War of the Worlds (2005)

PG-13 | 117 mins | Science fiction | 29 June 2005

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Director:

Steven Spielberg

Cinematographer:

Janusz Kaminski

Editor:

Michael Kahn

Production Designer:

Rick Carter

Production Companies:

Amblin Entertainment , C|W Productions
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SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
Los Angeles Times
29 Jun 2005
p. 1.
New York Times
29 Jun 2005
p. 1.
Variety
11 Jul 2005
pp. 23-24.
CAST
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
Crowd onlookers:
[and]
War of the Worlds soldiers:
[and]
Men in baskets:
[and]
Boston soldiers:
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PRODUCTION CREDITS
NAME
PARENT COMPANY
PRODUCTION TEXT
A Steven Spielberg Film
NAME
CREDITED AS
CREDIT
DIRECTORS
Unit prod mgr
Unit prod mgr
1st asst dir
2d asst dir
2d asst dir
Addl 2d asst dir, Virginia unit
2d 2d asst dir
2d 2d asst dir, New York unit
PRODUCERS
Exec prod
WRITERS
PHOTOGRAPHY
Dir of photog
Cam op
"B" cam op, New York unit
1st asst photog
"B" 1st asst photog
2d asst photog
"B" 2d asst photog
"B" 2d asst photog, New York unit
Film loader
Film loader, New York unit
Libra mount op
Video assist
Chief lighting tech
Chief lighting tech, New York unit
Asst chief lighting tech
Asst chief lighting tech, New York unit
Chief elec, New York unit
Chief rigging elec
Chief rigging elec, New York unit
Asst chief rigging elec
Asst chief rigging elec, Virginia unit
Rigging elec, Virginia unit
Rigging elec, Virginia unit
Elec foreperson, New York unit
Elec
Elec, New York unit
Elec, New York unit
1st company grip
1st company grip, New York unit
2d company grip
2d company grip, New York unit
1st company rigging grip
2d company rigging grip
Rigging grip, Virginia unit
Rigging grip, Virginia unit
Dolly grip op
Dolly grip op, New York unit
"B" dolly grip op
Technocrane op
Still photog
Still photog, New York unit
Filmed on
ART DIRECTORS
Prod des
Supv art dir
Art dir
Art dir
Art dir, New York unit
Art dir, New York unit
Art dir, Virginia unit
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir
Asst art dir, New York unit
Asst art dir, New York unit
Asst art dir, New York unit
Asst art dir, New York unit
Asst art dir, New York unit
Asst art dir, New York unit
Asst art dir, New York unit
Concept illustrator
Concept illustrator
Storyboard artist
Previsualization supv
Previsualization
Previsualization
Previsualization
Previsualization
Art dept coord
Asst art dept coord
Art dept coord, New York unit
Graphic des, New York unit
Graphic des, New York unit
FILM EDITORS
1st asst ed
Asst ed
Asst ed
Asst ed
Asst ed
Asst ed
Apprentice ed
Post prod asst
Negative cutter
SET DECORATORS
Set dec
Asst set dec, New York unit
Asst set dec, New York unit
Prop master
Prop master, New York unit
Asst prop master
Asst prop master, New York unit
Lead person
Lead person
Lead person, New York unit
Lead person, Virginia unit
On-set dresser
On-set dresser, New York unit
On-set dresser, New York unit
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser
Set dresser, Virginia unit
Set dressing foreperson, New York unit
Set des
Set des
Set des
Set des
Model maker
Model maker
Model maker
Const coord
Const coord, New York unit
Const coord, Virginia unit
Const foreperson
Const foreperson, New York unit
Const foreperson, New York unit
Const foreperson, Virginia unit
Const foreperson, Virginia unit
Paint foreperson
Paint foreperson
Paint foreperson
Sculptor foreperson
Head labor foreperson
Plaster foreperson
Plaster foreperson
Carpenter foreperson
Carpenter foreperson
Carpenter foreperson
