Video Release: January 27, 1998
Theatrical Release: 1986
Rating: PG (MPAA)
- Runtime: 102 minutes
- NTSC (Canada and USA)
- Wide Screen
- Originally in English
- Released in English
Remake of the 1953 William Cameron Menzies film of the same name. A young boy watches in horror as an alien spaceship lands near his home late one evening. But everyone who goes out to investigate the UFO returns devoid of all emotion. As the other townspeople succumb one by one to alien control, the boy realizes that he alone must rid the earth of the intruders.
A remake of the 1953 film about a courageous boy who battles the hideous martians who have "taken over" his parents and threaten to conquer the entire planet.
Jimmy Hunt who plays the police chief in this version was the young boy who discovered the martians int he original 1953 film.