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The Resource War of the worlds, Paramount Pictures ; DreamWorks SKG ; Amblin Entertainment ; Cruise/Wagner Productions, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

War of the worlds, Paramount Pictures ; DreamWorks SKG ; Amblin Entertainment ; Cruise/Wagner Productions, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)

Label
War of the worlds
Title
War of the worlds
Statement of responsibility
Paramount Pictures ; DreamWorks SKG ; Amblin Entertainment ; Cruise/Wagner Productions, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
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, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Rick Gonzalez, Yul Vazquez
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1946-
  • 1962-
  • 1994-
  • 1958-
  • 1932-
  • 1866-1946
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Cruise, Tom
  • Fanning, Dakota
  • Chatwin, Justin
  • Otto, Miranda
  • Robbins, Tim
  • Kaminski, Janusz
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Williams, John
  • Wells, H. G.
  • Dreamworks Pictures
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human-alien encounters
  • Father and child
  • Survival
  • Feature films
  • Science fiction
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
War of the worlds, Paramount Pictures ; DreamWorks SKG ; Amblin Entertainment ; Cruise/Wagner Productions, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm61494764
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (ca. 117 min.)
Isbn
9781417057863
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
678149439434
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
94394
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; stereo., Hi-fi, surround
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
War of the worlds, Paramount Pictures ; DreamWorks SKG ; Amblin Entertainment ; Cruise/Wagner Productions, a Steven Spielberg film ; produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson ; screenplay by Josh Friedman and David Koepp ; directed by Steven Spielberg, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by H.G. Wells
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
ocm61494764
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 videocassette (ca. 117 min.)
Isbn
9781417057863
Medium for sound
videotape
Other control number
678149439434
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
94394
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
VHS, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; stereo., Hi-fi, surround
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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