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THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (1953)

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS <span>(1953)</span> artwork

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS (1953)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 82

Release dates 14/11/2005, 24/10/2005

Ratings Info Contains mild language, violence and horror

Director(s) Byron Haskin

Cast includes Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne, Bob Cornthwaite, Henry Brandon, Cedri Hardwicke (narrator)

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

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Ratings info

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

THE WAR OF THE WORLDS is a science fiction thriller in which alien life forms from Mars invade Earth.

Language

There is infrequent use of mild bad language.

Violence

Occasional scenes of violence occur during the alien attack, in which humans fire guns and canons at the alien machines. The aliens use a heat ray which causes human characters to disappear, sometimes leaving the outline of their bodies in ash on the ground, or in one scene two soldiers are very briefly seen on fire.

Threat

There are occasional scenes of mild threat in which characters run or hide from the aliens.

Details

Title
THE WAR OF THE WORLDS
Year
1953
Formats
Cinema, DVD
Distributor(s)
Paramount Home Entertainment (UK),Paramount Film Service Ltd,CIC Video
Classified date(s)
19/09/2005
Main language
English
BBFC reference
AZF041504

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