Overall Rank: 784
Average Rating: 3/4
# of Ratings: 214
Theatrical Release Date: 02/05/1956
Genre: Sci-Fi, Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Don Siegel
Actors: Dana Wynter , Kevin McCarthy, King Donovan, Carolyn Jones, Jean Willes, Kenneth Patterson
Plot: Taking place in a rural setting, a Doctor discovers Pods that may be taking the place of humans, duplicating his friends and family.
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Logan D. McCoy - wrote on 06/19/2019
A critique of the 1950s Red Scare, "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" has a true intelligence that ascends it above other sci-fi B-movies of the era.
Indyfreak - wrote on 09/24/2018
A thrilling science fiction parable of Cold War paranoia with an excellent lead performance by Kevin McCarthy and an ominous musical score.
sapien - wrote on 07/05/2013
I liked it. I just wish the dialogue flowed better.
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Daniel Corleone - wrote on 07/11/2013
"The world has gone crazy." One of the pioneering psychological science fiction that has been included by critics on their "best of movies" list. Dr. Dan Kauffman informs Miles that there is an epidemic of mass hysteria. Becky Driscoll and Dr. Miles Bennell has a dinner date while noticing people acting strangely. Miles sees a body double of Becky. Certain pods have been witnessed and certain speculations erupt. The score gives that the film the added suspense. Has a few insightful lines such as: "The mind is a strange and wonderful thing." "Love, desire, ambition, faith - without them, life's so simple, believe me." and "All of us, a little bit - we harden our hearts, grow callous. Only when we have to fight to stay human do we realize how precious it is to us, how dear." The …
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