Carpenter foreperson
Carpenter foreperson
Carpenter foreperson
Carpenter foreperson
Carpenter foreperson
Labor foreperson
Labor foreperson
Labor foreperson
Labor foreperson
Labor foreperson
Labor foreperson
Labor foreperson
On-set painter
On-set painter, New York unit
Lead painter, Virginia unit
Sculptor sub-foreperson
Greens supv
Chief greens foreperson
Chief greens foreperson
Chief greensperson, New York unit
Chief greensperson, Virginia unit
Greens foreperson
Greens foreperson, Virginia unit
On-set greens foreperson
Greens sub-foreperson
Greens sub-foreperson
Prop shop foreperson, New York unit
Const shop mgr, New York unit
Scenic artist, New York unit
COSTUMES
Cost des
Asst cost des
Cost supv
Cost supv, New York unit
Cost supv, New York unit
Cost supv, Virginia unit
Key cost
Key cost
Set cost
Set cost
Set cost
Set cost
Set cost
Set cost, New York unit
Set cost, New York unit
Set cost, New York unit
Set cost, New York unit
Key tailor
Cost to Mr. Cruise
MUSIC
Mus ed
Mus scoring mixer
Mus contractor
Vocal contractor
Mus preparation
Scoring crew
Scoring crew
Scoring crew
Scoring crew
Scoring crew
Scoring crew
Mus rec and mixed at
Culver City, CA
SOUND
Supv sd ed/Sd des
Re-rec mixer
Re-rec mixer
Sd mixer
Boom op
Boom op, New York unit
Cable person
Cable person, New York unit
1st asst sd ed
1st asst sd ed
Addl sd des and editing
Addl sd des and editing
Addl sd des and editing
Sd eff ed
Sd eff rec
Sd eff rec
Dial ed
Dial ed
ADR supv
ADR ed
ADR ed
ADR rec
ADR stage eng
Foley supv
Foley ed
Foley ed
Foley mixer
Supv foley artist
Foley artist
Voice casting
Asst sd ed
Asst sd ed
Asst sd ed
Addl sd mixing
Addl sd mixing
Re-rec eng
Re-rec eng
Post prod facilities provided by
Addl sd des services by
A Lucasfilm Ltd. Company, Marin County, California
Addl sd des
Sd eff ed
Asst sd des
Digital compositor, ILM
Dolby sd consultant
VISUAL EFFECTS
Sr visual eff supv
Visual eff supv
ILM anim supv
ILM visual eff prod
Spec eff coord
Spec eff supv
Spec eff supv
Spec eff supv, New York unit
Spec eff foreperson
Spec eff foreperson
Spec eff buyer
Chief spec eff tech, Virginia unit
Spec eff tech
Spec eff tech
Spec eff tech
Spec eff tech
Spec eff tech
Spec eff tech
Spec eff tech
Spec eff tech
Spec eff tech
Spec eff tech, Virginia unit
Spec eff tech, Virginia unit
Spec eff tech, Virginia unit
Spec eff tech, Virginia unit
Spec eff model maker foreperson
Visual eff prod
Visual eff coord
Visual eff plate coord
Spec visual eff and anim by
A Lucasfilm Ltd. Company, Marin County, California
Digital prod supv, ILM
TD supv, ILM
Compositing supv, ILM
Assoc anim supv, ILM
Assoc anim supv, ILM
Seq supv, ILM
Seq supv, ILM
Seq supv, ILM
Seq supv, ILM
Seq supv, ILM
Seq supv, ILM
Seq supv, ILM
Visual eff art dir, ILM
Digital model supv, ILM
Digital model supv, ILM
Creature development supv, ILM
Visual eff ed, ILM
Lead inferno artist, ILM
Lead digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Addl visual eff supv, ILM
Addl visual eff supv, ILM
Lead digital matte artist, ILM
Model/miniature supv, ILM
Visual eff assoc prod, ILM
Lead CG layout artist, ILM
Visual eff dir of photog, ILM
Visual eff dir of photog, ILM
Sr anim, ILM
Sr anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Anim, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
Digital compositor, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
TD's, ILM
Inferno artist, ILM
Inferno artist, ILM
Inferno artist, ILM
Inferno artist, ILM
Inferno artist, ILM
Inferno artist, ILM
Inferno artist, ILM
Inferno artist, ILM
Inferno artist, ILM
Digital matte artist, ILM
Digital matte artist, ILM
Digital matte artist, ILM
Digital matte artist, ILM
