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War of the Worlds

Rating:PG-13 (for frightening sequences of sci-fi violence and disturbing images)
Genre:SciFi/Fantasy, Action/Adventure
Release Date:June 29, 2005
Running time:119 minutes
Cast:Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Tim Robbins, Miranda Otto, Justin Chatwin
Director:Steven Spielberg
Producer:Tom Cruise, Paula Wagner, Steven Spielberg, Walter F Parkes, Laurie MacDonald, Kathleen Ke
Writer:David Koepp, Josh Friedman
Distributor:Paramount Pictures

Description: This is a contemporary retelling of H.G. Wells' seminal sci-fi classic. The adventure/thriller reveals humankind's extraordinary battle against an extra-terrestrial invasion fleet, as seen through the eyes of one American family. Located somewhere in the New England United States, the family -- like millions of others around the globe -- is forced to take refuge from the aliens' highly advanced weapons and impenetrable shields, which are unstoppable against anything that mankind can throw at them. Unable to fight back and finding it more and more difficult to remain hidden from the aliens, the human race faces the end of its existence.

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