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War of the Worlds: Goliath (2012)

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A retro-futuristic epic of steampunk battle set in 1914. It has been 15 years since the original H.G. Wells Martian invasion. Fearing another attack, the human race has prepared itself. ... See full summary »

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Joe Pearson

Writers:

David Abramowitz (screenplay), Joe Pearson (story)

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Cast

Credited cast:
Adam Baldwin ... Wilson (voice)
Beau Billingslea ... Abraham Douglas (voice)
Kim Buckingham Kim Buckingham ... Talbert (voice)
Jim Byrnes ... Theodore Roosevelt (voice)
Joey D'Auria Joey D'Auria ... Nikola Tesla (voice)
Kennie Dowle Kennie Dowle ... Robert Wells / Lt Hendrix / Leviathan Bridge Officer (voice)
Tony Eusoff Tony Eusoff ... Lieutenant Raja Iskandar Shah (voice)
Elizabeth Gracen ... Lt.Jennifer Carter (voice)
Alexander Henderson Alexander Henderson ... Young Eric Wells (voice)
Amelia Henderson ... Young Girl (voice) (as Amelia Thripura Henderson)
Susan Lankester Susan Lankester ... Christine Wells (voice)
Matt Letscher ... Capt. Manfred von Richtofen (voice)
Rob Middleton Rob Middleton ... Gen. Sergei Kushnirov (voice)
Robert Middleton Robert Middleton ... General Sergei Kushnirov
Christina Orow Christina Orow ... Leviathan Ensign (voice)
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A retro-futuristic epic of steampunk battle set in 1914. It has been 15 years since the original H.G. Wells Martian invasion. Fearing another attack, the human race has prepared itself. This is the story of the battle tripod 'Goliath' and its young crew. 'Goliath' is the vanguard of an army of steam-powered battle walkers, heat-ray biplanes, and armored zeppelins facing a Martian fleet of giant fighting machines and flying wings. Within the cockpit of 'Goliath', courage under fire, conflicted loyalties and the struggle to save earth, in this new War of the Worlds. Written by Anonymous

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for fantasy war violence including some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Country:

Malaysia | Japan | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

3 July 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$13,385, 9 March 2014

Gross USA:

$13,385

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$13,385
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Color (3D Stereoscopic)| Color
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Trivia

Adrian Paul, Peter Wingfield, Jim Byrnes, and Elizabeth Gracen all starred in the "Highlander" television series together. See more »

Goofs

The film takes place in 1914 but shows the Chrysler Building in New York City. The Chrysler Building was completed in 1931. See more »

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A Herculean Effort
17 April 2013 | by j-jeffconnerSee all my reviews

I've seen this film twice, in theatres, in 3D, and loved it both times. The 3D is really good, and the production values far exceed the film's modest budget. As a steampunk sequel to the Wells classic, Mr. Pearson and his team have nothing to apologize for. I know that some find it hard to accept the blending of 2D hand-animation with 3D CGI (for the mecha) but this technique has been done before with both Korean and Japanese theatrical anime. As WOTW Goliath was animated in Malaysia, it fits right in with these other examples. I hope that western viewers will be able to check their prejudgements and enjoy the film for what it is.


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