The Earth is invaded by alien parasites—AKA 'slugs'—that ride on people's backs and control their minds.
- Year: 1994
- Country: United States of America
- Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Thriller
- Studio: Hollywood Pictures
- Keyword: mind control, small town, based on novel or book, escape, iowa, rescue mission, alien, space, alien contact
- Director: Stuart Orme
- Cast: Donald Sutherland, Eric Thal, Julie Warner, Keith David, Will Patton, Richard Belzer