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The Resource War of the worlds, DreamWorks Pictures ; Paramount Pictures ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording DVD)

War of the worlds, DreamWorks Pictures ; Paramount Pictures ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording DVD)

Label
War of the worlds
Title
War of the worlds
Statement of responsibility
DreamWorks Pictures ; Paramount Pictures ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A contemporary retelling of H. G. Wells's classic, the sci-fi thriller reveals the extraordinary battle for the future of humankind through the eyes of one American family. Fleeing from an extraterrestrial army of killer Tripods that annihilate everything in their path, Ray Ferrier races to keep his family safe
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by John Williams ; costume designer, Joanna Johnston ; production designer, Rick Carter ; director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; executive producer, Paula Wagner
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG-13, for frightening sequences of sci-fi violence and disturbing images
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1866-1946
  • 1946-
  • 1962-
  • 1994-
  • 1958-
  • 1932-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Friedman, Josh
  • Koepp, David
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Fanning, Dakota
  • Otto, Miranda
  • Robbins, Tim
  • Williams, John
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • Paramount Pictures
Runtime
116
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Imaginary wars and battles
  • Science fiction films
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
War of the worlds, DreamWorks Pictures ; Paramount Pictures ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
  • Special features: languages: English, French ; featurette: "Designing the enemy: tripods and aliens"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (117 min.)
Isbn
9781417057849
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
94392
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD
Label
War of the worlds, DreamWorks Pictures ; Paramount Pictures ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
  • Special features: languages: English, French ; featurette: "Designing the enemy: tripods and aliens"
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (DVD) (117 min.)
Isbn
9781417057849
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
94392
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
Video recording format
DVD

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