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The War Of the Worlds (1953) / When Worlds Collide (1951) (Double Feature)
The War Of the Worlds / When Worlds Collide
1953
Actors: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson
Director: Byron Haskin
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Science Fiction & Fantasy
G     2007     2hr 47min

H.G. Wells' chilling novel of a Martian invasion of Earth becomes even more frightening in this 1952 film adaptation that's widely regarded as one of the greatest sci-fi movies of all time. An Oscar. winner for Best Specia...  more »

     
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Actors: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson
Director: Byron Haskin
Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Sub-Genres: Action & Adventure, Indie & Art House, Science Fiction
Studio: Paramount
Format: DVD - Color,Full Screen
DVD Release Date: 08/07/2007
Release Year: 2007
Run Time: 2hr 47min
Screens: Color,Full Screen
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 4
MPAA Rating: G (General Audience)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Video Quality Apparently Compressed from Original
The Weary Professor | NJ, USA | 08/24/2007
(3 out of 5 stars)

"I own the War of the Worlds stand alone release, but wanted When Worlds Collide, so I picked up this double feature disk. Not only are the extras from the War of the Worlds release missing, but the film seems to have been remastered at a lower bitrate to fit it on a single dual-layer DVD along with When Worlds Collide. I actually noticed a difference on my TV, so I popped the disks in the computer and confirmed it. These are just the films with no extras at all. My advice: Order the single disk releases for better quality and extras at a relatively small price difference."
Early 1950's Movies
Lynn Frank | Cumming, GA | 08/25/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Of course, I had seen them before, but truly loved seeing them again. They are excellent! Lena"
50's SCIFI movie combo
Ted Heilmann | Metro Milwaukee, WI USA | 06/03/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"If you enjoy fun, entertaining and visually satisfying science fiction, then this combo is no disappointment. Cream of the crop 1950's movies here. There's a lot of effort in the visuals in these films. And these films don't need gore to hold your attention. Most everyone over 40 years old knows these films and appreciate the quality of workmanship for the time they were produced. Every member of the family can enjoy these classics. The price for this combo is reasonable in my opinion. I can finally retired my VHS versions."
Two Great Classic Sci-fi Movies
Roy A. VanDeventer | Lacey, WA USA | 05/19/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Two of the greatest classic Sci-Fi movies ever done - on one DVD. Best special effects for their time. Great story line. I loved them"