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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Brooke Adams
Donald Sutherland
Jeff Goldblum
Veronica Cartwright
W D Richter
Directors
Philip Kaufman
Screenwriters
Running Time
115 minutes

Invasion Of The Body Snatchers
Donald Sutherland a little perturbed at the population of Earth being replaced by Alien looky-likeys.


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Plot
Matthew Bennell, a resident of San Fracisco, begins to notice that some friends, relatives and total strangers are changing, seeming to lose their sense of individuality - turning into drones. As the epidemic spreads to catastrophic levels, the drones become more agressive and intolerant of others. He tries to find the source of the problem, and protect those near and dear to him.


Verdict
For once, a great remake, smartly executed. Great performances and a killing ending that will stay with you forever can't hurt, either.


Reviewed by Kim Newman

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