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Questions tagged [body-snatchers]

For questions about the original 1955 novel "The Body Snatchers" by Jack Finney in which alien spores secretly take over human hosts, as well as the various film adaptations, including "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1956), "Invasion of the Body Snatchers" (1978), "Body Snatchers (1993), "The Invasion" (2007). Use this tag for either the initial book or any of the adaptations.

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In the 1993 Body Snatchers movie, why does Marti have a stepmother?

Was there a divorce between her dad and her birth mom, with her birth mom also hating her daughter?
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How do the spores in "Body Snatchers" replicate?

In Finney's book "The Body Snatchers", we learn that: alien spores can evolve into different things including human bodies during being asleep and by this human population can be replaced ...
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Invasion of the Body Snatchers - rationale

What would have been the body snatchers' purpose in replacing humans and leading their lives, once they did not have to try to look like humans anymore? Once all humans which could be replaced were ...
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What is Dr. Kibner wearing on his hand (and why)?

In the classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1978), Leonard Nimoy's character; Professor David Kibner is generally seen wearing a sort of leather half-glove. I've seen several articles stating that ...
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What happened to the original bodies in Invasion of the Body Snatchers?

We all know the concept of Invasion of the Body Snatchers: alien cells reproducing Earthling cells, plants and animals. In the movie, when Jeff Goldbloom's character closed his eyes, the copy opened ...
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