War of the worlds
    (2010, original release: 2005)



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Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Pictures, 2010
1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
9786313571628 07493, 097360749342, 097360749366

Based on the novel by H.G. Wells

Ray Ferrier is a working class man living in New Jersey. He has become estranged from his family and his life isn't in order. His small town life is shaken violently by the arrival of destructive intruders: Aliens which have come up from the ground, en masse, to destroy Earth and all the humans living on it. As the aliens plow through the country in a wave of mass destruction and violence, Ray must put aside thoughts of himself and come to the defense of his children. As the world fends for itself, it's inhabitants must save humanity from a far greater force that threatens to destroy it

Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; narrator, Morgan Freeman ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Rick Carter ; visual effects supervisor, Pablo Helman

Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Rick Gonzalez, Yul Vazquez

MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening sequences of sci-fi violence and disturbing images

Canadian Rating: 14A

Blu-ray disc, widescreen; requires Blu-ray player

English, French, Portuguese or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, French, English or Portuguese subtitles

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