Must See: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956)

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Must-see movies are futuristic classics that shouldn't be missed. Of course, not every must-see is perfect. That's why we've rated them 1-5 on the patented "crunchy goodness" scale. Written by Jason Shankel.

Title: Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Date: 1956

Vitals: The Greatest Generation™ battles communist space pods for the future of Marin County. The rest of the world has no dog in this race.


Famous names: Kevin McCarthy Don Siegel

Crunchy goodness: rate 4

Life lesson: Vegetables are dangerous; eat steak.

Most painfully dated moment: Public health professionals who will sit up with you all night listening to your "alien space pod invasion" story.

Deadliest spoiler: The Soviet Union eventually collapses.

Review and Synopsis of Movie by Tim Dirks