War of the Worlds (2005) (2005) (2.5/4)

War of the Worlds (2005)

Ray Ferrier is a working class man living in New Jersey. He's estranged from his family, his life isn't in order, and he's too caught up with himself. But the unthinkable and, ultimately, the unexpected happens to him in an extraordinary sense. His small town life is shaken violently by the arrival of destructive intruders: Aliens which have come en masse to destroy Earth. As they plow through the country in a wave of mass destruction and violence, Ray must come to the defense of his children. As the world must fend for itself by a new and very advanced enemy not of this world, it's inhabitants must save humanity from a far greater force that threatens to destroy it.

Directed by: Steven Spielberg
The cast includes: Tom Cruise (Ray Ferrier), Dakota Fanning (Rachel Ferrier), Justin Chatwin (Robbie Ferrier), Miranda Otto (Mary Ann), Tim Robbins (Harlan Ogilvy), Ann Robinson (Grandmother), Gene Barry (Grandfather)
Also known as: Out of the Night (USA) (working title)
MPAA rating: , Running time: 116 minutes
Presented in: Color
Related titles: War of the Worlds, The (1953), Signs (2002)
Related categories: Aliens, End of the World

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