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This article is about the 1956 film. For the 1978 remake, see Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978 film).
Invasion of the Body Snatchers
Theatrical poster Directed by Don Siegel Produced by Walter Wanger Written by Novel:
Jack Finney
Daniel Mainwaring
Richard Collins Starring Kevin McCarthy
Dana Wynter
King Donovan
Carolyn Jones
Larry Gates Music by Carmen Dragon Cinematography Ellsworth Fredericks Distributed by Allied Artists Pictures Corporation Release date(s) February 5, 1956 Running time 80 minutes Country United States Language English Budget $382,190

Invasion of the Body Snatchers is a 1956 horror science fiction film based on the novel The Body Snatchers by Jack Finney (originally serialized in Colliers Magazine in 1954). It stars Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, King Donovan, and Carolyn Jones. The screenplay was adapted from Finney's novel by Daniel Mainwaring, along with an uncredited Richard Collins, and was directed by Don Siegel.

In 1994, Invasion of the Body Snatchers was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant". In June 2008, the American Film Institute revealed its "Ten top Ten" — the best ten films in ten "classic" American film genres — after polling over 1,500 people from the ...

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