This movie starring Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning and Justin Chatwin was filmed at more than 4 locations. Among them Grace Community Lutheran Church in Newark, United States. All filming locations of War of the Worlds from 2005 are listed below.
Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
Adventure, Thriller, Science Fiction
United States of America
Tom Cruise (Ray Ferrier), Dakota Fanning (Rachel Ferrier), Justin Chatwin (Robbie Ferrier), Miranda Otto (Mary-Ann), Tim Robbins (Harlan Ogilvy), Rick Gonzalez (Vincent), Yul Vazquez (Julio) more..., Lenny Venito (Manny the Mechanic), Lisa Ann Walter (Bartender/Sheryl), Ann Robinson (Grandmother), Gene Barry (Grandfather), David Alan Basche (Tim), Roz Abrams (Herself), Camillia Monet (News Producer), Michael Brownlee (TV Reporter, Osaka), Marlon Young (News Cameraman), John Eddins (News Van Driver), Peter Gerety (Hatch Boss / Load Manager), David Harbour (Dock Worker), Miguel Antonio Ferrer (Brazilian Neighbor), January LaVoy (Brazilian Neighbor's Wife), Stephen Gevedon (Neighbor with Lawnmower), Julie White (Woman), Marianne Ebert (Hysterical Woman), Rafael Sardina (Mechanic's Assistant), Amy Ryan (Neighbor With Toddler), Ed Vassallo (Intersection Guy), Michael Arthur (Intersection Guy), Danny Hoch (Intersection Guy Cop), Sharrieff Pugh (Man Studying Street), Erika LaVonn (Photographer), Christopher Evan Welch (Photographer), John Michael Bolger (Man Holding Woman), Omar Jermaine (Man Holding Woman), Robert Cicchini (Guy in Suit), Jim Hanna (Bus Driver), Tracy Howe (Crowd Onlooker), Adam Lazarre-White (Crowd Onlooker), Vito D'Ambrosio (Crowd Onlooker), Laura Zoe Quist (Crowd Onlooker) and others.
Kathleen Kennedy (Producer), Colin Wilson (Producer), John Williams (Original Music Composer), Janusz Kamiński (Director of Photography), Michael Kahn (Editor), Terri Taylor (Casting), Debra Zane (Casting) more..., Rick Carter (Production Design), Doug J. Meerdink (Art Direction), Joanna Johnston (Costume Design), Cari Finken (Special Effects), H.G. Wells (Novel), Norman Newberry (Art Direction), Anne Kuljian (Set Decoration), Andrew Menzies (Art Direction), Pamela Wise (Costume Supervisor), Kathryn Blondell (Hair Department Head), Tony Fanning (Supervising Art Director), Damian Collier (Executive Producer), Paula Wagner (Executive Producer), Cedar Valentine (Art Department Coordinator), Randy Dutra (Animation Supervisor), Jenn Emberly (Animation Supervisor), Tim Harrington (Animation Supervisor), Ryan Church (Creature Design), Tannis Vallely (Casting Associate), Robert Wojewodski (Assistant Costume Designer), Donna Maloney (Costume Supervisor), Amy Roth (Costume Supervisor), Peter Myles (Music Editor), Edward Karam (Orchestrator), Conrad Pope (Orchestrator), Terry Atchison (Armorer), David Fencl (Armorer), Frank House (Armorer), Steve Karnes (Armorer), Ana Maria Quintana (Script Supervisor), Karl J. Weschta (Armorer), Larry Zanoff (Armorer), Katharine Kremp (Hairstylist) and others.
Paramount, DreamWorks Pictures, Amblin Entertainment, Cruise/Wagner Productions
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Ray Ferrier and his kids exit the house looking with disbelief what has happened outside.
The earth moves, people panic and the church collapses.
Ray Ferrier is watching for his children at his house when something strange is happening in the sky.
** spoiler alert ** Ray Ferrier manages to get his daughter back to his ex wife safely. Arriving at the house he is in for a surprise.