BODY SNATCHERS (1993) Reviews and overview



Body Snatchers is a 1993 American science fiction horror film and loosely based on the 1955 novel The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney. The film was directed by Abel Ferrara, starring Gabrielle Anwar, Billy Wirth, Terry Kinney, Meg Tilly, R. Lee Ermey and Forest Whitaker.

This is the third film adaptation of Finney’s novel, the first adaptation being Invasion of the Body Snatchers in 1956, followed by a remake of the same name in 1978.

The plot revolves around the discovery that people working at a military base in Alabama are being replaced by perfect physical imitations grown from plant-like pods. The duplicates are indistinguishable from normal people except for their utter lack of emotion…

review at Moria

review at ParaCinema

Cast and characters:

Terry Kinney … Steve Malone
Meg Tilly … Carol Malone
Gabrielle Anwar … Marti Malone
Reilly Murphy … Andy Malone
Billy Wirth … Tim Young
Christine Elise … Jenn Platt
R. Lee Ermey … General Platt
Kathleen Doyle … Mrs Platt
Forest Whitaker … Major Collins
G. Elvis Phillips … Pete
Stanley Small … Platt’s Aide
Tonea Stewart … Teacher
Keith Smith … Soldier Gas Station
Winston E. Grant … Gas Attendant
Phil Neilson … MP Gate Captain


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