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Charles Bigelow
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Betty Walker
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Margaret
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Willie Collins
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Mrs. Benjamin
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Earl
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Arthur Newman
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Mrs. Bigelow
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Professor Hollister
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Elizabeth
Joel Cohen ...
Tim
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Charlie's ex-wife disappears, and he travels to where she grew up--a rural town in the Midwest--to look for her. But, surprisingly, nobody knows about her or any of her many relatives, the Newmans. He meets aliens; but when he contacts the FBI, they don't believe him. He tells his story to a tabloid; and suddenly, he is chased by the aliens. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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The Mrs. Benjamin government agent character played by Louise Fletcher was originally scripted as a man and described as being a Bob Balaban type bureaucrat. See more »

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The red truck at the beginning of the movie that has the teenage couple in it keeps changing. The wooden side rails on the truck box disappear and reappear. See more »

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Betty Walker: Look, Earl, I, I know this is gonna sound ridiculous but I think a strange woman's locked herself in my bathroom.
Earl: Well, Betty, how'd she get in there?
Betty Walker: Earl, I let her in.
Earl: [pause] Well, I'll have a look.
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Spoofs Close Encounters of the Third Kind (1977) See more »

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A fun, 50's style alien invasion flick.
30 November 2003 | by See all my reviews

In the 1950's, aliens landed on Earth and blended in with our society. Now, they're ship is back, and they will do anything to silence the few who know they're real identity. "Strange invaders" has a good cast, top-notch visual effects, some really creative creature effects, a decent plot, and a fairly adept (If not rather routine) script. The cast includes: Paul Le Mat, June Lockhart, and Wallace Shawn. Recommended.


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