Ray Ferrier is a divorced dockworker and less-than-perfect father. Soon after his ex-wife and her new husband drop off his teenage son and young daughter for a rare weekend visit, a strange and powerful lightning storm touches down.
- Genre: Adventure, Thriller, Science Fiction
- Studio: Paramount, DreamWorks Pictures, Cruise/Wagner Productions, Amblin Entertainment
- Keyword: post traumatic stress disorder, new jersey, based on novel or book, underground, airplane, dystopia, daughter, remake, alien, survival, apocalypse, creature, alien invasion, human subjugation
- Cast: Tom Cruise, Dakota Fanning, Justin Chatwin, Miranda Otto, Tim Robbins, Rick Gonzalez