The War Of The Worlds

  • 1953
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Science Fiction

A key sci-fi film of the 1950s, George Pal's THE WAR OF THE WORLDS is a vividly realized adaptation of the classic H.G. Wells novel, updated from 19th century London to 20th century California. Though it's bogged down by a stiff cast, a yawn-inspiring conventional romance, and a sappy religiosity, it remains a landmark in the history of special effects....read more

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02:23 — Classic sci-fi based on the H.G. Wells novel about a small town in California that is attacked by Martians.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: A key sci-fi film of the 1950s, George Pal's THE WAR OF THE WORLDS is a vividly realized adaptation of the classic H.G. Wells novel, updated from 19th century London to 20th century California. Though it's bogged down by a stiff cast, a yawn-inspiring conv… (more)

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