War of the worlds [videorecording] / Paramount Pictures ; DreamWorks SKG ; Amblin Entertainment ; Cruise/Wagner Productions, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg.
- ISBN: 1417057858
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.) : anamorphic, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: [Full screen ed.].
- Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Pictures : c2005.
Title from container.
Based on the novel by H.G. Wells.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
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.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Rick Gonzalez, Yul Vazquez.
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.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening sequences of sci-fi violence and disturbing images.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo..
English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
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