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War of the Worlds (2005)

R  |  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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Felicity Herbert
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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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H.G. Wells' War of the Worlds  »

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The movie, released around the same time as the Spielberg produced adaptation, generated immense interest from video rental chain Blockbuster. As a direct result the film's production company, The Asylum, began focusing on so called "Mockbusters" or movies with very similar titles and premises to big budget movies. See more »

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George Herbert carries a black backpack, which mysteriously appears and disappears through out the movie. See more »

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George Herbert: I'm just here to find out if there were any survivors in D.C.
Lt. Samuelson: No survivors. Everything's been wiped out. President, senators, generals, even the little fucking dish boy at the Denny's down at the Mall. Gone.
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3 July 2005 | by (Cardiff WALES) – See all my reviews

I've given this film a vote of 6/10 but i would have been quite happy to give it a much higher rating if the SFXs had been anywhere near as good as the acting and script,from almost the start of the film you can see they had problems with their budget not enough money for extras set design etc..and the cgi for alien "quadpods" was'nt that great though the actual design of them was very good... In the broadest sense the story is very similar to the Spielberg film but where his film was full of clunky plot holes and flaws in the script i found myself very surprised that this version made much more sense than Spielbergs and as for the acting well there were a few god awful actors in it but the lead C Thomas Howell out shone Tom Cruise by a mile i really was'Nat expecting much but enjoyed it more than i thought i would


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