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Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) (Special Edition) (Blu-ray)

Directed by : Don Siegel
Available Date : 07/16/2024
Release Year : 1956
Running Time : 80
UPC : 738329266851
Country : U.S.
Language: English
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“They’re already here! You’re next!” With these chilling words, Invasion of the Body Snatchers sounded the clarion call to the dangers of conformity, paranoia and mass hysteria at the heart of 1950s American life. One of the greatest and most influential science fiction films ever made, Invasion stars Kevin McCarthy (Nightmare, Mirage) as Miles Bennell, a doctor in a small California town whose patients are becoming increasingly overwrought, accusing their loved ones of being emotionless imposters. They’re right! Plant-like extraterrestrials have invaded Earth, taking possession of humans as they sleep and replicating them in giant seed pods. Convinced that a catastrophic pandemic is imminent, Bennell, in a terrifying race for his life, must warn the world of this deadly invasion of the pod people—before it’s too late! This is the original adaptation of Jack Finney’s eerie tale, produced by Walter Wanger (Scarlet Street, Cleopatra) and directed by Don Siegel (Dirty Harry, Charley Varrick) in beautiful black-and-white Superscope. One of the mightiest cult classics of cinema is now scarier and timelier than ever! This special edition features the film in two aspect ratios, 2.00:1 and 1.85:1.

Product Extras :
  • Brand New HD Masters - From a New 4K Scan of the Best Available 35mm Elements
  • Includes Both the 2.00:1 and 1.85:1 Version in Newly Remastered 1080P HD
  • Audio Commentary by Actor Kevin McCarthy and Dana Wynter, Moderated by Legendary Filmmaker Joe Dante
  • Audio Commentary by Film Historian Richard Harland Smith
  • NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historians Steve Mitchell and Nathaniel Thompson
  • NEW Audio Commentary by Professor and Film Scholar Jason A. Ney
  • The Fear is Real: Featurette (12:26)
  • The Stranger in Your Lover’s Eyes: Featurette (11:54)
  • I No Longer Belong – The Rise and Fall of Walter Wanger: Featurette (21:08)
  • 1956 and 1978 Theatrical Trailers
  • Dual-Layered BD50 Disc
  • Optional English Subtitles
Publish Date : 2024-05-28
  • Don Siegel - Director
  • Kevin McCarthy - Actor
  • Dana Wynter - Actor
  • Larry Gates - Actor
  • Carolyn Jones - Actor
  • King Donovan - Actor
  • Jean Willes - Actor
  • Ralph Dumke - Actor
  • Virginia Christine - Actor
  • Tom Fadden - Actor
  • Kenneth Patterson - Actor

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