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The War of the Worlds (1953)

PG 1953-08-13 (US) Science FictionAction 1h 25m
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Mighty panorama of Earth-shaking fury as an army from Mars invades!


The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, until they discover it is the first of many transport devices from Mars bringing an army of invaders invincible to any man-made weapon, even the atomic bomb.

  1. Byron Haskin


  2. H.G. Wells


  3. Barré Lyndon


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  1. Gene Barry

    Gene Barry

    Dr. Clayton Forrester

  2. Ann Robinson

    Ann Robinson

    Sylvia Van Buren

  3. Lewis Martin

    Lewis Martin

    Pastor Dr. Matthew Collins

  4. Les Tremayne

    Les Tremayne

    Maj. Gen. Mann

  5. Frank Kreig

    Frank Kreig

    Fiddler Hawkins (uncredited)

  6. Vernon Rich

    Vernon Rich

    Col. Ralph Heffner

  7. Sandro Giglio

    Sandro Giglio

    Dr. Bilderbeck

  8. Ann Codee

    Ann Codee

    Dr. Duprey (uncredited)

  9. Robert Cornthwaite

    Robert Cornthwaite

    Dr. Pryor (as Bob Cornthwaite)

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