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Strange Invaders (1983)

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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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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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Teen Girl in Prologue
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Gas Station Attendant
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Storyline

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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25 Years Ago They Arrived From Another Galaxy. Surprise--They're Still Here. See more »

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Horror | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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16 September 1983 (USA)  »

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Extraños invasores  »

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Two stars from the cult classic sci-fi series "Lost in Space", Mark Goddard and June Lockhart, appear in this film, which is a homage to cult sci-fi. See more »

Goofs

As Willie starts down the stairs behind the church altar, he suddenly has a lighted cigar in his mouth. See more »

Quotes

Betty Walker: Earl, a strange woman has locked herself in my bathroom and won't come out
Earl: Well, Betty, how did she get in there?
Betty Walker: I let her in, Earl.
Earl: I guess I'll check it out.
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References It Came from Outer Space (1953) See more »

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Blue Moon
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Music by Richard Rodgers
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Great sci-fi spoof and tribute
14 August 1999 | by (Jacksonville Beach, Florida) – See all my reviews

Much-overlooked but quite enjoyable movie that's both a spoof of science-fiction films and a wonderful sci-fi flick in its own right. With terrific performances from Paul LeMat, Diana Scarwid, Michael Lerner, Nancy Allen, and Fiona Lewis as the nastiest Avon Lady you'll ever see. The movie's Steven Spielberg gag is worth the price of the tape rental in itself


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