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War of the Worlds 2005

  • Steven Spielberg
  • June 28, 2005
  • 116 mins
  • English
  • Adventure, Science Fiction, Thriller
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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.


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The film would have been stronger without the cliche "will the family be reunited during a crisis ?" subplot. As well as the unnecessary Twilight Zone like narration by Morgan Freeman. The weakness the aliens have is silly as well.
Otherwise the film can be haunting and have more of a scary and more realistic alien attack than the one in ID4.

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One of the greatest openings in any sci-fi movie. Sadly it falls apart the longer into the movie you get. I give the opening a 9 and the rest 5. So 7 it is.

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