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War of the worlds [videodisc] / Paramount Pictures ; DreamWorks SKG ; Amblin Entertainment ; Cruise/Wagner Productions, a Steven Spielberg film


Ray Ferrier is a working class man living in New Jersey. He has become estranged from his family and his life isn't in order. His small town life is shaken violently by the arrival of destructive intruders: Aliens which have come up from the ground, en masse, to destroy Earth and all the humans living on it. As the aliens plow through the country in a wave of mass destruction and violence, Ray must put aside thoughts of himself and come to the defense of his children. As the world fends for itself, it's inhabitants must save humanity from a far greater force that threatens to destroy it.

Record details

  • ISBN: 141705784X
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 117 min.) : anamorphic, sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Widescreen ed.]
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Pictures : c2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Based on the novel by H.G. Wells.
Special features: Designing the enemy: Tripods and aliens.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg ; music, John Williams.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Rick Gonzalez, Yul Vazquez.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
English, dubbed French, or dubbed Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Subject: Human-alien encounters > Drama.
Family problems > Drama.
New Jersey > Drama.
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 > Film and video adaptations.
Science fiction films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Skagit Evergreen Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Swinomish Library District. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at La Conner Regional Library.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
La Conner Regional Library DVD WAR 101364 MULTIMEDIA Available -

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