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War of the worlds (widescreen) / Paramount Pictures ; DreamWorks SKG ; Amblin Entertainment ; Cruise/Wagner Productions, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

Spielberg, Steven, 1946- (Added Author). Kennedy, Kathleen, 1954- (Added Author). Wilson, Colin. (Added Author). Friedman, Josh. (Added Author). Koepp, David. (Added Author). Cruise, Tom, 1962- (Added Author). Fanning, Dakota, 1994- (Added Author). Chatwin, Justin, 1982- (Added Author). Otto, Miranda. (Added Author). Robbins, Tim, 1958- (Added Author). Kamiński, Janusz, 1959- (Added Author). Freeman, Morgan. (Added Author). Williams, John, 1932- (Added Author). Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946 War of the worlds. (Added Author). Dreamworks Pictures. (Added Author). Paramount Pictures Corporation. (Added Author). DreamWorks Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Rick Gonzalez, Yul Vazquez. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library DVD WAR (2005) (SCI-FI) (Text) 39206019775004 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Chandler Branch Library DVD WAR (SCI-FIC) (Text) 39206021084387 Audiovisual - DVD Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Downtown Newburgh DVD WAR (SCI-FIC) (Text) 39206021086093 Audiovisual - DVD Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 141705784X (widescreen)
  • ISBN: 1417057858 (fullscreen)
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 117 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: [Widescreen ed.]
  • Publisher: Universal City, CA : DreamWorks Home Entertainment, [2005]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the novel by H.G. Wells.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; narrator, Morgan Freeman ; editor, Michael Kahn ; music, John Williams ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Rick Carter ; visual effects supervisor, Pablo Helman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Rick Gonzalez, Yul Vazquez.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for frightening sequences of sci-fi violence and disturbing images.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Language Note:
English, or dubbed French dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: Human-alien encounters > New Jersey > Drama.
Father and child > New Jersey > Drama.
Survival > Drama.
Padres e hijos > Nueva Jersey > Teatro.
Técnicas de supervivencia > Teatro.
Genre: Digital recordings.
Feature films.
Science fiction > Feature.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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