War of the Worlds

1988, TV Show

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Anna Faris Loves a Scary Good Time

Believe it or not, Anna Faris likes it when her lovable but clueless Cindy Campbell, who returns in Scary Movie 4 (now in theaters), takes a hit or two as she saves the world. "I'm always pretty game for that," says the actress. "Cindy's so sweet and innocent, which gets a little annoying, [so] it's fun to take me down every now and then."

Faris gets her wish in one scene in the latest sequel, when an airplane cart slams into Cindy's face. "It looks like it could have been [my] stunt double, which was frustrating because it was me," she reveals. On the flip side, Faris thinks moviegoers will see that it's definitely her "twin" taking hits from a Mike Tyson look-alike in the spoof of a boxing film. "[We] had this 10-minute, very choreographed sequ  Read Full Article

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Narration by Cedric Hardwicke surveys the solar system, and a fireball lands in California where Sylvia (Ann Robinson) and Pastor Collins (Lewis Martin) are attending a C.B. DeMille (who owned the film rights!) picture, in George Pal's The War of the Worlds, 1953.

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First trailer introduces how oblivious humans are to a watching alien race.

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Brief introduction to the attack on Earth by an alien race.

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Trailer for The War of the Worlds. H. G. Wells' sci-fi classic about the invasion of Planet Earth by aggressive creatures from Mars. Arriving in green-glowing spaceships shaped like metallic stingrays, the Martians blast their atomizing death beams through most of the major cities in the world. What can save the Earth? The answer is simpler than mankind might ever have guessed.

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Anna Faris Loves a Scary Good Time

Believe it or not, Anna Faris likes it when her lovable but clueless Cindy Campbell, who returns in Scary Movie 4 (now in theaters), takes a hit or two as she saves the world. "I'm always pretty game for that," says the actress. "Cindy's so sweet and innocent, which gets a little annoying, [so] it's fun to take me down every now and then." Faris gets her wish in one scene in the latest sequel, when an airplane cart slams into Cindy's face. "It looks like it could have been [my] stunt double, which was frustrating because it was me," she reveals. On the flip side, Faris thinks moviegoers will see that it's definitely her "twin" taking hits from a Mike Tyson look-alike in the spoof of a boxing film. "[We] had this 10-minute, very choreographed sequ read more

TOM CRUISE DECLARED "TIRESOME"

The ongoing odyssey of Tom Cruise and fiancée Katie Holmes earned the War of the Worlds star a brand-new category at Saturday's Razzie awards: most tiresome tabloid target, honoring "the celebs we're all sick and tired of." Elsewhere, Jenny McCarthy's Dirty Love took home four dishonors, while Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo's Rob Schneider, Star Wars: Episode III's Hayden Christensen and House of Wax's Paris Hilton saw their big-screen turns deemed dubious. read more

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Premiered: October 03, 1988, on Syndicated
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Premise: A sequel to the 1953 film pits a covert team of scientists against insidious alien invaders awakened from 35 years of induced hibernation after exposure to nuclear waste. Loosely based on the 1897 H.G. Wells novel.

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