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attack of the killer sapiens 

posted on 19.12.2012 

"Attack of the.." or "Invasion of the.." films have a special place in the history of B-movies. Their stories generally center around the invasion of aliens or attack of mutated monsters. To leave all those subtexts about the cold war and anti-communism aside, in these films, it is the humanity that struggles, gets attacked and slaughtered. It's also the humanity that wins most of the time.

But, is everything so simple? Who is the invader? Does the threat have to come from outside? Is the monster always a stranger? That is why I like the "What if.." question. It opens up the space to see other possibilities, revert the cases, look awry...
 

From B-movie history:

Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956, 1978)
Invasion of the Flying Saucers (1956)
Invasion of the Hell Creatures (1957)
Invasion of the Saucer Men (1957)
Invasion of the Animal People (1959)
Invasion of the Neptune Men (1961)
Invasion of the Star Creatures (1962)
Invasion of Astro-Monster (1965)
Invasion of the Blood Farmers (1972)
Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973)

Attack of the Crab Monsters (1957)
Attack of the Puppet People (1958)
Attack of the 50 Foot Woman (1958)
Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959)
Attack of the Jungle Women (1959)
Attack of the Mushroom People (1963)
Attack of the Mayan Mummy (1964)
Attack of the Super Monsters (1982)
Attack of the Beast Creatures (1985)
Attack of the Redneck Mutants (1986)
Attack of the Killer Tomatoes! (1978)

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