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In this sprawling television miniseries, originally aired in May 1983 on NBC, a race of seemingly human-like aliens arrive en masse on Earth. These "Visitors" promise cooperation and friendship -- then launch a clandestine takeover of the planet by accusing the entire scientific and medical community of conspiring to destroy them, then finally "benevolently" seizing power. Inspired by Sinclair Lewis' It Can't Happen Here, a 1935 account of a fictional fascist takeover of America, V uses a huge ensemble cast and an ...

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Plato

Oct 13, 2008

Good for those that like the genre

I'm a big fan of the sci-fi and fantasy epic. I know that immediately biases your opinion of this review, and so it should. For those that want to see a good character driven, world based sci-fi mini-series this is right up their alley. As long as you don't mind some pretty significant holes in the story-line and some pretty cheap (80's) special effects you will be well pleased. The story is well crafted and you care about what happens to the characters.
I remember seeing the movie when it originally aired and my purchasing it brought back a lot of good memories from my childhood. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do.

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