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Celebrate the 65th Anniversary of one of Hollywood’s greatest sci-fi films of all time. This Oscar winning adaptation of the chilling H.G. Wells novel delivers eye-popping thrills, laser-hot action, and unrelenting, edge-of-your-seat suspense. This is a must-see, Paramount Pictures Technicolor classic, from producer George Pal.

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Ratings and Reviews

4.4 out of 5
146 Ratings
146 Ratings

85% TOMATOMETER

  • Average 7.2/10
  • Fresh 23
  • Rotten 4

Critics Consensus: Though it's dated in spots, The War of the Worlds retains an unnerving power, updating H.G. Wells' classic sci-fi tale to the Cold War era and featuring some of the best special effects of any 1950s film.

14+ COMMON SENSE

Some grisly and scary parts. Not for young 'uns.

Information

Studio
Paramount Pictures
Released
Copyright
© 1953 Paramount Pictures

Languages

Primary
English (Stereo, Dolby 5.1)
Additional
Dutch (Subtitles), Portuguese (Subtitles), Spanish (Stereo)

Accessibility

CC
Closed captions refer to subtitles in the available language with addition of relevant nondialogue information.

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