Must See: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978) 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: 1978

Vitals: Evil space flowers convert the Me Generation™ into mindless, conformist automatons. No one notices.

Famous names: Brooke Adams Veronica Cartwright Jeff Goldblum Leonard Nimoy Donald Sutherland

Crunchy goodness: 3.5

Spinoffs/Sequels/Copycats: Body Snatchers (1993), Invasion (2007). One can only assume that The Invasion Snatchers is in the works.

Sights you'll never unsee: Pulsating embryonic Donald Sutherland pod complete with porn star mustache and 'fro. Obese man wearing a tiny, tiny towel receiving full body mud rubdown from Veronica Cartwright. Leonard Nimoy and Jeff Goldblum coming dangerously close to a full on sissy slap fight.

Life lesson: Organic farming is part of an alien mind-control conspiracy, just like Rush Limbaugh and Bill O'Reilly have always said.

Deadliest spoiler: The pods win.


MonsterHunter Film Review: Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978)