War of the Worlds
2 Disc Limited Edition
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 2005
Director: Steven Spielberg
Rating: Rating
UPC [Locale]: 678149-456226
Running time: 1:56 (116 Min.)
Casetype: Digipak, Slip Cover
Format: NTSC, 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Double-Layered
Released: November 22, 2005
Collection type: Owned (#2171)
Status: Available
Purchase date: November 22, 2005
Purchase price: Hidden
Review (movie): 9 / 10
Review (video): 9 / 10
Overview
An earth-shattering adventure that both "rivets and amazes" (Michael Wilmington, Chicago Tribune), War of the Worlds reunites superstar Tom Cruise and Academy Award®-winning director Steven Spielberg for one of the most awe-inspiring cinematic experiences of all time!

A contemporary retelling of H.G. Wells's classic, the sci-fi thriller reveals the extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family. Fleeing from an extraterrestrial army of killer Tripods that annihilate everything in their path, Ray Ferrier (Cruise) races to keep his family safe. War of the Worlds is an action-packed adventure that explodes with spectacular special effects!
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Genres
Adventure
Science-Fiction
Suspense/Thriller
Studios
Production Studios:
 • DreamWorks Pictures
 • Paramount Pictures
 • Amblin Entertainment
Media Companies:
 • DreamWorks Home Entertainment
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  DTS 5.1
English  Dolby Digital Surround
French  Dolby Digital 5.1
Subtitles
English
French
Spanish
Tags
Movie
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1Main Feature
2Bonus Materials
Features
 • Scene Access
 • Featurettes
 • Gallery
 • Production Notes/Bios
 • Closed Captioned
Crew
Direction
Steven Spielberg....Director
Writing
Josh Friedman....Screenwriter
David Koepp....Screenwriter
H.G. Wells....Original Material By
Production
Kathleen Kennedy....Producer
Colin Wilson....Producer
Paula Wagner....Executive Producer
Cinematography
Janusz Kaminski....Director of Photography
Film Editing
Michael Kahn....Film Editor
Music
John Williams....Composer
Sound
Richard King....Supervising Sound Editor
Richard King....Sound Designer
Andy Nelson....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Anna Behlmer....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Ronald Judkins....Production Sound Mixer
Richard Hymns....Sound Editor
Denis St. Amand....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Paul Pavelka....Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Art
Rick Carter....Production Designer
Joanna Johnston....Costume Designer
Dennis Muren....Visual Effects
Pablo Helman....Visual Effects
Tony Fanning....Art Director
Douglas Meerdink....Art Director
Andrew Menzies....Art Director
Norman Newberry....Art Director
David Blitstein....Visual Effects
Gintar Repecka....Visual Effects
Pamela J. Wise....Costume Designer
Lois Burwell....Make-up Artist
Kenneth R. Myers....Make-up Artist
Leo Corey Castellano....Make-up Artist
Tina Harrelson....Make-up Artist
Ryan Church....Creature Design
Carlos Huante....Creature Design
Sangjun Lee....Creature Design
Cast
Tom Cruise....Ray
Dakota Fanning....Rachel
Miranda Otto....Mary Ann
Justin Chatwin....Robbie
Tim Robbins....Harlan Ogilvy
Rick Gonzalez....Vincent
Yul Vázquez....Julio
Lenny Venito....Manny The Mechanic
Lisa Ann Walter....Bartender
Ann Robinson....Grandmother
Gene Barry....Grandfather
David Alan Basche....Tim
Roz Abrams....Herself
Michael Brownlee....TV Reporter - Osaka
Camillia Sanes....News Producer
Marlon Young....News Cameraman
John Eddins....News Van Driver
Peter Gerety....Hatch Boss/Load Manager
David Harbour....Dock Worker
Miguel Antonio Ferrer....Brazilian Neighbor
January La Voy....Brazilian Neighbor's Wife
Stephen Gevedon....Neighbor With Lawnmower
Julie White....Woman
Marianni Ebert....Hysterical Woman
Rafael Sardina....Mechanic's Assistant
Amy Ryan....Neighbor With Toddler
Intersection Guys
Ed Vassallo
Michael Arthur
Danny Hoch....Intersection Guy Cop
Sharrieff Pugh....Man Studying Street
Photographers
Erika La Vonn
Christopher Evan Welch
Men Holding Women
John Michael Bolger
Omar Jermaine
Robert Cicchini....Guy In Suit
Jim Hanna....Bus Driver
Crowd Onlookers
Tracy Howe
Adam Lazarre-White
Vito D'Ambrosio
Laura Zoe Quist
Ana Maria Quintana
Lorelei Llee
Mark Manley....Ferry Worker
John Scurti....Ferry Captain
Becky Ann Baker....Disaster Relief Volunteer
Mariann Mayberry....Mother
Ty Simpkins....3 Year Old Boy
Jerry Walsh....Smart Guy
National Guardsmen
Tommy Guiffre
Daniel Franzese
Ed Schiff....Older Man
Ellen Barry....Woman From Upstate
Amy Hohn....Panicky Woman
Daniel Ziskie....Informative Guy
David Conley....Ill-Informed Guy
Daniel Eric Gold....Conspiracy Buff
Booker T. Washington....Conspiracy Debunker
Maggie Lacey....Upset Mother
Eric Zuckerman....Doomsday Guy
Daniel A. Jacobs....Younger Man
Asha R. Nanavati....Woman In Crowd
Joaquin Perez-Campbell....Young Soldier In Tank
Dendrie Taylor....Well Meaning Mother
James DuMont....Well Meaning Father
War Of The Worlds Soldiers
Travis Aaron Wade
Benny Ciaramello
Ricky Luna
Columbus Short
Kent Faulcon
Marine Majors
Kevin Collins
Terry Thomas
Clay Bringhurst....Airforce Pilot
Jorge-Luis Pallo....Army Private
Businesswomen
Suanne Spoke
Kirsten Nelson
Older Women
Melody Garrett
Lauri Johnson
Takayo Fischer
Teenagers
Shanna Collins
Elizabeth Jayne Hong
Men In Basket
Art Chudabala
Jeffrey Hutchinson
Dempsey Pappion
Chris Todd
Boston Soldiers
Johnny Kastl
Juan Carlos Hernandez
Bruce W. Derdoski, Jr.
John N. Morales
Morgan Freeman....Narration (voice)