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Strange Invaders (1983)

PG  |   |  Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi  |  16 September 1983 (USA)
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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 ... See full summary »

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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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Tim
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Teen Boy in Prologue
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Gas Station Attendant
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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 film was nominated for a Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress for Diana Scarwid for playing Margaret but she did not win with the Razzie going to Sybil Danning for Hercules (1983) and Chained Heat (1983). See more »

Goofs

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: Now that we're past this awkward 'getting to know you' phase, let me buy you a drink. Well, come back tomorrow - maybe we can find this photograph.
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References Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) See more »

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My Special Angel
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Performed by Bobby Helms, Dan Shor and Dey Young
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Unexpected sleeper that might knock your sox off...
18 June 2000 | by (Jacksonville, FL) – See all my reviews

This is a "smaller" science fiction film about aliens being discovered on Earth. Excellent cast, intelligent story and suspense carry this well above others of its kind. Well worth a viewing by fans of the genre. Solid 8 according to the Miller Movie formula.


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