War of the Worlds (2005)
116 min action, adventure, drama USA
Director: Steven Spielberg
Writers: Josh Friedman (screenplay), David Koepp (screenplay), and 1 more credit »
Stars:Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning and Tim Robbins
Miranda Otto, Justin Chatwin, Rick Gonzalez, etc...
Ray Ferrier (Tom Cruise) is a dock worker who is finishing a night of work in the morning, because he works the night shift. But when he gets home his young daughter Rachel (Dakota Fanning) and teenage son Robbie (Justin Chatwin) are staying with him at his house in Bayonne, New Jersey, while his pregnant ex-wife Mary Anne (Miranda Otto) and her new husband Tim (David Alan Basche) visit her parents in Boston for the weekend. But then the unthinkable and, ultimately, the unexpected happens to him in an extraordinary sense! Witnessing, and barely escaping the horror, first-hand, it's up to Ray to protect his two kids from terrorist and races up to Boston before one of them gets murdered by a large tripod machine in its path!