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War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008)

Two years after the Martian invasion, George Herbert's worst fears are realized: The Aliens have returned. As a second wave of Martian walkers lay waste to what's left of Earth, an alliance... See full summary »

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Pete
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Victoria Reed
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Gorman
Danna Brady ...
Sissy
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Major Kramer
Darren Dalton ...
Shackleford
David Regal ...
Finius
Leslie Gomez ...
Charleze
Zack Beseda ...
Squid killer
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Stingray
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Stram
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Tobias
Rebecca Baril ...
Selma
Liam Howell ...
Liam
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Two years after the Martian invasion, George Herbert's worst fears are realized: The Aliens have returned. As a second wave of Martian walkers lay waste to what's left of Earth, an alliance of military forces prepares a daring attack on the Red Planet itself. Once again, the future of mankind hangs in the balance. Written by Eric Forsberg

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This time we fight back!


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Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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18 March 2008 (USA)  »

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I afixi 2  »

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$500,000 (estimated)
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The sounds coming from Alex's hand-held video game are from the classic arcade game "Defender," in which the player fights aliens attempting to kidnap humans, which mirrors the basic plot of "War of the Worlds." See more »

Goofs

During the first alien attack scene, we see a group of people on the street running to escape the vaporizing rays. The camera cuts away for a few seconds, then we return to that same (repeated) scene again, with the same group of people running from the rays. See more »

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Victoria: We have no fleet left, no army, no one way ship.
Gorman: That's right.
Victoria: [pause] Wanna get drunk?
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References H.R. Pufnstuf (1969) See more »

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Music by Avenue A
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Almost unwatchable
19 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Horrible acting, terrible special effects, plot holes a mile wide, and not much a plot to begin with -- I had hoped for some improvement over the first version but there really is none. It's not even very good for laughs.

For just one example, and this won't spoil the plot, the remnant human air force takes off to do battle. For some reason they are all launched initially by remote control from a desktop computer. (I know, I know.) Yet the pilots themselves are all taken by surprise. They don't even realize how they are going to be taking off. Huh? Trying to find something positive to say, some of the scientific dialogue is fairly sophisticated -- branes are mentioned for example. The problem is that it feels tacked on to the pedestrian plot and contributes little. You aren't going to find much in this movie. I'm still waiting to find a modern day War of the Worlds in which people actually credibly fight back. The one with Cruise had good special effects but a pathetic message. This one doesn't even have the special effects.


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