The Invasion

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"Do not trust anyone. Do not show emotion. Do not fall asleep."
  • R
  • 2007
  • 1 hr 39 min
  • 5.9  (75,048)
  • 45

“The Invasion” is a film based upon the best-selling novel “The Body Snatchers”. Following a space shuttle crash, an alien life form begins to inhabit people and take control of their bodies. Carol Bennell (Nicole Kidman) notices the strange behavior of the people around her who have now become emotionless and detached. The life form is believed to be the flu, which allows it to spread faster through inoculations. Ben Driscoll (Daniel Craig) is a scientist that studies the alien organism. Everyone begins to increasingly become more and more disinterested with what is occurring around them. Ben and a fellow scientist discover that the organism attaches itself to the brain during sleep and takes control of the person; people that have had brain illnesses are immune because the life form cannot latch itself on. Carol’s ex-husband tries to convince of the benefits the changed humans can offer to the world by removing emotions that lead to destructive wars and conflict. Though she refuses to join he forcefully infects her. Carol and Ben begin to search for her son, Oliver, who as fled from his father’s and friend’s homes. Carol eventually finds Oliver and brings him to a pharmacy where she attempts to resist the organism by staying awake as long as possible. While in the pharmacy, Ben returns after Carol texts him the location but it is immediately apparent that he has become infected. Ben’s friend and fellow scientist rescues Carol and Oliver at the last second from the infected that have surrounded them and transports them back to an army base where Oliver’s blood is used to create a vaccine. The film concludes one year after the infection arriving, with humanity returned back to its normal violent state. Those that were infected have no memory of what had occurred. Carol and Ben have become a couple; with Carol wondering what the world would have been like without violence.

The Invasion
The Invasion Scene: Almost There
The Invasion Scene: Almost There

Clip - 58 sec

The Invasion Scene: I Need To Ask You A Few Questions
The Invasion Scene: I Need To Ask You A Few Questions

Clip - 51 sec

The Invasion Scene: Where Are You?
The Invasion Scene: Where Are You?

Clip - 1 min 2 sec

The Invasion Scene: A Family Again
The Invasion Scene: A Family Again

Clip - 1 min 4 sec

The Invasion Scene: Don't Show Emotion
The Invasion Scene: Don't Show Emotion

Clip - 1 min 4 sec

The Invasion
The Invasion

Trailer - 2 min 23 sec

Description
“The Invasion” is a film based upon the best-selling novel “The Body Snatchers”. Following a space shuttle crash, an alien life form begins to inhabit people and take control of their bodies. Carol Bennell (Nicole Kidman) notices the strange behavior of the people around her who have now become emotionless and detached. The life form is believed to be the flu, which allows it to spread faster through inoculations.

Ben Driscoll (Daniel Craig) is a scientist that studies the alien organism. Everyone begins to increasingly become more and more disinterested with what is occurring around them. Ben and a fellow scientist discover that the organism attaches itself to the brain during sleep and takes control of the person; people that have had brain illnesses are immune because the life form cannot latch itself on.

Carol’s ex-husband tries to convince of the benefits the changed humans can offer to the world by removing emotions that lead to destructive wars and conflict. Though she refuses to join he forcefully infects her. Carol and Ben begin to search for her son, Oliver, who as fled from his father’s and friend’s homes. Carol eventually finds Oliver and brings him to a pharmacy where she attempts to resist the organism by staying awake as long as possible.

While in the pharmacy, Ben returns after Carol texts him the location but it is immediately apparent that he has become infected. Ben’s friend and fellow scientist rescues Carol and Oliver at the last second from the infected that have surrounded them and transports them back to an army base where Oliver’s blood is used to create a vaccine.

The film concludes one year after the infection arriving, with humanity returned back to its normal violent state. Those that were infected have no memory of what had occurred. Carol and Ben have become a couple; with Carol wondering what the world would have been like without violence.

The Invasion is a 2007 science fiction movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 39 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.9 and a MetaScore of 45.

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  • Release Date
    2007
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 39 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    5.9  (75,048)
  • Metascore
    45