Invaders from Mars
Invaders from Mars (1986)

Invaders from Mars, horror-film director Tobe Hooper's remake of the classic 1950's science fiction film, directed by William Cameron Menzies, centers on a young boy named David (Hunter Carson) who tries to stop an invasion of his… More

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Rated: PG
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Release Date: January 27, 1998
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Critic Score: 27% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

'Marines have no qualms about killing Martians, son,' is my favourite line of dialogue from this movie . . .

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Fun and fascinating Hooper reworking of the 50s classic.

Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice

As vivid as a nightmare.

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James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

a clunky remake that fails to frighten

Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)

Shapeless 80s horror; a drag despite a hip pedigree.

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Ah the classic 1953 movie revisited and remade in that classic 80's style with wacky special effects. This really is a treasure chest of 80's gold… More
Dean McKenna
This remake of the 1953's sci-fi classic, about the boy who sees the Martians landing, is so true to the original that it is extraordinary exciting.
Lafe Fredbjornson
Great creepy 1980's smalltown alien invasion movie. Louise Fletcher was creepy as the school teacher.
Leo L
I remember this movie from childhood. Interesting.
Jason Spencer
This movie freaked me out when I was kid. Totally recommended for anyone who is into aliens and sci fi.