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Invasion (1997)

TV Movie  |   |  Sci-Fi, Thriller  |  4 May 1997 (USA)
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Small rocks fall from the sky which, when touched, trigger a latent virus that has always existed in humans and begins mutating them into an alien species. Taking advantage of its hive ... See full summary »

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Beau Stark
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Dr. Sheila Moran
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Cassy Winslow
Christopher Orr ...
Pitt Henderson
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Det. Kemper
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Randy North
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Nancy Ochoa (as Rosana DeSoto)
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Eugene Ochoa
Louis Crugnali ...
John Ochoa
María Celedonio ...
Andie
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Dr. Philip Hayden
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Dr. Harlan McCoy
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Head of the Center For Disease Control
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Mike Landry
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Small rocks fall from the sky which, when touched, trigger a latent virus that has always existed in humans and begins mutating them into an alien species. Taking advantage of its hive mentality, the aliens are absolutely dedicated to transforming every human on Earth and do so with alarming swiftness. Only a small group of humans remain who have the medical knowledge to devise antibodies to reverse the effects of the virus. Written by Doug Sederberg <vornoff@sonic.net>

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4 May 1997 (USA)  »

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Robin Cook's Invasion  »

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When the crowd slowly realizes that John and Sheila are not infected, the shadow of a camera is visible. See more »

Quotes

Pitt Henderson: It's not what are we going to do with it, question is what's it planning to do with us.
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References E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) See more »

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Worse than "The Blob"
20 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Luke Perry is not Steve McQueen, but there's no one who could save this stinker. The plot leaps from one disconnected implausibility to another.

I can't imagine how anyone could sit through this to the end, no matter how adept they might be at willful suspension of disbelief. I assume the investors needed a tax deduction.

The Robin Cook novel is said to be better. It's hard to imagine how it could be worse.

It's the only thing on television? Go take a walk instead. You'll feel better and won't have wasted your time.

Take a nap, even.

Or, there's always South Park.


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