Seed People is an invasion flick centered around a community in nowheres-ville, a little place called Comet Valley. Turns out seeds have been falling out of the sky and they ain't like yer average begonia. These extraterrestrial plants have the capability to take over and assume different forms, they also have an agenda to take over the town any way they can. It's up to recently returned Tom and his ex-girlfriend Heidi to find out what's going on and put a stop to it all.
Seed People is a Full Moon movie made back in the days when Full Moon knew how to churn out b-movie classics. It has the charm that you'd expect from a top quality, early 90's b-movie. The gore is light, there's nothing gruesome to be seen, in fact you could argue that it's probably a good quality family movie, granted a dark one at that. The movie is also light on scares, there's nothing really scary whatsoever, granted there are some creepy moments but nothing spine tingling.
The acting quality is reasonable, nothing crap but nothing special. I suppose particular mention should go out to Bernard Kates who's performance of the kooky, wacky Doc Roller is probably the best in the movie. Sadly we don't get to see as much of the monsters as I'd like, but, whats there is done decently. The special effects are decent for an early 90's movie but in comparison to a lot of modern b-movies i guess they look a bit dated. Quite frankly that shouldn't be a problem for most seasoned horror/sci-fi fans.Watching this movie again after so many years, it doesn't seem as fast paced as i remember it, sure it's not cripplingly slow but it seems quite dated with regards to pacing.
It's difficult to not be reminded of Invasion of the Body Snatchers with this movie, it has a very similar story with regards to plants taking over human bodies / form. Now i wouldn't say Seed People is anywhere as good as Invasion of the Body Snatchers but it is a decent flick well worth a watch if you ever get the chance. So, thumbs up here. Good flick for mature kids of even adults to enjoy alike, I would say.
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