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V: The Original TV Miniseries (1983)

2 Ratings: 3.5
Science Fiction & Fantasy and Television movie directed by Kenneth Johnson

In its day,Vwas a monumental event that for one generation remains a pop-culture touchstone.Close Encounters of the Third Kindmay have reassured us that perhaps we have nothing to fear from alien visitors andE.T.introduced us to a benign extraterrestrial … see full wiki

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Director: Kenneth Johnson
2 reviews about V: The Original TV Miniseries (1983)
review by . March 09, 2004
This was the ORIGINAL TV Miniseries for V (which stood for Visitors).  With Robert Englund (Freddy Krueger) and Marc Singer. This was then spun off into it's own (short-lived) weeekly series. In a massive media campaign before the series aired, posters promoting "The Visitors Are Our Friends" appeared in subways around America just as they did in the first part of the mini-series. Days before the first episode aired, each poster was spray-painted with a bright red "V"(for Victory) just …
review by . February 10, 2002
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It's a wonderful experience to watch V in it's entirety after not having seen the film since it first aired on television back in 1983. Almost twenty years later, the movie still holds up rather well. There are a few anachronistic moments (Space Invaders video games, 80's baseball Dodger references, cordless telephones that look like Army radios), but none of those take away from the emotional depth of the piece. V is more than just a classic sci-fi film. It's about fighting injustice and intolerance …
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