Digital matte artist, ILM
Digital matte artist, ILM
Digital matte artist, ILM
Digital matte artist, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Digital models, ILM
Creature development artist, ILM
Creature development artist, ILM
Creature development artist, ILM
Creature development artist, ILM
Creature development artist, ILM
Creature development artist, ILM
Creature development artist, ILM
Creature development artist, ILM
Creature development artist, ILM
ILM creature des
ILM creature des
ILM creature des
Matchmove artist, ILM
Matchmove artist, ILM
Matchmove artist, ILM
Matchmove artist, ILM
Matchmove artist, ILM
Matchmove artist, ILM
Matchmove artist, ILM
Matchmove artist, ILM
Matchmove artist, ILM
Lead loc data capture, ILM
Loc data capture, ILM
Layout tech lead, ILM
CG layout artist, ILM
CG layout artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Digital paint & roto artist, ILM
Visual eff coord, ILM
Visual eff coord, ILM
Visual eff coord, ILM
Prod mgr, ILM
Visual eff prod asst, ILM
Visual eff prod asst, ILM
Visual eff prod asst, ILM
VFX 1st asst cam op, ILM
VFX 1st asst cam op, ILM
Asst ed, ILM
Lead model/miniature painter, ILM
Model/miniature painter, ILM
Model/miniature painter, ILM
Model/miniature painter, ILM
Model/miniature painter, ILM
Sr model maker, ILM
Sr model maker, ILM
Sr model maker, ILM
Sr model maker, ILM
Sr model maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Model/miniature maker, ILM
Practical eff supv, ILM
Practical eff supv, ILM
Practical eff tech, ILM
Practical eff tech, ILM
Practical eff tech, ILM
Practical eff tech, ILM
Practical eff tech, ILM
Practical eff tech, ILM
Stage tech, ILM
Stage tech, ILM
Stage tech, ILM
Stage tech, ILM
Stage tech, ILM
Stage tech, ILM
Stage tech, ILM
Stage tech, ILM
Model shop coord, ILM
Research and development, ILM
Research and development, ILM
Research and development, ILM
Video assist, ILM
Prod accountant, ILM
Prod & tech support, ILM
Prod & tech support, ILM
Prod & tech support, ILM
Prod & tech support, ILM
Prod & tech support, ILM
Prod & tech support, ILM
Prod & tech support, ILM
Prod & tech support, ILM
ILM sr staff
ILM sr staff
Visual eff exec prod, ILM
Concept des by
Concept des by
Concept artist
Concept artist
Concept artist
CG artist
CG artist
Hero weed and live action crashed tripod eff by
Eff supv, Stan Winston Studio
Eff supv, Stan Winston Studio
Spec eff coord, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Scenic key artist, Stan Winston Studio
Key tech, Stan Winston Studio
Key tech, Stan Winston Studio
Key tech, Stan Winston Studio
Key tech, Stan Winston Studio
Key tech, Stan Winston Studio
Fake bodies by
Main and end title des
Opticals by
MAKEUP
Makeup dept head
Key makeup
Key makeup, New York unit
Makeup artist
Makeup artist
Prosthetics fabrication
Prosthetics fabrication
Hair dept head
Key hairstylist
Key hairstylist, New York unit
Hairstylist to Mr. Cruise
PRODUCTION MISC
Casting
Casting
New York casting assoc
Los Angeles casting assoc
Casting asst
Background casting
Background casting, New York unit
Background casting, Virginia unit
Helicopter pilot
Prod supv
Prod supv, New York unit
Scr supv, New York unit
Loc mgr, New York unit
Asst loc mgr
Asst loc mgr, New York unit
Asst loc mgr, Virginia unit
Sr researcher
Researcher
Military tech adv
Assoc to Mr. Spielberg
Asst to Mr. Spielberg
Asst to Mr. Spielberg
Prod asst to Mr. Spielberg
Exec asst to Ms. Wagner
Asst to Ms. Wagner
Assoc to Ms. Kennedy
Prod asst to Ms. Kennedy
Assoc to Mr. Wilson
Asst to Mr. Wilson
Exec asst to Mr. Cruise
Prod coord
Prod coord, New York unit
Prod coord, Virginia unit
Asst prod coord
