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Title War of the worlds [videorecording] / Dreamworks Pictures and Paramount Pictures present an Amblin Entertainment/Cruise/Wagner production ; a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg.

Imprint [Universal City, CA] : DreamWorks Pictures : Distributed by Universal Studios Home Video, [2005]


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD417    ---  DUE 07-20-18
 Eureka DVD Collection  DVD2    ---  Available
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD War of the Worlds  DVD    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (1 hr., 57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Based on the novel by H.G. Wells.
Access For private home use only.
Credits 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.
Cast Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Rick Gonzalez, Yul Vazquez.
Summary 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.
System Details DVD ; region 1 ; full-screen (1.33:1) presentation ; dual layer.
Source DON 03.2020 PARS
Language Closed-captioned ; dialogue in English (Dolby Digital 5.1 ; Dolby Digital 2.0 ; DTS 5.1 Ditital Surround) or French (Dolby Digital 5.1) with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Subject Human-alien encounters -- New Jersey -- Drama.
Father and child -- New Jersey -- Drama.
Genre/Form Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Cruise, Tom, 1962-
Spielberg, Steven, 1946-
Fanning, Dakota, 1994-
Otto, Miranda, 1967-
Robbins, Tim, 1958-
Friedman, Josh.
Koepp, David.
Kaminski, Janusz, 1959- cinematographer.
Williams, John, 1932-
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George), 1866-1946. War of the worlds.
Dreamworks Pictures.
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Added Title War of the worlds (Motion picture : 2005 : Spielberg)
ISBN 1417057858
Standard No. 678149439328
Music No. 94393 DreamWorks Pictures

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