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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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C. Thomas Howell

Writers:

Steve Bevilacqua (story), Eric Forsberg | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
C. Thomas Howell ... George Herbert
Christopher Reid ... Pete
Kim Little ... Victoria Reed
Jonathan Levit ... Gorman
Danna Brady Danna Brady ... Sissy
Fred Griffith ... Major Kramer
Darren Dalton ... Shackleford
David Regal David Regal ... Finius
Leslie Gomez Leslie Gomez ... Charleze
Zack Beseda Zack Beseda ... Squid killer
Jason S. Gray Jason S. Gray ... Stingray
Jonathan Nation ... Stram
Murray SawChuck ... Tobias
Rebecca Baril Rebecca Baril ... Selma
Liam Howell 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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Trivia

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

When Major Kramer is calling for the time jump coordinates to leave Mars orbit, he gets a real time response from Earth. This is impossible as it take radio signal 15 to 20 minutes, each way, to receive a transmission. See more »

Quotes

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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Connections

References H.R. Pufnstuf (1969) See more »

Soundtracks

You Came Into My Life
Music by Ralph Rieckermann
Sung by John (Brown) Reese
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Disgraceful to the "War of the Worlds" name
2 June 2008 | by Dragoneyed363See all my reviews

Oh goodness, why do people make this crap?! Are these filmmakers literally trying to kill us by demolishing our brain cells? First of all, I'm not going take long on reviewing a film that's not worth it, so let's make this quick and start off by calling out the bad stuff. (Which is basically everything about the film.)

  • The acting was horrendous. The worst you could possibly get.


  • The special effects were complete trash. Everything that had to deal with any special effects whatsoever was horrible.


  • The walkers were also disappointing, and they weren't cool or edgy at all, nor were they new or awesome in anyway possible.


  • The constant, unnecessary, background music got on my last nerve. It didn't go two seconds without playing some sort of irritating, repetitive music!


  • The twist at the end was incredibly stupid and predictable.


There was nothing good about this film, except for the fact that it made me breathe relief when the end credits showed, because the agony of watching this movie was finally over.

If you're a big fan of the story, I beg of you to not to watch this film, or even consider watching it. If you don't, you will be doing yourself a tremendous deed.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Anthill Productions See more »
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Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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