The Host

  • 2013
  • 125 min
  • USA
  • action, adventure, romance

A parasitic alien soul is injected into the body of Melanie Stryder. Instead of carrying out her race's mission of taking over the Earth, "Wanda" (as she comes to be called) forms a bond with her host and sets out to aid other free humans.

Director: Andrew Niccol

Writer: Andrew Niccol

Stars: Saoirse Ronan, Diane Kruger, Jake Abel, William Hurt, Frances Fisher


Main Cast


Tagline: You will be one of us

Genres: action, adventure, romance, science fiction, thril

Keywords: based on novel, mass murder, dystopia, genocide, alien invasion, duringcreditsstinger, interspecies romance, alien parasites


Producer: Stephenie Meyer, Paula Mae Schwartz, Steve Schwartz, Nick Wechsler

Casting: Mindy Marin

Director of photography: Roberto Schaefer

Costume design: Erin Benach

Executive producer: Ray Angelic, Marc Butan, Jim Seibel, Bill Johnson

Details and Technical Specs

Runtime: 125 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1

Color: Color

Also Known As

  • Intruz (PL)
  • Vieras (FI)