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War of the Worlds

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.

Premiered: October 7, 1988

Rating: None

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Teaser Trailer
01:56 — First trailer introduces how oblivious humans are to a watching alien race.
Super Bowl Spot
00:30 — Brief introduction to the attack on Earth by an alien race.
Trailer
02:16 — 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 gree (more…)
Trailer B
02:27 — Similar to trailer a, the second feature trailer for the sci-fi adaptation introduces the family on the run. Ray (Tom Cruise) might protect his family (more…)

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  • Premiered: October 7, 1988
  • Rating: None
  • 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. (more)

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