Top 9 War Of The Worlds Movie Facts

Following is our collection of War Of The Worlds facts. Handpicked and verified, these little-known details can be obscure enough most people will miss. These behind the scene easter eggs and hidden messages will give you another view of War Of The Worlds film message.

War of the Worlds (2005) saw the first use an actual Marine M1A1 MBT. Up until then other tanks had been disguised as an M1A1.

Birds follow the Martian tripods in War of the Worlds (2005), much like the follow whales or large herds that leave plentiful food in their wake.
Birds follow the Martian tripods in War of the Worlds (2005), much like the follow whales or large herds that leave plentiful food in their wake.

War Of The Worlds Trivia

These trivia from Reddit and other sources can be used as questions with answers in quizzes or games.

  1. The Boeing 747 used in the plane crash set was an actual 747 purchased by Spielberg and was then dismantled on location

  2. A random soldier's line makes it possible to calculate the speed of the tripods (8 miles per hour).

  3. : The Grandparents.

War Of The Worlds Easter Eggs

Hidden objects, characters, easter eggs, and their meanings are wonderful ways to discover the filmmaker's perspectives of any given movie.

  • The grandparents are played by the two leads in the 1953 film (Gene Barry and Ann Robinson)

War Of The Worlds Hidden Details

1 - There is no trigger on the shotgun.
There is no trigger on the shotgun.
1 - Some of the passengers on the plane are found in the river later on in the film as both the bodies on the plane and in the river aren't "Fried" from the alien lasers.
Some of the passengers on the plane are found in the river later on in the film as both the bodies on the plane and in the river aren't "Fried" from the alien lasers.
War Of The Worlds poster
War Of The Worlds poster

War Of The Worlds Plot

As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival in this sci-fi action film.

Cast and Details

Here are the full cast and crew of War Of The Worlds. The goofs, crazy credits, and trivia they have performed may have not taken your attention. Some are hidden for a reason, while others randomly forgotten.

Genre Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Director Steven Spielberg
Stars Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto, Justin Chatwin
IMDB score 6.5