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Body Snatchers (1993)

A teenage girl and her father discover alien clones are replacing humans on a remote U.S. military base in Alabama.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Steve Malone
... Carol Malone
... Marti Malone
Reilly Murphy ... Andy Malone
... Tim Young
... Jenn Platt
... General Platt
... Mrs. Platt
... Major Collins
G. Elvis Phillips ... Pete
Stanley Small ... Platt's Aide
... Teacher
Keith Smith ... Soldier Gas Station
Winston E. Grant ... Gas Attendant
Phil Neilson ... MP Gate Captain
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Storyline

Family moves to military base for the summer, but the soldiers are behaving even more strangely than usual. Is it a toxic spill as suggested or is it something more sinister? Written by Andrew Welsh <andreww@bnr.ca>

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Imagine... you're gone and someone else is living inside your body. See more »

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Rated R for violence, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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28 January 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Body Snatchers - Angriff der Körperfresser  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$13,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$428,868
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

This was the first film shot with Arriscope anamorphic lenses, which were created for Arri by the German manufacturer Isco-Optic. See more »

Goofs

In the opening sequences, Marti is sitting on the right side of the car looking out the window. When it cuts to show her viewpoint of the moon and passing trees, the perspective is as if she were on the left side of the car. See more »

Quotes

Tim Young: We're one happy family now.
Pete: Happy? What's that?
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Referenced in The Faculty (1998) See more »

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I WANT YOU BACK
Written, Produced and Performed by Paul Hipp
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They get you when you sleep.
5 October 2013 | by See all my reviews

In this remake of a classic, they used Bad Lieutenant and King of New York director Abel Ferrara, and cast the young beauty Gabrielle Anwar (The Librarian: Return to King Solomon's Mines) and "thirthsomething" Terry Kinney in the leads.

Kinney went on to do The Laramie Project later and was fantastic.

If you want conformity, then setting your movie on a military installation ensures that you have an easier time of it. Younger people will love this version, but just updating to modern techniques and special effects doesn't always make for a better picture.

Skintastic Moment: Great view of Gabrielle Anwar's ta-tas waking up on a stretcher.


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