Top 9 War Of The Worlds Movie Details

While searching the internet for War Of The Worlds movie facts, I found some interesting little known details. Obscure enough that most people could miss it, I want to make you a favor by creating ordered lists with the most intriguing hidden details.

Most of them are not blatantly obvious to be observed at first sight, so take your time and read carefully. We have extensive definitions that accurately explain any behind the scene meaning or famous dialogues.

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.

Trivia

I have collected all the famous movie trivia questions with answers from Reddit and other sources. They can be very useful in quizzes or games, or simply to learn more information. Most of the fun War Of The Worlds details are suitable for kids.

  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.

Easter Eggs

Finding Easter Eggs in movies is one of my favorite hobbies. Hidden objects, characters, 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)

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.

I am pretty sure that you've watched War Of The Worlds, maybe in a theater near you or on the small screen, but probably not many of the small details have taken your attention. Most of the previous facts are hidden for some reason, but still, there is plenty of randomly forgetten stuff that makes the movie unique and interesting. The more you know, the more fascinated you'll be about War Of The Worlds and will watch it online, download or stream it again and again.

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