Invaders from Mars
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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 town as aliens take over the minds of his parents George (Timothy Bottoms) and Ellen (Laraine Newman), his teachers and the townspeople. With the help of the school nurse (Karen Black), the boy enlists the aid of the U.S. Army to help save the world. With makeup effects supplied by Stan Winston and visual effects by John Dykstra, Invaders From Mars is a wild… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 27%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"'Marines have no qualms about killing Martians, son,' is my favourite line of dialogue from this movie . . ."
‑ James O'Ehley, Sci-Fi Movie Page
"Fun and fascinating Hooper reworking of the 50s classic."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"As vivid as a nightmare."
‑ Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, Spirituality and Practice
"a clunky remake that fails to frighten"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Shapeless 80s horror; a drag despite a hip pedigree."
‑ Jake Euker, F5 (Wichita, KS)
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