The Invasion

The Invasion

DVD - 2008
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A psychiatrist discovers that a mysterious epidemic altering human behavior is extraterrestrial, and she fights to protect her son, who may hold the key to stopping the escalating invasion.
"Totally gripping from start to finish."--Washington Post
"There's much to recommend here."--Richard Roeper
"...creepy...unnerving..."--Los Angeles Times
Publisher: [United States] : Warner Bros., 2008.
Edition: Widescreen ed.
Branch Call Number: DVD FICTION INV
Characteristics: 1 DVD (ca. 99 min.)

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badboy63
Jul 23, 2017

Not a good movie. Now I'm a big fan of Nicole Kidman, and Daniel Craig is not bad but this a waste of good talent. This movie played on all the female fears, loss of a child, males confronting her, being chased etc. There seems to be a lot of running. Not very interesting. Obvious some people enjoyed it, I didn't. There so many other good movies to watch, don't waste your time.

bears1985 Aug 03, 2014

It's a new take on Invasion of the body snatchers. I liked it. Only question who sleeps next to there child in a see through nighty? Oh well this is worth a watch was a big surprise

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jazeebelle
May 12, 2014

I loved this movie. I thought it was a wonderful update of the classic. That being said i am the only... i mean the SOLE person i know who enjoyed it at all. For some reason they forced Kidman to be american which led to a disastrous in and out accent. Sometimes american, sometimes austrailian and sometimes twangy texan. She also insisted on using a breathy baby voice that makes you want to dislike her character. I think had they just let her use her own accent, her own voice the movie would have been much better. She could have concentrated more on the plot and characterization and less on how she sounded.

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jazpur
Jan 19, 2014

Oh Dear. Never mind.

lasertravis Mar 12, 2013

Good remake. Kidman knocks the performance out of the park AND looks incredible. The hordes of snatched folk do a creepy good job of being alien. There are plenty of moments of high tension. Sci-fi thriller. Not scary, but well done.

discerningcritic Sep 14, 2012

This is a bad movie in all ways -writing, direction, acting. Instead, see the low budget original "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" which has style and suspense. This one is just slopped together - why was it even made?

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nelson95
Jun 05, 2012

Terrible, the Sutherlund/Kidder version is better.

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charlie2911
May 30, 2012

Quite a good story, very good characters and a reasonable premise . - Way better than Shaun of the dead -LOL - - This DVD has SDH

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bstudent
Jan 20, 2012

there's only one "body snatcher" although this one beats the one with donald sutherland in it by a landslide.

GManBruce Dec 27, 2011

This version is so much better than the original.

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