- Number of Discs: 2
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 14 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: May 31, 2005
- Originally Released: 2005
- Label: Goldhill Home Media
- 2-Disc Set
Disc 1: "The War of the Worlds: 100 Years of Terror"
Disc 2: "Mars: 100 Years of Discovery"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
This documentary about the classic sci-fi novel WAR OF THE WORLDS includes interviews with the cast and crew of the 2005 film by the same title, directed by Stephen Spielberg, and starring Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, and Tim Robbins. A fictional account of aliens invading Earth, H.G. Wells's book has provided the basis for numerous other stories, novels, and films. H.G. WELLS' WAR OF THE WORLDS examines the famous sci-fi story and several of the works it has informed, from Orson Welles's infamous radio adaptation in 1938, to Spielberg's monumental Hollywood undertaking nearly 70 years later.