The War Of The Worlds--Next Century

  • 1981
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Science Fiction

Interesting variation on the Orson Welles "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast in the 1930s and the furor it created. Wilhelmi stars as a television reporter in the year 1999 who sees Martians invade Earth but can find no one to believe him. The government knows the truth, but the officials make Wilhelmi appear mad. More a statement about the media than...read more

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Interesting variation on the Orson Welles "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast in the 1930s and the furor it created. Wilhelmi stars as a television reporter in the year 1999 who sees Martians invade Earth but can find no one to believe him. The government knows the truth, but the officials

make Wilhelmi appear mad. More a statement about the media than a science fiction film, THE WAR OF THE WORLDS--NEXT CENTURY is provocative and fascinating.

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  • Released: 1981
  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Interesting variation on the Orson Welles "War of the Worlds" radio broadcast in the 1930s and the furor it created. Wilhelmi stars as a television reporter in the year 1999 who sees Martians invade Earth but can find no one to believe him. The government… (more)

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