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The residents of a small town are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills, but their joy is short-lived when they discover it has passengers who are not very friendly.

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Directed by

Byron Haskin

Written by

Barré Lyndon (Screenplay)
H.G. Wells (Novel)

Runtime

85 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

Amazing! terrifying! The most savage spectacle of all time!

Cast

Keywords

alien invasion dystopia space marine space invasion laser gun

Photos

Lists

#65 on The 100 best sci-fi movies TimeOut

Awards

Oscar for Best Effects, Special Effects

Oscar nomination for Best Sound, Recording

Oscar nomination for Best Film Editing