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Invaders from Mars (1986)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  6 June 1986 (USA)
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In this remake of the classic 50s SF tale, a boy tries to stop an invasion of his town by aliens who take over the the minds of his parents, his least-liked schoolteacher and other townspeople. With the aid of the school nurse the boy enlists the aid of the U.S. Marines. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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They came from above... ...and attacked from below. [UK video box] See more »

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Invasores de Marte  »

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$12,000,000 (estimated)

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$4,884,663 (USA)
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During the scene where U.S. Marines invade the school, the extras are actual Marines from 4th FAAD Battery, a Marine Reserve unit in Pasadena, California. See more »

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During the firefight with the Martian Leader, two Marines who get electrocuted start convulsing before the electricity even appears. See more »

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Supreme Intelligence: [Mocking David] Poor little guy... Poor little guy...
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Remake Is Worse.
25 September 2013 | by (North America) – See all my reviews

Remake of the overrated 1953 film is even worse. It has the same basic plot of young boy who witnesses a spaceship land in a nearby sand pit, and how the adults, starting with his parents, are taken over in the first step toward invasion, and of course the boy(along with the eventual help of the military) are the only ones to stop these martian invaders.

Pointless remake offers more elaborate monsters, but they still look awful, and film is too stupid and unpleasant to work, with a really crass ending that renders the whole film moot.

Forget this junk!


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