War of the Worlds

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  • TV-MA
  • 2019
  • 3 Seasons
  • 6.5  (17,116)

War of the Worlds is a science fiction television series based on the novel The War of the Worlds by H.G Wells. The show premiered in 2019 on Canal+ and is a reimagining of the classic novel set in present-day Europe. The show is a unique adaptation of the novel exploring a new way to engage the audience and to tell the story.

The story of War of the Worlds is the retelling of an alien invasion on Earth. The story is set in two different countries, France and England, with different perspectives of the invasion. The series follows a group of people trying to navigate their way through the chaos caused by the invaders who are bent on eradicating the human race. The show is filled with suspense, mystery, and drama, and it keeps the audience on the edge of their seat throughout.

The show has a diverse cast of characters ranging from married couples, estranged siblings, scientists, and government officials, all trying to find a way to survive the alien invasion. The show's characters are well written, and the actors bring out the complexities of each character perfectly. The actors bring a sense of realism to the story, which makes the show more immersive for the audience.

The show's special effects are outstanding. The aliens are well designed, and their ships and weaponry are all realistically portrayed. The show's creators have made sure that the aliens are not just a stereotypical representation of extraterrestrial life portrayed in other science fiction shows. The aliens in War of the Worlds have a unique identity, with a mysterious past and an unknown agenda. The use of practical effects and CGI makes the show's visual effects even more impressive.

The show's cinematography is excellent. The show takes the audience on a journey through the various landscapes of France and England, showcasing iconic landmarks. The cinematography gives the show an added layer of depth, and it allows the audience to appreciate the beauty of the world that the aliens are trying to destroy. The show's color palette and lighting are all well thought out, and it helps to create a gritty and foreboding atmosphere throughout the show.

The show's sound design and music also deserve special mention. The show's soundtrack is haunting and adds to the suspense and tension of the show. The sound design is also impressive, with sounds that are both realistic and otherworldly. The show does not rely on jump scares, but instead, the atmosphere and the sound design make the audience feel uneasy, which is a testament to the show's excellent sound design.

Overall, War of the Worlds is an impressive adaptation of the classic novel. The show's creators have found a unique way to tell the story, and it is evident that a lot of effort has gone into making this show. The show's well-written characters, outstanding special effects, excellent cinematography, and haunting soundtrack all contribute to making War of the Worlds a must-watch for science fiction fans. If you're a fan of the original novel or just science fiction in general, War of the Worlds is definitely worth checking out.

War of the Worlds is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (24 episodes). The series first aired on October 28, 2019.

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Episode 8
8. Episode 8
October 30, 2022
With Adina's plan in motion, the world's last hope is for Bill to make one more journey, risking his own life in search of Catherine's help.
Episode Seven
7. Episode Seven
October 23, 2022
With Adina's plan for world destruction reaching completion, and our heroes in the alternate world under attack, both sides must make great sacrifices if they are to save humanity.
Episode Six
6. Episode Six
October 16, 2022
Bill's latest discovery is put in jeopardy, even as trouble brews with the human aliens, and Catherine must decide where her loyalties lie.
Episode Five
5. Episode Five
October 9, 2022
A deadly face-off leads to a life-threatening moment, whilst in the alternate reality, Catherine and Sam seek help for his parents.
Episode Four
4. Episode Four
October 2, 2022
Tom grapples with a betrayal and encounters a familiar face. Catherine looks for a solution to the dangers of the black hole.
Episode Three
3. Episode Three
September 25, 2022
With Richard's help, Catherine discovers she can travel to another world. Meanwhile, a new revelation puts Martha's loyalties to the test, and Zoe breaks Bill out of prison.
Episode Two
2. Episode Two
September 18, 2022
As Adina starts the next stage of her plan, astronauts Juliet and Richard see warning signs in space. On Earth, our heroes begin to uncover Adina's sinister mission.
Episode One
1. Episode One
September 12, 2022
As people across the globe are experiencing hallucinations, MI5 agent Zoe contacts Bill for answers. Meanwhile Catherine Durand detects unusual black hole activity.
Where to Watch War of the Worlds
War of the Worlds is available for streaming on the Canal+ website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch War of the Worlds on demand at EPIX NOW, Apple TV Channels, Amazon Prime, EPIX and FuboTV.
  • Premiere Date
    October 28, 2019
  • IMDB Rating
    6.5  (17,116)