Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers
  • 1978
  • US
  • 1h 55min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Philip Kaufman
  • Written by: W D Richter
  • Cast: Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Jeff Goldblum, Veronica Cartwright

Excellent remake of Don Siegel's archetypal exercise in sci-fi paranoia turns away from the McCarthyite dread of its 1950s predecessor to concentrate on 1970s lifestyle angst, but a host of knowing cameos and sparse use of special effects make it more than worth a look.

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Invasion of the Bodysnatchers

A San Francisco health inspector (Donald Sutherland) and his colleague (Leonard Nimoy) discover humans are being replaced by alien duplicates. Considered by some to be among the greatest film remakes.

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