Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time!
Empire's Guardians Of The Galaxy Cover
Does Star Wars Have A Brain Trust?
Nick Frost:
My Movie Life

The World's End star's pick of the flicks
Subscribe: 6 Issues For £15!
Subscribe today and save 37% off the cover price!
Feature
The Weirdest Ways To Kill A Movie Monster
Giant rampaging beastie? Try some air-freshener

submit to reddit

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Back 2 of 9 Next
The Weirdest Ways To Kill A Movie Monster | The Common Cold
The Common Cold

Monsters: Martians
Movie: War Of The Worlds (2005)

You know how it is: you want to go on holiday, get some sun, colonise a planet and vaporise the locals. But first you get your jabs, right? Not if you’re a Martian. Oh no. Those Martians are too busy smugly perfecting their tripod technology, polishing their death rays and hiding underground to remember to pack Lemsip or visit the travel clinic. Consequently, they all get the sniffles and die. Minds immeasurably superior to ours? Pah. At least we have hankies.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Back
2 of 9
Next

Have Your Say
Register or login now to let us know what you think.

Your Comments

1 "Douse the f***er!"
I've always liked how the xenomorph meets its maker in Alien 3 (no spoiler in case you haven't seen it); much more satisfying than blown out of an airlock or shot. More

Posted by Litshttam on Tuesday September 4, 2012, 18:48

2
Slim Whitman songs in Mars Attacks More

Posted by jezburg on Tuesday September 4, 2012, 18:35

3 Surely...
The Head and Shoulders from Evolution should have been included More

Posted by sum_41_hockney on Tuesday September 4, 2012, 14:04

SPECIAL FEATURE
The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time EMPIRE READERS' POLL: THE 301 GREATEST MOVIES OF ALL TIME
You turned out in your hundreds and thousands, and here are the results... Browse the full list


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
'I Have The Club But I Didn't Get The Lion's Head'
Dwayne Johnson (and pals) talks Hercules props, action and ancient superheroes

Classic Feature: The Making Of The Silence Of The Lambs
Is this the most frightening movie ever made?

Classic Feature: Jack Nicholson - Gods Among Us
Charisma, consistency and cunning summed up in a single word: Jack.

Director Matt Reeves Spills Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Secrets
What we learned from our Empire podcast spoiler special

Peter Fonda On Peter Fonda
The Hollywood legend relives his career highlights

Kevin Feige Talks Ant-Man, Guardians Of The Galaxy And Doctor Strange
The Marvel boss updates us on the state of his cinematic universe

Video: Gary Oldman And Keri Russell Talk Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes
Would you watch Carry On Up The Planet Of The Apes?

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get The 301 Greatest Movies Of All Time Subscribers' Cover

Subscribe today and get the cover and 3 issues for only £10!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save maney on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 6 issues of Empire for just £15!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)