War of the Worlds
Cast: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Miranda Otto, Justin Chatwin, Tim Robbins,

Synopsis

Tom Cruise stars as Ray Ferrier a divorced dockworker and lessthanperfect father Soon after his exwife Miranda Otto and her new husband drop off his teenage son Robbie Justin Chatwin and young daughter Rachel Dakota Fanning for a rare weekend visit a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down Moments later at an intersection near his house Ray witnesses an extraordinary event that will change their lives forever A towering threelegged war machine emerges from deep beneath the earth and before anyone can react incinerates everything in sight An ordinary day has suddenly become the most extraordinary event of their lifetimes the first strike in a catastrophic alien attack on Earth Ray scrambles to get his children away from this merciless new enemy embarking on a journey that will take them across the ravaged countryside where they become caught in the desperate tide of refugees fleeing from an extraterrestrial army of Tripods But no matter where they run there is no safety no refuge only Rays unconquerable will to protect the ones he loves