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War of the Worlds (2005)

Video  -  Sci-Fi  -  28 June 2005 (USA)
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In this modern retelling of H.G. Wells' sci-fi classic, civilization is laid to ruin when a race of super aliens invades Earth.

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Pastor Victor
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Sgt. Kerry Williams (as Andy Lauer)
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Felicity Herbert
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Lt. Samuelson (as William Busey)
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Jules
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Elaine (as Bernadette Perez)
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The story tells of a man named George Herbert who is separated from his wife and child when a Martian invasion begins. He tries to make his way to Washington, D.C. to reunite with them as the world is torn apart. But civilization is laid to ruin when a race of super aliens ultimately invades Earth! Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

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The Invasion Has Already Begun.

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Rated R for sci-fi violence/gore, language and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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28 June 2005 (USA)  »

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H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds  »

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Trivia

The title character's name, George Herbert, is an homage to H.G. Wells, who wrote the original novel. The "H.G." stands for "Herbert George". See more »

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When Samuelson shoots Williams in the head, you can already see a black circle (bullet hole) on his forehead before Samuelson fires. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Samuelson: Assault on one of my officers is punishable by death in my new world.
Sgt. Kerry Williams: It's okay, sir. It's okay. I fell. Remember George here, sir? He's the astronomer. His brother is a Ranger.
Lt. Samuelson: Rangers are pussies. I haven't seen one of those assholes in over a week.
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No aliens were hurt during the production of this screenplay. In the case of an actual alien attack, please refer to the duck-and-cover method, which is on page 72 of your manual. See more »

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I disagree
28 July 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

...with the above comment. It is WELL acted and more about the change that overcomes some of the characters because of the impending extermination. A little bit of it appears in the Tom Cruise/Tim Robbins scenes in Spielberg's version but this version is much more about the effective changes and bringing out of both human heroism and brutishness. The 1953 and the two 2005 version all have very positive things going for them and are all worthwhile films, it is fascinating viewing all three versions and making comparisons. Really touching to see Gene Barry (Clayton Forrester, the hero in the 1953 version) at the end of the Spielberg version.(Don't think that is a spoiler!)


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