For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
3.2
354 Ratings

The War of the Worlds

Directed by Byron Haskin
United States, 1953
Sci-Fi, Thriller, Horror

Synopsis

The Martians invade the planet Earth and begin to attack! Nothing seems to be able to defeat them, even an atom bomb.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what's now showing
The War of the Worlds Directed by Byron Haskin

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1954 | Winner: Best Effects, Special Effects

1954 | 2 nominations including: Best Sound, Recording

National Film Preservation Board

2011 | Winner: National Film Registry

Hugo Awards

1954 | Winner: Best Dramatic Presentation

What are people saying?