Invaders from Mars (1986)

Invaders from Mars (1986, USA) C-95m. SCOPE * D: Tobe Hooper. Starring Karen Black, Hunter Carson, Timothy Bottoms, Laraine Newman, James Karen, Bud Cort, Louise Fletcher. Modernized remake of the 1953 sci-fi classic about a boy, who witnesses the landing of a spacecraft and soon realizes that aliens are taking over the bodies of everyone in town. Along with a nurse (Black) he tries to flee. Unconvincing, pretentious fare, with the aliens/monsters just plain laughable. Despite okay production values, this one just doesn't work. Originally shown at 100m.


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