Invasion Of The Body Snatchers film Product Information
|Category||Horror DVDs, Science-Fiction/Fantasy Movies, Classic Videos, Recommended, Essential Cinema, Aliens, Killers, Zombies, AFI Top 100 Thrills, Plants|
|Starring||Dana Wynter, Kevin McCarthy, Carolyn Jones, King Donovan, Jean Willes, Ralph Dumke, Larry Gates, Virginia Christine|
|Director of Photography||Ellsworth Fredricks|
|Editor||Robert S. Eisen|
|Production Designer||Joseph Kish|
|Source Writer||Jack Finney|
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers movie was released Aug 16, 2005 by the Lions Gate Home Entertainment studio. DVD. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers DVD for sale Feature film. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers movie Stars Donald Sutherland, Brooke Adams, Leonard Nimoy, Jeff Goldblum, & Veronica Cartwright. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers video Widesc reen & standard, Sound in Engl. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers film & French. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers review Subtitles in Engl ., French, & Spanish. Invasion Of The Body Snatchers DVD for sale Feature-length commentary by dir. Phi lip Kaufman, trivia & production notes, & theatrical traile r.117 min. Rated PG. Dolby dig. CC.
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers review Product Description
This classic film, based on the serialized story in Collier's magazine by Jack Finney, is set in idyllic small-town America, where a strange, alien form of plant life sprouts pods that destroy the human personality while taking over the body. ...See Full Description
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers movie Customer Reviews
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||The Best SF Movie Ever Made|
By Best I mean, of course, my favorite science fiction movie. This was directed by Don Siegel (who also directed "Dirty Harry," among others!) and if you look quickly you can catch a glimpse of San Peckinpah as the parking inspector. And, yes, he's the same Sam Peckinpah who wen on to direct "The Wild Bunch" and "Ride the High Country." This is a classic SF movie that works in spite of a an almost complete lack of special effects and a studio imposed ending that was a little softer and more hopeful than the writer and director intended. A paranoid classic.
By Brian (Perth, Australia)
This movie scared the hell out of me when I saw it at the movies in 1956. It is still scary today. Kevin McCarthy's signature role. Don't watch this movie alone! Highly recommended.
By jhower46 (Dinwiddie, Va.)
||The Best Of The Series!!|
I'd watch this with "The Invasion" w/ Daniel Craig and Nichole Kidman just for contrast but, this one is timeless!! Way better than the 70's version w/ Donald Sutherland which is a remake!!
By mpoblad (Chicago,Il)
||The PODS grew up!|
I saw this movie when I was eight years old. I'm surprised my dad took me, but he was a Sci-Fi fan just like me! Forbidden Planet, The Day The Earth Stood Still, The Thing, and Body Snatchers are ALL masterpieces not to be duplicated. Younger viewers who have haven't had the pleasure of seeing a truly suspenceful, scary movie WITHOUT outlandish special effects MUST see this film. I live not far from Sierra Madre. Everytime I drive to that lovely little city.... I roll up my windows....and watch people VERY closely!
By LaVerne98 (La Verne, CA)
||Highly Recommended...a true classic|
This is one of my favorites and in my opinion, a contender for the number one classic of this period and genre. Interestingly, there is very little in the way of special effects (just some rubber seed pods and mannequins). All of the insidious malevolence is developed by dialog, body language and music. The cast is excellent...period. I am always particularly saddened when Becky Driscoll (Dana Wynter) is taken over by the alien force, because she will never again be a loving woman and because she is so damn pretty (what a loss). Also, the battle against falling asleep waged by Kevin McCarthy adds a very unique dimension to this struggle. The movie then concludes with unique and truly memorable ending.
By brianp (Fremont, CA)
seen this movie?
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers video Product Details
|CD Universe Part number||1145788|
|Studio||Lions Gate Home Entertainment|
|DVD Encoding||Region 1|
|Release Date||Aug 16, 2005|
|Running Time||80 Minutes|
|Movie Details||B&W; Mono Sound; Digitally Re-Mastered; HiFi Sound|
Invasion Of The Body Snatchers DVD Features
Widescreen - 2.35:1
Fullscreen - 1.33:1
Additional Release Material:
Kevin McCarthy - Star
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