War of the Worlds (2005)

An updated version of H.G Wells' seminal sci-fi classic about an alien invasion threatening the future of humanity. The catastrophic nightmare is depicted through the eyes of one American family fighting for survival.

All Releases

Domestic (38.8%)
$234,280,354
International (61.2%)
$369,592,765
Worldwide
$603,873,119
Summary Details
Domestic DistributorParamount Pictures
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Domestic Opening$64,878,725
Budget$132,000,000
Earliest Release DateJune 29, 2005 (46 markets)
MPAAPG-13
Running Time1 hr 56 min
GenresAdventure Sci-Fi Thriller

Domestic

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
DomesticJun 29, 2005$64,878,725$234,280,354

Europe, Middle East, and Africa

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
United KingdomJul 1, 2005$15,313,246$55,555,574
FranceJul 6, 2005$29,962,572
GermanyJun 29, 2005$6,589,531$20,041,704
SpainJun 29, 2005$5,771,358$19,923,670
ItalyJun 29, 2005$3,325,143$17,295,956
RussiaJun 29, 2005$10,214,662
NetherlandsJun 29, 2005$1,200,449$5,350,431
BelgiumJul 6, 2005$4,262,098
TurkeyJul 1, 2005$1,110,952$3,218,836
SwitzerlandJun 29, 2005$2,880,922
SwedenJun 29, 2005$2,784,628
PortugalJul 7, 2005$2,695,782
PolandJul 8, 2005$720,254$2,664,606
AustriaJun 29, 2005$2,439,506
NorwayJun 29, 2005$487,823$2,372,894
GreeceJun 29, 2005$763,200$2,319,354
DenmarkJun 29, 2005$2,260,424
Middle East OtherJun 29, 2005$2,257,972
UkraineJun 30, 2005$1,529,042
HungaryJun 29, 2005$382,313$1,449,484
IsraelJul 7, 2005$1,299,338
Czech Republic/SlovakiaJun 29, 2005$1,261,605
South AfricaJul 8, 2005$1,195,958
FinlandJun 29, 2005$1,120,944
Czech RepublicJun 29, 2005$223,674$1,052,896
United Arab EmiratesJun 29, 2005$451,685$1,049,501
IcelandJun 29, 2005$368,742
CroatiaJun 29, 2005$342,944
SloveniaJun 30, 2005$292,918
BulgariaJun 29, 2005$96,373$290,476
RomaniaJun 29, 2005$276,188
LebanonJun 29, 2005$60,190$231,403
EgyptJun 29, 2005$214,952
SlovakiaJun 29, 2005$47,812$188,829
Serbia and MontenegroJun 30, 2005$152,847
CyprusJun 29, 2005$140,419
EstoniaJul 1, 2005$125,285
LatviaJul 8, 2005$116,650
LithuaniaJul 8, 2005$115,904
KenyaJun 29, 2005$52,746

Latin America

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
MexicoJun 29, 2005$17,166,989
BrazilJun 29, 2005$8,008,361
ArgentinaJun 29, 2005$974,012$3,736,999
ChileJun 29, 2005$2,059,447
Central America+Jun 29, 2005$1,901,988
VenezuelaJun 29, 2005$1,515,626
ColombiaJun 29, 2005$1,502,955
PeruJun 29, 2005$1,312,256
EcuadorJul 1, 2005$466,016
Lesser AntillesJul 1, 2005$46,973
UruguayJul 1, 2005$38,743

Asia Pacific

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
JapanJun 29, 2005$15,116,883$53,720,172
South KoreaJul 8, 2005$6,912,221$19,311,883
AustraliaJun 29, 2005$4,993,598$16,532,633
Russia/CISJun 29, 2005$3,719,575$9,922,573
TaiwanJun 29, 2005$1,044,465$7,089,351
Hong KongJun 29, 2005$3,068,545
New ZealandJun 29, 2005$722,552$2,662,311
IndiaJul 1, 2005$2,574,078
ThailandJun 29, 2005$1,228,300$2,255,489
PhilippinesJun 29, 2005$1,945,761
SingaporeJun 29, 2005$1,911,949
MalaysiaJun 29, 2005$1,698,818
IndonesiaJun 29, 2005$1,226,156

China

AreaRelease DateOpeningGross
ChinaAug 25, 2005$6,546,031