Strange Invaders
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In this subtly humorous, alien-invasion film by Michael Laughlin, who co-wrote the screenplay with William Condon, the aliens infiltrate a small Midwestern town in 1958 and beam the "spirits" of several of the townspeople up to their spacecraft in little blue bubbles, while they settle into the bodies of their new farm personae. But Margaret (Diana Scarwid), one of their number, leaves for life and marriage in New York and has a daughter Elizabeth by her earthling husband Charles Bigelow (Paul LeMat), a professor. After two decades or so go by, the aliens opt for returning to their… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 71%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Amusingly off-the-wall sci-fi spoof"
‑ James Sanford, Kalamazoo Gazette
"Fun but predictable sci-fi comedy"
‑ Daniel Eagan, Film Journal International
"Any sci-fi movie that features cameos by Kenneth Tobey and June Lockhart (both from television's Lost in Space) obviously has its heart in the right place."
‑ Scott Weinberg, Apollo Guide
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