War of the Worlds(Movie, 2005)

| 1h 56min | Genres: Adventure, Thriller, Science Fiction
War of the WorldsRating: 3.2/5 (with 2,736 votes) 454
War of the Worlds is a 2005 American science fiction action film directed by Steven Spielberg and written by Josh Friedman and David Koepp, loosely based on the 1898 similarly-titled novel by H. G. Wells and jointly produced and released by Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures. It stars Tom Cruise with Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, and Tim Robbins in supporting roles. It also features narration by Morgan Freeman. The film follows an American dock worker who is forced to look after his children, from whom he lives separately, as he struggles to protect them and reunite them with their mother when extraterrestrials invade the Earth and devastate cities with giant war machines. This was ()
Movie poster of War of the Worlds

Where to watch War of the Worlds (cinema/streaming/download)?

"War of the Worlds" is currently available on 2 providers. War of the Worlds can be rented on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (SD/HD/4K) or purchased on Amazon Instant Video and Apple / iTunes Store (as a download from the website or as a Blu-ray Disc/DVD).

Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
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Duration: 1h 57min
Amazon Instant Video
Available languages: English
Available subtitles: English [CC]
Apple / iTunes Store
Duration: 1h 57min
Also available at on: DVD Blu-ray

Awards & Nominations for War of the Worlds

Academy Award for Best Sound Editing Academy Award for Best Sound Mixing Academy Award for Best Visual Effects

About War of the Worlds

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.

Trailer for War of the Worlds + Featurettes/Teaser/Clips

War Of The Worlds (2005) - Trailer(Trailer, 1:52)

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Based on the work of: H. G. Wells ("The War of the Worlds")
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 29 languages: Bulgarian (BG), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), Greek (EL), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Hindi (HI), Hungarian (HU), Italian (IT), Japanese (JA), Korean (KO), Latvian (LV), Dutch (NL), Norwegian (NO), Polish (PL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Slovak (SK), Serbian (SR), Swedish (SV), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 06/29/2005 (World premiere: 06/28/2005)
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"Krieg der Welten - Sie sind schon unter uns"
"Maailmade sõda"
"Samkarota omi"
"Rat svjetova"
"Planetary War"
"ग्रहों का महायुद्ध"
"Pasauliu karas"
"La Guerra de los Mundos"
"Rat svetova"
"Vojna svetov"
"La Guerra de los Mundos"
Budget: 132,000,000 USD
Revenue: 591,739,379 USD (= 448%)
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1

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