#95. The War of the Worlds (1953)


Paramount Pictures

– Director: Byron Haskin

– Stacker score: 82.3

– Metascore: 78

– IMDb user rating: 7.1

– Runtime: 85 minutes

Based on H.G. Wells’ science fiction novel, this film version finds a California town under attack by Martians. Most of the movie’s filming actually took place on a Stage 18, the largest stage at Paramount Studios, which was known for many years as “The DeMille Stage” and is now called the “Star Trek Stage.”