War of the Worlds

Lists: Sci-Fi, Alien invasion

Brief Synopsis: "The extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family fighting to survive it. Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son Robbie and young daughter Rachel for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down."

Overall Ranking: 1694 (Rank from 2005: # 32)

Adjusted* Rating:
(lowest rating dropped)

Ratings Breakdown
(The Mixed Bag)

Buttery 12.5%
Regular 62.5%
Half-Popped 25%
Stale 0%
Burnt 0%


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Reviewer Rating Review
Tim The Film Guy92(full review)
Rob from GuysFilmQuest80
David Baruffi80
Dave Examines Movies80(full review)
Today I Watched A Movie65(full review)
CineKatz Vivek65
Dan O'Neill60(full review)
Gorgon Reviews43

People Involved

  • Tom Cruise (Ray Ferrier)
  • Dakota Fanning (Rachel Ferrier)
  • Miranda Otto (Mary-Ann)
  • Justin Chatwin (Robbie Ferrier)
  • Tim Robbins (Harlan Ogilvy)
  • Camillia Sanes (News Producer)
  • John Scurti (Ferry Captain)
  • Morgan Freeman (Narrator (Voice))
  • Steven Spielberg (Director)

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  • Spielberg Alien Epics