About

Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop of his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.

6.5
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Directed by

Steven Spielberg

Written by

David Koepp (Screenplay)
Josh Friedman (Screenplay)
H.G. Wells (Novel)
Chris Baker (Storyboard)

Runtime

116 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

They're already here.

Cast

Keywords

daughter alien invasion post traumatic stress disorder airplane new jersey dystopia apocalypse human subjugation

Photos

Lists

#599 on The 21st Century Most Acclaimed Films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

Awards

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Editing Richard King

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Visual Effects Dennis Muren

Oscar nomination for Best Achievement in Sound Mixing Andy Nelson Ron Judkins Anna Behlmer