Asst prod coord
Asst prod coord
Asst prod coord, New York unit
Prod secy
Prod secy, New York unit
Prod secy, New York unit
Prod secy, Virginia unit
Prod secy, Virginia unit
DGA trainee
DGA trainee, New York unit
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, New York unit
Prod asst, Virginia unit
Prod asst, Virginia unit
Unit pub
Studio teacher
Studio teacher
Medic
Medic, New York unit
Prod auditor
1st asst auditor
1st asst auditor
Asst auditor
Asst auditor
Asst auditor
Asst auditor
Asst auditor, New York unit
Asst auditor, New York unit
Asst auditor, New York unit
Asst auditor, New York unit
Asst auditor, Virginia unit
Payroll auditor
Payroll auditor, New York unit
Const estimator
Const auditor
Const auditor, New York unit
Auditing asst
Auditing asst, New York unit
Marine coord
Asst marine coord
Post prod exec
Post prod supv
Assoc post prod coord
Post prod coord
Amblin projectionist
Transportation coord
Transportation coord, New York unit
Transportation coord, New York unit
Transportation coord, Virginia unit
Transportation capt
Transportation capt
Transportation capt, New York unit
Transportation co-capt, New York unit
Transportation co-capt, New York unit
Transportation capt, Virginia unit
Transportation dispatcher
Catering by
Craft service
Craft service, New York unit
Prod security provided by
STAND INS
Stunt coord
Asst stunt coord
Stuntman for Mr. Cruise
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
Stunts
COLOR PERSONNEL
Col timer
SOURCES
LITERARY
Based on the novel The War of the Worlds by H. G. Wells (London, 1898).
AUTHOR
SONGS
"Flatline," by Jeffrey Scott Harber, Jayce Alexander Basques, William Peng & Drew Dehaven Hall, performed by Aphasia, courtesy of Luke Eddins at Luke Hits and Joint Venture Recordings
"Nobody Move," by Benjamin Mallon, Michael Ashby, William Sherwin, Eric Joy, Omari Edwards, & Glenn Kuchenbeiser, performed by Capstone, courtesy of Luke Eddins at Luke Hits
"Enigma Vibe 2," written & performed by Nicholas Carr, courtesy of Nickelodeon
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SONGS
"Flatline," by Jeffrey Scott Harber, Jayce Alexander Basques, William Peng & Drew Dehaven Hall, performed by Aphasia, courtesy of Luke Eddins at Luke Hits and Joint Venture Recordings
"Nobody Move," by Benjamin Mallon, Michael Ashby, William Sherwin, Eric Joy, Omari Edwards, & Glenn Kuchenbeiser, performed by Capstone, courtesy of Luke Eddins at Luke Hits
"Enigma Vibe 2," written & performed by Nicholas Carr, courtesy of Nickelodeon
"Sailor Moon BGM," by Arisawa Takanori, courtesy of Dic Music, LLC and Columbia Music Entertainment, Inc.
"Fa Wat," by Christopher Shawn King, performed by Kriz Kang, courtesy of Luke Eddins at Luke Hits
"Infierno," written & performed by Santino, courtesy of Luke Eddins at Luke Hits and Anouk Zisa-Bongiovi
"If I Ruled the World," by Leslie Bricusse & Cyril Ornadel, performed by Tony Bennett, courtesy of Columbia Records, by arrangement with Sony BMG Music Entertainment
"Little Deuce Coupe," by Brian Wilson & Roger Christian
"Hushabye Mountain," by Richard M. Sherman & Robert B. Sherman.
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DETAILS
Release Date:
29 June 2005
Premiere Information:
Los Angeles and New York openings: 29 June 2005
Physical Properties:
Sound
Dolby in selected theatres; SDDS in selected theatres; dts
Color
deluxe
Lenses/Prints
Filmed with Panavision cameras & lenses; Prints by Technicolor®
Duration(in mins):
117
MPAA Rating:
PG-13
Country:
United States
Language:
English
PCA No:
41830
Passed by NBR:
No
GENRE
Sub-genre:
Action


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