Invasion of the Body Snatchers Reviews

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October 27, 2014
This modest, sci-fi-inflected 1956 horror movie may come to be seen as the defining metaphorical work of the twentieth century.
October 23, 2010
Few modern-day movies are more genuinely frightening.
November 26, 2008
This tense, offbeat piece of science-fiction is occasionally difficult to follow due to the strangeness of its scientific premise. Action nevertheless is increasingly exciting.
May 30, 2007
Don Siegel's superb little effort, with its matter-of-fact isolation of hero Kevin McCarthy (ironic, no?) from the smarmy complacency of a small town gone to hell -- and way beyond -- points the way to his gripping action films of the 60s and 70s.
June 24, 2006
It's still a chilling picture, gaining over Phil Kaufman's smart remake by virtue of its intimate small town setting, and it has one of the greatest endings ever filmed.
March 14, 2019
This remains not only the best of the adaptations but also one of the best horror/sci-fi films ever made.
December 6, 2018
Don Siegel's lean, efficient masterwork of paranoia has never looked better thanks to a gorgeous restoration that vividly brings the black and white terror to your home.
November 1, 2018
Still the quintessential science fiction horror film...
October 22, 2018
gripping and suspenseful... perfectly paced.
October 17, 2018
The film's brilliance lies in the way it splits the difference between the horror and sci-fi, turning the potential wonders of outer space into a nightmare about inner space
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