R | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
The Earth is invaded by stingray-shaped alien "slugs" that ride on people's backs and control their minds.
At the start of the film when the boys are trying to convince Mary to go inside the fake spaceship, Andrew Nivens says, "She balked at Pirates of the Caribbean." Both Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio, two of the films credited screenwriters, went on to write the "Pirates of ... ...
It's the kid from the spaceship. Get him off the car.
After leaving the radio station, a possessed man goes through the windshield of the car, leaving a large, jagged hole. The next shot from inside the car shows an unbroken windshield.