War of the Worlds (2005)

7.5 / Rated by 6 people

Science Fiction
116 min.
Plot  The narrator (Morgan Freeman) explains that humans were unaware that intelligent extraterrestrials were making plans to occupy Earth. Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise) is a divorced crane operator longshoreman who works at a dock in Bayonne, NJ. Ray is estranged from his children. His former wife, Mary Ann (Miranda Otto), later drops off the children, 10-year old Rachel (Dakota Fanning) and teenager Robbie (Justin Chatwin), at Ray's house in Bayonne on her way to visiting her parents in Boston. Unexplained changes in the weather occur, emitting lightning that strikes multiple times in the middle of an intersection and disrupting all electrical technology in the area.

Ray finds where multiple lightning strikes have hit the ground, from which a massive three-legged machine emerges and with alien weaponry, incinerates most of the witnesses . Ray collects his children and drives to Mary Ann's home in suburban New Jersey to take refuge. The next morning Ray discovers a Boeing 747 has crash...



Tom Cruise
Ray Ferrier
Dakota Fanning
Rachel Ferrier
Justin Chatwin
Robbie Ferrier
Miranda Otto
Mary Ann Ferrier
Tim Robbins
Harlan Ogilvy
Yul Vazquez
Lenny Venito
Manny the Mechanic
Amy Ryan
Neighbor with Toddler
Danny Hoch
Morgan Freeman
Channing Tatum
Boy in Church Scene (uncredited)
Dee Bradley Baker
Alien Vocals (uncredited)
Columbus Short
Soldier (uncredited)


All Titles

War of the Worlds
English Original Title

Release Dates


United States




Fixarch rated War of the Worlds (2005) with 6.5 stars / 02.03.2017

Erkan rated War of the Worlds (2005) with 7.5 stars / 21.11.2016

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McBilek rated War of the Worlds (2005) with 7.5 stars / 29.09.2015

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