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Writers (WGA):
Robin Cook (story)
Rockne S. O'Bannon (teleplay)
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Release Date:
4 May 1997 (USA) See more »
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  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Luke Perry ... Beau Stark

Kim Cattrall ... Dr. Sheila Moran

Rebecca Gayheart ... Cassy Winslow
Christopher Orr ... Pitt Henderson

Jon Polito ... Det. Kemper

Jason Schombing ... Assistant Detective

Neal McDonough ... Randy North

Rosanna DeSoto ... Nancy Ochoa (as Rosana DeSoto)

Castulo Guerra ... Eugene Ochoa

Louis Crugnali ... John Ochoa
María Celedonio ... Andie

Stephen Joyce ... Dr. Philip Hayden

Michael Warren ... Dr. Harlan McCoy

Chuck McCann ... Head of the Center For Disease Control

Tim DeKay ... Mike Landry
Ginny Harman ... Leah
Denice Duff ... Denice
Ken Kolb ... Husband
Mark DeMichele ... Orderly
Brian Brophy ... Medical Examiner
William Rose ... Dr. Walter Kirkland (as Bill Rose)

H. Richard Greene ... Sgt. Kinsella
Sam Smiley ... Pete
Dan Danielson ... Ed Partridge

Michael Emanuel ... Security Chief
Adelina Sinohui ... Janet, North's Secretary
David W. Akin ... Weller (as David Akin)
Sanford Gibbons ... Police Captain
John Mack ... Sgt. Hoover
Larry Jones ... Paramedic
Terry James ... Father Nightmare

Ken Clark ... Mechanic
Dawn M. Davis ... Mother of Little Girl
George Dobbs ... Cop #1

Alfred Cerullo ... CNN Reporter
Michael Wayne ... Little Boy
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Tori Bridges ... Patient

Joseph Neibich ... Beau's Assistant
William Bolander ... Orderly (uncredited)

Byron Browne ... Alien Centurian Guard (uncredited)

John Finn ... Airbase Colonel Brown (uncredited)
Bradley C. Golden ... Patient (uncredited)
Tank Jones ... EMT (uncredited)
Laurie Beth Little ... Sally (uncredited)
Brian Patterson ... Police Officer (uncredited)

Directed by
Armand Mastroianni 
Writing credits
Robin Cook (story)

Rockne S. O'Bannon (teleplay)

Produced by
Richard D. Arredondo .... co-producer (as Rick Arredondo)
Ted Babcock .... co-producer
Cyd LeVin .... associate producer
Stacy Mandelberg .... executive producer
Jeffrey Morton .... producer
Peter Sadowski .... associate producer
Robert M. Sertner .... executive producer
Randy Sutter .... producer
Frank von Zerneck .... executive producer
Original Music by
Don Davis 
Cinematography by
Bryan England 
Film Editing by
Scott Vickrey 
Casting by
Susan Glicksman 
Fern Orenstein 
Production Design by
Donald Lee Harris 
Set Decoration by
Timothy Stepeck  (as Timothy Smithwick Stepeck)
Costume Design by
Jacqueline Saint Anne 
Makeup Department
Martha Preciado .... makeup artist
Paul Thompson .... special makeup effects supervisor
Doreen Vantyne .... hair stylist
Karl Zundel .... special makeup effects supervisor
Kelly M. Beatty .... key makeup artist (uncredited)
Kelly M. Beatty .... special makeup effects artist (uncredited)
Lisa Buono .... special makeup effects (uncredited)
Chris Heit .... special makeup effects (uncredited)
Production Management
Barbara Black .... unit production manager
Skates Naiman .... production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bruce Greenfield .... first assistant director
Art Department
Paul Mancuso .... property master
Sound Department
Nick Boswell .... foley artist
Tom Cornwell .... sound editor
Charles Dayton .... foley recordist
Peter J. Gedco .... sound mixer
Peter Geoco .... sound
James N. Harrison .... digital sound coordinator
Peter Harrison .... sound editor
Rich Harrison .... supervising sound editor
Rick Hinson .... sound editor
Bess Hopper .... foley artist
Tally Paulos .... adr editor
Dirk Stout .... sound utility (uncredited)
Special Effects by
G. Peter King .... special effects coordinator
Craig Weiss .... special effects
Visual Effects by
Craig Weiss .... visual effects supervisor
Susan Polk Little .... digital effects artist (uncredited)
Niel Wray .... visual effects (uncredited)
Terry James .... stunt coordinator
G. Peter King .... stunts (uncredited)
Mary Torres .... stunt double: Rosanna DeSoto (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Cyrus Block .... camera operator
John Curry .... set electrician
Bud Kremp .... Steadicam operator (as Clyde Krump)
Tony J. Pirri .... key grip
James Tomaro .... gaffer
Stephen DeRespino .... lighting technician (uncredited)
Andrew Hoehn Jr. .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Joe Lankford .... electrician (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Gina G. Aller .... set costumer (uncredited)
Editorial Department
Jim Bonn .... negative cutter
Jeff Hodge .... associate editor
Music Department
Terri Fricon .... music supervisor
Susan Mick .... music editor
Transportation Department
Kenny Mason .... transportation coordinator
Other crew
Terry Chupak .... production coordinator
Michael S. Dunitz .... location manager
Michael King .... assistant production coordinator
Kathleen Mulligan .... script supervisor
Melissa Bustamante .... stand-in (uncredited)
L. Chip Crosby Jr. .... coordinator: Los Angeles (uncredited)
Crew verified as complete

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Also Known As:
"Robin Cook's Invasion" - USA (complete title)
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175 min | USA:240 min (including commercials) | 60 min (3 episodes)
Aspect Ratio:
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Crew or equipment visible: When the crowd slowly realizes that John and Sheila are not infected, the shadow of a camera is visible.See more »
Pitt Henderson:It's not what are we going to do with it, question is what's it planning to do with us.See more »
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9 out of 18 people found the following review useful.
did they even read the book?, 21 April 2005
Author: robnels2000 from USA

I finished the book just 3 days before this mini series aired the first time so the story was fresh in my mind.

They kept the main characters and the very basics of the story.

And though the rest out.

I kept watching each night in horror, hoping it would improve.

It never did.

The main characters where so over acted and poorly done it was just painful to see. And the plot was so hokey; I swear I saw it once in a Saturday morning cartoon.

I think they should pass a law, before you can turn a book into a movie the screenwriters and director should have to read the book first.

From now on I'll skip anything made from a book I liked.

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