Actors: Paul Le Mat, Nancy Allen, Louise Fletcher, Michael Lerner
|Review Summary and Plot Commentary about Strange Invaders|
|STRANGE INVADERS is a movie cowritten and directed by Michael Laughlin in 1983.
Paul Le Mat discovers that the people of Centerville are in fact aliens who have landed there 25 years before. In the company of Nancy Allen, a journalist, he eventually finds out that the F.B.I. is aware of this situation.
--Daniel Staebler, Resident Scholar
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|Analysis of Strange Invaders|
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Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Movie
Actual chase scenes or violence - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle - 70%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 20%
**Fantasy or Science Fiction?**
- science fiction story
Invasion from human defender POV?
- subtle invasion (body snatching, mind control, look-alikes)
War and Invasion
- brunette (Brown)
- (man) short/medium straight
- average (man)
Events of movie makes character more...
- White (American)
How sensitive is this character?
- sensitive to others' feelings
- Average intelligence
- average physique
Secondary Main Character
- (woman) short/butch/lez
How much in movie?
- White (American)
- Male Alien
Has special powers?
Magical/mental powers of main antagonist:
- mind control
How much of work is main antagonist actually present in:
- 20th century (1970's to Present)
Takes place on Earth?
- mental hospital
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Tone of movie
Sex/nudity in movie?
What kind of sex:
Kinds of F/X
- exploding vehicles
- exotic aliens
If Soundtrack VERY NOTICEABLE...
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