The Invasion


2007 - 98 minutes - Color - Dolby Digital - 1.85 : 1
US release date: August 17, 2007
Warner Bros. Pictures, Village Roadshow Pictures
Silver Pictures, Vertigo Entertainment
Budget: $80,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend: $5,951,409 (USA) (2,776 Screens)

Plot

While returning to Earth, the space shuttle explodes and the fragments bring an alien virus that recodes the human DNA. In Washington, the psychiatrist Carol Bennell observes the modification of the behavior of one of her clients first, then in her former husband and finally in the population in general. Together with her friend Dr. Ben Driscoll the researcher Dr. Stephen Galeano, they discover that the extraterrestrial epidemic affects human beings while sleeping and that her son Ollie, who had chickenpox when he was a baby, is immune to the disease and may save mankind from the outbreak.

Cast

Carol Bennell - Nicole Kidman
Ben Driscoll - Daniel Craig
Tucker Kaufman - Jeremy Northam
Oliver - Jackson Bond
Dr. Stephen Galeano - Jeffrey Wright
Wendy Lenk - Veronica Cartwright
Dr. Henryk Belicec - Josef Sommer
Ludmilla Belicec - Celia Weston
Yorish - Roger Rees
Gene - Eric Benjamin
Pam - Susan Floyd
Carly - Stephanie Berry

 

 





Director

Director - Oliver Hirschbiegel

Writing credits

Screenplay - David Kajganich
Novel - Jack Finney ("The Body Snatchers")

Producer

Associate producer - Jessica Alan
Executive producer - Bruce Berman
Executive producer - Doug Davison
Executive producer - Susan Downey
Associate producer - David Gambino
Executive producer - Roy Lee
Executive producer - Steve Richards
Producer - Joel Silver
Executive producer - Ronald G. Smith