- The War of the Worlds (1898), the original novel by Wells.
- War of the Worlds: Global Dispatches (1996), an anthology novel comprised of 18 short stories by different authors.
- War of the Worlds: The Anglo-Martian War of 1895 (2015), a faux history book expanding the overview of the war from the Dark series by Osprey Publishing.
- The Massacre of Mankind (2017), an authorised sequel written by Stephen Baxter.
- The War of the Worlds (1953), by noted film producer George Pal and directed by Byron Haskins.
- War of the Worlds (2005), directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Tom Cruise.
- H. G. Wells' War of the Worlds (2005), a mockbuster film by The Asylum. Also notable for giving the iconic tripods six legs.
- War of the Worlds 2: The Next Wave (2008), a sequel to the above movie.
- H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds (2005), a film by Pendragon Pictures. Thus far, it's the most faithful film adaptation of the original novel, as it is the only one set in 1898 England.
- War of the Worlds: Goliath (2012), a Malaysian animated film serving as a sequel to the original novel.
- War of the Worlds (1988-1990), a series based on the 1953 film.
- The War of the Worlds (2019), a BBC miniseries.
- War of the Worlds (2019), a limited series airing on the Fox Network.
- Killraven (1973), set in an alternate Marvel Universe where the Martians invaded a second time in 2001 and conquered the planet.
- Sherlock Holmes in the Case of the Missing Martian (1990)
- Superman: War of the Worlds (1998), a DC Elseworlds story taking place in 1938, where Superman is revealed to the world just as the Martians begin their invasion.
- The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Volume 2 (2002) re-imagines the invasion in that series' context.
- Scarlet Traces (2002), a sequel to the original story where Martian technology has been reversed engineered.
- H. G. Wells' The War of the Worlds (2006), comic adaptation of the original story.
- Scarlet Traces: The Great Game (2006)
- Scarlet Traces: Cold War (2016-2017)
- Scarlet Traces: Home Front (2019)
- War of the Worlds: Second Wave (2006)
- War of the World War One (2016-2019)
- The War of the Worlds (1980)
- All Quiet on the Martian Front (2014)
- Wings of Glory: Tripods and Triplanes (2019), from Ares Games. In spring 1918, the first Martian tripods arrive on Earth, specifically in the middle of the battlefields of World War I. The Entente and the Central Powers throw together a hasty alliance to battle the invaders.
- War of the Worlds: The New Wave (2019)
- The War of the Worlds: Invasion (2020)