Best alien invasion movie ever.
over 2 years
Fat traffic cops are no match for the snatchers in this lurid thriller
Creeping dread and paranoia that elicits goose bumps.
You can't say "The End" yet, you haven't resolved the major conflict of the film.
over 5 years
Horrific, claustrophobic, and beautifully photographed.
almost 6 years
Love it. Full of suspense & dread & a dose of paranoia too.
over 6 years
Genuinely creepy. and those pods were just great!
Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a 1956 US-American science fiction film directed by Don Siegel, starring Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter. Daniel Mainwaring adapted the screenplay from Jack Finney's novel The Body Snatchers. In 1994, Invasion of the Body Snatchers was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
The story depicts an extraterrestrial invasion in a small Californian town. The invaders replace human beings with duplicates which appear identical on the surface but are devoid of any emotion or individuality. A local doctor tries to stop them.
In the fictional town of Santa Mira, California, Dr. Miles Bennell (Kevin McCarthy), a local doctor, finds a rash of patients accusing their loved ones of being impostors. Another patient is a former sweetheart of his, recent divorcée Becky Driscoll (Dana Wynter), who tells him that her cousin, Wilma, has this same...