The War of the Worlds Poster Image
Rated
G
Runtime 85 min
Ratings
83% critics Rotten Tomatoes
71% audience Rotten Tomatoes
Age 14+ Common Sense Media
Genre Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Release 08/26/53
Actors Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite
Directors Byron Haskin
H.G. Well's classic novel is brought to life in this tale of alien invasion. The residents of a small town in California are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills. Their joy is tempered somewhat when they discover that it has passengers who are not very friendly. The movie itself is understood better when you consider that it was made at the height of the Cold War--just replace Martian with Russian....
Genre Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Release 08/26/53
Actors Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Robert Cornthwaite
Directors Byron Haskin
H.G. Well's classic novel is brought to life in this tale of alien invasion. The residents of a small town in California are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills. Their joy is tempered somewhat when they discover that it has passengers who are not very friendly. The movie itself is understood better when you consider that it was made at the height of the Cold War--just replace Martian with Russian....