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The War of the Worlds (1953) - 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Imprint Films Limited Edition SteelBook

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Genres: Horror, Sci-Fi
Starring: Gene Barry, Ann Robinson, Les Tremayne
Director: Byron Haskin
Plot Synopsis:


In celebration of our two-year anniversary, we are revisiting Imprint Collection #1 in our first 4K & Blu-ray SteelBook™, housed in a 3D lenticular hardcase and a special 44 page collector’s booklet.

H.G. Wells’ chilling novel of a Martian invasion of Earth becomes even more frightening in this 1953 film adaptation that’s widely regarded as one of the greatest Sci-Fi movies of all time.


Special Features and Technical Specs:

Disc One – 4K UHD

  • Dolby Vision and HDR10
  • Remastered DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
  • Commentary by Actors Ann Robinson and Gene Barry
  • Commentary by Film Director Joe Dante, Film Historian Bob Burns, and Bill Warren, author of Keep Watching The Skies!
  • The Sky Is Falling: Making The War of the Worlds
  • H.G. Wells: The Father of Science Fiction
  • The Mercury Theatre On The Air presents The War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Optional English Subtitles

Disc 2 – Blu-ray

  • 4K restoration from the original camera negative
  • Audio commentary by film critics Barry Forshaw & Kim Newman
  • Remastered Dolby 5.1 surround remix
  • Audio commentary by actor Gene Barry and actress Ann Robinson
  • Audio commentary by “fans” Joe Dante, Bob Burns and Bill Warren
  • Original English Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono
  • “The Sky is Falling: Making War of the Worlds” documentary
  • “H.G. Wells: The Father of Science Fiction” featurette
  • “The Mercury Theater on the Air Presents: The War of the Worlds Radio Broadcast” (with stills of Orson Welles)
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Optional English Subtitles

*Special features, specifications and artwork subject to change

  • Release Details
    Release Date: December 15th, 2022
    MPAA Rating: PG
    Movie Release Year: 1953
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: ViaVision
  • Technical Specs
    Length:85 Minutes
    Specs:4K Ultra HD Blu-ray + Blu-ray
    Video Resolution/Codec:2160p HEVC/H.265
    Dolby Vision HDR / HDR10
    Aspect Ratio(s):1.33:1
    Audio Formats:English: DTS-HD MA 5.1
    Subtitles/Captions:English SDH