Based on a Robert Heinlein yarn that was first published in Galaxy
in 1951, THE PUPPET MASTERS is an anomaly: a 1950s-style space opera filmed on a lavish 90s budget. Despite accomplished special effects and a coolly intelligent script, this paranoid thriller never follows through on its
The OSI (Office of Scientific Intelligence) is assigned to investigate a meteorite fall near the bucolic town of Ambrose, Iowa. Headed by father-son alienbusters Andrew Nivens (Donald Sutherland) and Sam Nivens (Eric Thal), the OSI team invites the cooperation of NASA scientist Mary Sefton
(Julie Warner). Observing strange behavior amongst the townspeopl...