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The War of the Worlds

1953 Rated NR 1hr 25m

When a scorching meteor-like object crashes to Earth, a scientist waits three ill-fated days for the object -- a spaceship filled with Martians -- to cool. Meanwhile, the extraterrestrials continue their invasion of the planet.

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Movie Details

  • Top 100 Thrills nominee
  • Top 100 Movies nominee
1954 Academy Award®
  • Best Visual Effects
  • Best Sound nominee
  • Best Film Editing nominee
Not rated. This movie has not been rated by the MPAA.
Common Sense rating OK for kids 14+
Screen formats

Full Screen 1.33:1



Closed captioned


Language and sound

English: Dolby Digital Mono, French: Dolby Digital Mono

Other features

A decent DVD from Paramount, with rich colors and solid sound (Dolby Digital Mono in English and French). Stereo sound, which was used on the older laser disc, is not available here. A theatrical trailer is included.