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War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008)

Two years after the Martian invasion, George Herbert's worst fears are realized: The Aliens have returned. As a second wave of Martian walkers lay waste to what's left of Earth, an alliance... See full summary »

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C. Thomas Howell

Writers:

Steve Bevilacqua (story), Eric Forsberg | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
C. Thomas Howell ... George Herbert
Christopher Reid ... Pete
Kim Little ... Victoria Reed
Jonathan Levit ... Gorman
Danna Brady Danna Brady ... Sissy
Fred Griffith ... Major Kramer
Darren Dalton ... Shackleford
David Regal David Regal ... Finius
Leslie Gomez Leslie Gomez ... Charleze
Zack Beseda Zack Beseda ... Squid killer
Jason S. Gray Jason S. Gray ... Stingray
Jonathan Nation ... Stram
Murray SawChuck ... Tobias
Rebecca Baril Rebecca Baril ... Selma
Liam Howell Liam Howell ... Liam
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Storyline

Two years after the Martian invasion, George Herbert's worst fears are realized: The Aliens have returned. As a second wave of Martian walkers lay waste to what's left of Earth, an alliance of military forces prepares a daring attack on the Red Planet itself. Once again, the future of mankind hangs in the balance. Written by Eric Forsberg

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This time we fight back!


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 March 2008 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Budget:

$500,000 (estimated)
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Anthill Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

The sounds coming from Alex's hand-held video game are from the classic arcade game "Defender," in which the player fights aliens attempting to kidnap humans, which mirrors the basic plot of "War of the Worlds." See more »

Goofs

When Major Kramer is calling for the time jump coordinates to leave Mars orbit, he gets a real time response from Earth. This is impossible as it take radio signal 15 to 20 minutes, each way, to receive a transmission. See more »

Quotes

Victoria: We have no fleet left, no army, no one way ship.
Gorman: That's right.
Victoria: [pause] Wanna get drunk?
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References H.R. Pufnstuf (1969) See more »

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Music by Avenue A
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Not worth spending an hour and a half
25 April 2008 | by marvinmartianSee all my reviews

I've never seen anything so boring...

From the story (which is basically a mix between War of the World and Independence Day) to the acting (I was wondering if one can still call that acting since the trees in the forest have more attitude than the actual actors)....

Not mentioning the special effects (a little "ziiiiip" and a ray to make people disappear).

This movie had no budget and wanted to look like a million-dollar movie but frankly it was just painful to watch...

Now directing... well what can I say? ... we all know C. Thomas Howell as an actor ... so let me know that he is twice as bad as a director... there's basically no direction at all...

It's always sad to see someone like a former A-list actor becoming something like this but take my advice... do not buy or rent this movie.. keep your money for something worth it !


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