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War of the Worlds

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.


Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise

Ray Ferrier

Morgan Freeman
Morgan Freeman

Narrator (Voice)

Justin Chatwin
Justin Chatwin

Robbie Ferrier

Amy Ryan
Amy Ryan

Neighbor With Toddler

Channing Tatum
Channing Tatum

Boy in Church (uncredited)

Miranda Otto
Miranda Otto


War of the Worlds Cast

Name Character
Morgan Freeman He was 68, now 84 years old as Narrator (Voice)
Tom Cruise He was 42, now 59 years old as Ray Ferrier
Dakota Fanning She was 11, now 27 years old as Rachel Ferrier
Miranda Otto She was 37, now 53 years old as Mary-Ann
Justin Chatwin He was 22, now 38 years old as Robbie Ferrier
Tim Robbins He was 46, now 63 years old as Harlan Ogilvy
Camillia Sanes as News Producer
John Scurti He was 5, now 21 years old as Ferry Captain
Lisa Ann Walter She was 41, now 58 years old as Bartender
Ty Simpkins He was 3, now 20 years old as 3 Year Old Boy
Columbus Short He was 22, now 39 years old as Soldier
Takayo Fischer She was 72, now 88 years old as Older Woman
Lenny Venito He was 36, now 52 years old as Manny the Mechanic
Channing Tatum He was 25, now 41 years old as Boy in Church (uncredited)
Amy Ryan She was 35, now 51 years old as Neighbor With Toddler
Rick Gonzalez He was 25, now 42 years old as Vincent
Gene Barry He was 86, 90 years old when he died as Grandfather
David Alan Basche He was 36, now 53 years old as Tim
Yul Vazquez He was 40, now 56 years old as Julio
Tom Kenny He was 42, now 59 years old as SpongeBob SquarePants (voice)
Travis Aaron Wade He was 29, now 46 years old as Soldier
Ann Robinson She was 76, now 92 years old as Grandmother
Marlon Young He was 44, now 60 years old as News Cameraman
Dempsey Pappion He was 25, now 42 years old as Man in Basket
James DuMont He was 39, now 56 years old as Well-Meaning Father
Daniel Eric Gold He was 29, now 46 years old as Conspiracy Buff

War of the Worlds Crew

Name Department
Terri Taylor as Casting. Production
Debra Zane as Casting. Production
Doug J. Meerdink as Art Direction. Art
Cari Finken as Special Effects. Crew
Jennifer Alessi as Extras Casting. Production
Richard Hymns as Supervising Sound Editor. He was 57 (now 74) years old Sound
Richard Hymns as Sound Editor. He was 57 (now 74) years old Sound
Roy Barnes as Set Designer. He was 57 (58) years old when He died Art
Anne Kuljian as Set Decoration. She was 56 (now 72) years old Art
Daniel Sudick as Special Effects Coordinator. Crew
R.J. Kizer as Supervising ADR Editor. He was 52 (now 69) years old Sound
Brian Witten as Production Executive. Production
Chris Baker as Storyboard Artist. Art
Stefan Sonnenfeld as Colorist. He was 40 (now 56) years old Editing
Sam Seig as First Assistant Editor. Editing
David Witz as Unit Production Manager. Production
Robert Jackson as Boom Operator. He was 58 (8) years old when He died Sound
Shawn Murphy as Scoring Mixer. He was 53 (now 70) years old Sound
David Blitstein as Special Effects Supervisor. Visual Effects
Casey O'Neill as Stunt Double. He was 35 (now 51) years old Crew
Steven Spielberg as Director. He was 58 (now 74) years old Directing
Kathleen Kennedy as Producer. She was 52 (now 68) years old Production
Colin Wilson as Producer. He was 74 (82) years old when He died Production
Janusz Kamiński as Director of Photography. He was 46 (now 62) years old Camera
Michael Kahn as Editor. He was 69 (now 85) years old Editing
Rick Carter as Production Design. He was 53 (now 69) years old Art
Josh Friedman as Screenplay. He was 38 (now 54) years old Writing
David Koepp as Screenplay. He was 42 (now 58) years old Writing
Gregory Alpert as Production Supervisor. Production
Bruce Paul Barbour as Utility Stunts. He was 56 (now 72) years old Crew
David Lucarelli as ADR Engineer. Sound
H.G. Wells as Novel. He was 138 (79) years old when He died Writing
Caitlin McKenna-Wilkinson as ADR Voice Casting. She was 40 (now 57) years old Production
Randy Thom as Sound Designer. He was 5 (now 21) years old Sound
Conrad Pope as Orchestrator. He was 5 (now 21) years old Sound
Charleen Richards as ADR Mixer. Sound
James Barron as Carpenter. He was 235 (81) years old when He died Crew
Kenny Myers as Makeup Artist. Costume & Make-Up
Norman Newberry as Art Direction. Art
Hugo Weng as Dialogue Editor. Sound
G.A. Aguilar as Stunts. Crew
Kasra Farahani as Costume Illustrator. He was 27 (now 43) years old Costume & Make-Up
Gary A. Hecker as Foley. He was 44 (now 61) years old Sound
Damian Collier as Executive Producer. He was 5 (now 21) years old Production
Ron Judkins as Sound Mixer. He was 52 (now 68) years old Sound
Christian Zimmermann as Standby Painter. He was 245 (82) years old when He died Art
Adam Somner as First Assistant Director. Directing
Simon Jayes as Camera Operator. Camera
BJ McDonnell as Additional Grip. Camera
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  • Release day: Tuesday, June 28, 2005
  • Runtime: 117 minutes
  • Budget: 132000000.00
  • Revenue: 603873119.00