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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

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Genres: Horror, Science Fiction
Starring: Carolyn Jones, Kevin McCarthy
Director: Don Siegel
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"They're already here! You're next!" With these chilling words, Invasion of the Body Snatchers sounded the clarion call to the dangers of conformity, paranoia and mass hysteria at the heart of 1950s American life.

One of the greatest and most influential science fiction films ever made, Invasion stars Kevin McCarthy (Nightmare, Mirage) as Miles Bennell, a doctor in a small California town whose patients are becoming increasingly overwrought, accusing their loved ones of being emotionless imposters. They're right! Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Earth, taking possession of humans as they sleep and replicating them in giant seed pods. Convinced that a catastrophic pandemic is imminent, Bennell, in a terrifying race for his life, must warn the world of this deadly invasion of the pod people—before it's too late!

This is the original adaptation of Jack Finney's eerie tale, produced by Walter Wanger (Scarlet Street, Cleopatra) and directed by Don Siegel (Dirty Harry, Charley Varrick) in beautiful black-and-white Superscope. One of the mightiest cult classics of cinema is now scarier and timelier than ever!

  • NEW 4K RESTORATION OF TWO VERSIONS OF THE FILM - IN 2.00:1 AND 1.85:1 RATIOS
  • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Steve Mitchell and Nathaniel Thompson
  • NEW Audio Commentary by Professor and Film Scholar Jason A. Ney
  • Audio Commentary by Actor Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter, Moderated by Legendary Filmmaker Joe Dante
  • Audio Commentary by Film Historian Richard Harland Smith
  • The Fear is Real: Featurette (12:26)
  • The Stranger in Your Lover's Eyes: Featurette (11:54)
  • No Longer Belong – The Rise and Fall of Walter Wanger: Featurette (21:08)
  • 1956 and 1978 Theatrical Trailers
  • Optional English Subtitles
Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1956
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 80
Specs: NEW 4K RESTORATION OF TWO VERSIONS OF THE FILM
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p/MPEG-4 AVC
Aspect Ratio(s): 2.00:1 AND 1.85:1 RATIOS
Subtitles/Captions: English