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The War of the Worlds (2019)

Howard Overman, Gilles Coulier, Richard Clark, 2019

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The War of the Worlds
H.G. Wells, 1898

The War of the Worlds is a TV mini-series created by Howard Overman, Gilles Coulier and Richard Clark in 2019 and based on the book of the same name by H.G. Wells, first published in 1898. The TV series features Eleanor Tomlinson, Rafe Spall, Robert Carlyle, Rupert Graves, Freya Allan, Craig Thomas Lambert, and others.

What users say

“The book is better than the TV series”

But the TV series is worth watching.

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RATING

5.1

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7.6

/ 10

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AUDIOBOOK

Audiobook cover of The War of the Worlds, the 1898 book by H.G. Wells.

The War of the Worlds

Read by: Sharon Plummer

Storyline

In 1905 England, George and Amy are among the first to examine a mysterious capsule that lands on Horsell Common. However, they soon discover that the capsule is not an inanimate object but a vehicle for a living organism from outer space. As more people gather to study it, the organism’s movements result in the death of numerous individuals. It becomes apparent that Martians have arrived.

Genres

Movie vs Book

Poster of The War of the Worlds, the 2019 TV series by Howard Overman, Gilles Coulier and Richard Clark

Year

2019

Minutes

48

Movie Rate

5.10

Source: IMDb

TV Mini-Series

The War of the Worlds

Country: UK

Year: 2019

Length: 48m / 3 episodes

Cover of The War of the Worlds, the 1898 book by H.G. Wells

Year

1898

Pages

192

Book Rate

7.66

S: Goodreads

Book

The War of the Worlds

Country: UK

First published in: 1898

Length: 192 pages

Genre: Fiction

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Movie by David Michael Latt
TV Series poster
War of the Worlds (2019)
TV Series by Howard Overman
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User polls & recommendations

Which is better?

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TV series

IS IT WORTH WATCHING?

Poster of The War of the Worlds, the 2019 TV series by Howard Overman, Gilles Coulier and Richard Clark

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25% No

6 votes

2 votes

book

IS IT WORTH READING?

Cover of The War of the Worlds, the 1898 book by H.G. Wells

READ

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36% No

7 votes

4 votes

User Polls Summary

“The book is better than the TV series”

But the TV series is worth watching.

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