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Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Cast

Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan View All


Crew

Don Siegel (Director), Daniel Mainwaring (Screenplay), Richard Collins (Screenplay) View All

Release: Feb. 5th, 1956
Runtime: 1 hour, 20 minutes
A small-town doctor learns that the population of his community is being replaced by emotionless alien duplicates.
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Citizen Rules
The 1956 version originally had lots of dry humor in it, but the studio executives would not allow humor in a horror film, so they ordered all the humor scenes cut.
Iroquois
The best films in this sub-genre are more than capable of delivering both and as an added bonus they get to play around with potentially rich themes and metaphorical concepts, though of course it's definitely up to the individual films and the people who make them to flesh them out properly.


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