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The Body Stealers (1969)

 -  Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi  -  April 1969 (USA)
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A British military paratrooper disappears in mid-air during a jump from an army plane. Two investigators, Patrick Allen and Neil Connery, try to unravel how this happened. What they uncover... See full summary »

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Dr. Matthews / Alien
Patrick Allen ...
Bob Megan
Neil Connery ...
Jim Radford
Hilary Heath ...
Julie Slade (as Hilary Dwyer)
Robert Flemyng ...
W.C. Baldwin
Lorna Wilde ...
Lorna
Allan Cuthbertson ...
Hindsmith
Michael Culver ...
Lt. Bailes
Sally Faulkner ...
Joanna
Shelagh Fraser ...
Mrs. Thatcher
Carl Rigg ...
Briggs
Carol Hawkins ...
Paula
Dixon Adams ...
David
Derek Pollitt ...
Davies
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A British military paratrooper disappears in mid-air during a jump from an army plane. Two investigators, Patrick Allen and Neil Connery, try to unravel how this happened. What they uncover is an alien plot to steal the bodies of earthlings by snatching them out of the air. Written by Jonathon Dabell <J.D.@pixie.ntu.ac.uk>

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Can the Earth survive against the aliens from outer space?

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April 1969 (USA)  »

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Invasion of the Body Stealers  »

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Towards the end of the film, when the alien's leave, Bob's cardigan is buttoned up as he passes through the door it becomes undone, it is buttoned up again when he goes back into the house. See more »

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References Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966) See more »

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Well,that was a nice nap!
6 July 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Playboy aviator George Sanders is called into service by the British Government to solve the mystery of why some highly qualified British military is disappearing into thin air.About 90 minutes later there's about a minutes worth of some half-way decent special effects:that is,if you're still awake.


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