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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (20-Dec-1978)

Director: Philip Kaufman

Writer: W. D. Richter

From short story: The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney

Music by: Denny Zeitlin

Producer: Robert H. Solo

Keywords: Sci-Fi/Horror, Alien Invasion

Alien seed pods land near San Francisco, appearing as unusual plants. Elizabeth Driscoll notices her boyfriend, Geoffrey Howell, appears superficially the same but lacks emotion; she suspects he is a different person entirely. Others start noticing similar replacements; many seem brainless but worryingly, some are smarter. Good remake of the classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956), less political and more paranoid.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Brooke Adams
Actor
8-Feb-1949   Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Veronica Cartwright
Actor
20-Apr-1950   Alien
Jeff Goldblum
Actor
22-Oct-1952   The Fly
Art Hindle
Actor
21-Jul-1948   Paradise Falls
Kevin McCarthy
Actor
15-Feb-1914 11-Sep-2010 Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Leonard Nimoy
Actor
26-Mar-1931   Commander Spock on Star Trek
Don Siegel
Film Director
26-Oct-1912 20-Apr-1991 Dirty Harry
Donald Sutherland
Actor
17-Jul-1935   The Dirty Dozen

CAST

Donald Sutherland   ...   Matthew Bennell
Brooke Adams   ...   Elizabeth Driscoll
Jeff Goldblum   ...   Jack Bellicec
Veronica Cartwright   ...   Nancy Bellicec
Art Hindle   ...   Geoffrey
Lelia Goldoni   ...   Katherine
Leonard Nimoy   ...   Dr. David Kibner
Kevin McCarthy   ...   Running Man
Don Siegel   ...   Taxi Driver
Tom Luddy   ...   Ted Hendley
Stan Ritchie   ...   Stan
David Fisher   ...   Mr. Gianni
Tom Dahlgren   ...   Detective
Garry Goodrow   ...   Boccardo
Jerry Walter   ...   Restaurant Owner
Maurice Argent   ...   Chef
Sam Conti   ...   Street Barker
Wood Moy   ...   Mr. Tong
R. Wong   ...   Mrs. Tong
Rose Kaufman   ...   Outraged Woman
Joe Bellan   ...   Beggar
Sam Hiona   ...   Policeman #1
Lee McVeigh   ...   Policeman #2
Albert Nalbandian   ...   Rodent Man
Lee Mines   ...   School Teacher

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