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Invasion of the Body Snatchers [Collector's Edition] [Blu-ray] [1978]

Release Date:08/02/2016

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    Overall Customer Rating:
    98% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (139 out of 142)

    Special Features

    • Audio commentary with director Phillip Kaufman
    • NEW interviews with actors Brooke Adams and Art Hindle, writer W.D. Richter and composer Denny Zeitlin
    • Re-Visitors from outer space featuring interviews with Phillip Kaufman, actor Donald Southerland, writer W.D. Richter and more...
    • Practical magic: the special effects
    • The man behind the scream: sound effects
    • The cinematography - an interview with cimematographer Michael Chapman
    • Episode of Science Fiction Theatre, "Time Is Just A Place," based on Jack Finney's short story, directed by Jack Arnold
    • Theatrical trailer
    • Photo gallery
    • Radio spots
    • TV spots


    Invasion of the Body Snatchers
    This remake of the 1956 horror classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers moves the action from small-town USA to 1970s San Francisco and replaces at least part of the original's psychological horror with special effects. Spores rain forth, unseen, from outer space, and soon strange flowers begin popping up all over the city. After bringing one of these hybrid specimens home with her one night, biologist Elizabeth Driscoll (Brooke Adams) notices that her live-in boyfriend, Geoffrey (Art Hindle), doesn't seem like himself; he's cold and distant and somehow just not quite there. When she turns to her friend Matthew Bennell (Donald Sutherland), a colleague at the Department of Public Health, he convinces her to see his friend Dr. Kibner (Leonard Nimoy), a pop psychologist who argues that the problem is all in Elizabeth's head. Soon, though, Matthew and Elizabeth begin to notice that people all over the city are changing subtly and inexplicably. When their friend Jack Bellicec (Jeff Goldblum) and his wife Nancy (Veronica Cartwright) find a lifeless, half-formed doppelganger covered with plant fibers in the mud baths they own and operate, the group of friends finally begins to understand that a sinister transformation is sweeping their city. Kevin McCarthy and Don Siegel, respectively the star and director of the original film, have small roles in the new version, as does an unbilled Robert Duvall. ~ Brian J. Dillard, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Donald Sutherland
      Donald Sutherland - Matthew Bennell
    • Brooke Adams
      Brooke Adams - Elizabeth Driscoll
    • Leonard Nimoy
      Leonard Nimoy - Dr. David Kibner
    • Veronica Cartwright
      Veronica Cartwright - Nancy Bellicec
    • Jeff Goldblum
      Jeff Goldblum - Jack Bellicec

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