machines through the eyes of one family – Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise) his pregnant wife, Mary Ann (Miranda Otto) and their daughter, Rachel (Dakota Fanning).

Critic Reviews:

  • " War of the Worlds pulses with excitement, danger and palpable nervous energy that generates a legitimate and lasting awe. " – Leigh Paatsch
  • " Spielberg always delivers a quality product and teaming him with Cruise results in a well done, modern rendition of this classic story. " – Allison Rose
  • " While the Wells story is a classic, Spielberg manages to find a way to truly make War of the Worlds his own. " – Danielle Solzman
Re-released on
May 2nd, 2006
Movie Format
  • DVD
DVD Region
  • Region 4
Edition
  • Standard Edition
Aspect Ratio
  • 1.78 : 1
Language
English
Length (Minutes)
117
Supported Audio
  • Dolby Digital Surround 5.1
Number of Discs
1
Genres
  • Fantasy
  • Sci-Fi
Original Release Year
2005
UPC
9324915023970
Product ID
1476149

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