Blu-ray, DVD Release: Battle Of The Worlds

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: August 9, 2022
Price: DVD $12.96, Blu-ray $19.99
Studio: The Film Detective

Welcome to the 1961 science fiction favorite Battle of the Worlds!

A runaway asteroid dubbed The Outsider mysteriously begins orbiting the Earth and threatens it with lethal flying saucers. This one is directed by Amtonio Margheriti and stars Claude Rains, Bill Carter, Umberto Orsini, Maya Brent, Jaqueline Derval and Renzo Palmer.

Filmed in Italy at the height of Italy’s sci-fi craze, this cult favorite is shot by cinematographer Marcello Masciocchi.


  • Original Essay by Don Stradley, Margheriti’s World
  • Full length commentary track by Justin Humphreys
  • All new original featurette production by Ballyhoo Motion Pictures
  • Special insert with a surprise for Film Detective fans!

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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.