War of the worlds

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An ordinary man has to protect his children against alien invaders in this science fiction thriller, freely adapted from the classic story by H.G. Wells. Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise) is a dockworker living in New Jersey, divorced from his first wife Mary Ann (Miranda Otto) and estranged from his two children Rachel and Robbie (Dakota Fanning and Justin Chatwin), of whom he has custody on weekends. On one such visitation, looking after the kids becomes a little more difficult when, after a series of strange lighting storms hit his neighborhood, Ray discovers that a fleet of death-ray robotic spaceships have emerged nearby, part of the first wave of an all-out alien invasion of the Earth. Transporting his children from New York to Boston in an attempt to find safety at Mary Ann's parents' house, Ray must learn to become the protector and provider he never was in marriage. Also starring Tim Robbins, War of the Worlds was directed by Steven Spielberg, who had been planning the project for years, but set it aside until a wave of "alien invasion" films (led by Independence Day) had run its course. ~ Mark Deming, Rovi
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Freeman, Morgan,
Freeman, Morgan.
Friedman, Josh,
Friedman, Josh.
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Kahn, Michael, 1935-
Kamiński, Janusz, 1959-
Kennedy, Kathleen, 1954-
Koepp, David,
Koepp, David.
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Spielberg, Steven, 1946-
Vazquez, Yul.
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Williams, John, 1929 January 28-
Williams, John, 1932-
Wilson, Colin,
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Fathers -- Drama
Feature films
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Human-alien encounters -- New Jersey -- Drama
Padres e hijos -- Nueva Jersey -- Teatro
Science fiction -- Feature
Science fiction films
Space warfare -- Drama
Survival -- Drama
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