War of the Worlds (1953) parents guide

War of the Worlds (1953)

Overall B

Gene Barry and Ann Robinson fend off Martian invaders in this cult-classic, science fiction adventure based on H. G. Well's novel.

Release date August 27, 1953

Violence C
Sexual Content A
Profanity A
Substance Use B

Why is War of the Worlds (1953) rated G? The MPAA rated War of the Worlds (1953) G

Run Time: 85 minutes

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War of the Worlds (1953)
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia Not Rated
Alberta PG Violence, Frightening Scenes.
Manitoba Not Rated -----
Ontario Not Rated
Quebec Not Rated
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

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News About "War of the Worlds (1953)"

Cast and Crew

War of the Worlds (1953) is directed by and stars Gene Barry, Ann Robinson.

Home Video

The most recent home video release of War of the Worlds (1953) movie is November 1, 2005. Here are some details…

You won’t learn anything more about the Martians from this DVD release, which only offers the feature presentation in Dolby Digital 2.0 mono and Closed Captioning.

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  Director Steven Spielberg takes a crack at the same story with his 2005 version of the War of the Worlds. George Pal, who directed the 1953 film, also adapted another H. G. Wells’ novel for the screen when he made The Time Machine in 1960.

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