Body Snatchers
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Abel Ferrara's Body Snatchers is the third screen version of Jack Finney's cold war science fiction novel Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Marty Malone (Gabrielle Anwar) is moving with her father, stepmother, and stepbrother to a military base where her father will investigate possible environmental and ecological problems. Before they get to town, Marty is warned in a gas station restroom by a crazed looking military man that, "They get you when you sleep!" Marty adjusts to life on the base by flirting with a young officer and making friends with the rebellious daughter of… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"An entertaining and dread filled horror science fiction film..."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"A misfire on a classic remake."
‑ Kevin Carr, 7M Pictures
"A very effective horror remake that's driven by character rather than cheap shocks."
‑ Rob Thomas, Capital Times (Madison, WI)
"Won't ever challenge Siegel's or Kaufman's versions, but it's a pretty worthwhile adaptation for fans of Jack Finney's source material."
‑ Scott Weinberg,
"A teen horror film with grown-up violence."
‑ Tim Brayton, Antagony & Ecstasy
"The original was far better."
‑ Eric Lurio, Greenwich Village Gazette
"Okay remake. Might have been better is screenwriter Stuart Gordon had directed."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Instead of really being scary, the film made me think of something that has troubled me since: don't movie characters watch movies?"
‑ Michael W. Phillips, Jr., Goatdog's Movies
"Offers a few stunning moments of paranoia-laced terror."
‑ Nick Schager, Lessons of Darkness
"One almost never says that a SECOND remake is worth a dang, but this is that very rare exception to prove the rule."
‑ Luke Y. Thompson, New Times
"One of the creepiest and most overlooked horror movies made in the past decade, featuring a strong, scary turn by Meg Tilly."
‑ Blake Davis, KFOR Channel 4 News
"Ferrara keeps the human element at the forefront of the story"
‑ Shane Burridge,
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