MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,815 this week

Hangar 18 (1980)

5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 1,336 users  
Reviews: 34 user | 19 critic

Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with an UFO in front of the crew's eyes. Because of an election campain some politicians try to hide the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (story), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

with Prime Instant Video

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 27 titles
created 10 Mar 2011
 
a list of 25 titles
created 28 May 2012
 
a list of 34 titles
created 10 Aug 2012
 
a list of 21 titles
created 01 Apr 2013
 
a list of 33 titles
created 7 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Hangar 18" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Hangar 18 (1980)

Hangar 18 (1980) on IMDb 5.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Hangar 18.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Hangar 18 (2008)
Short | Action | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

After spending time in the 'Hangar', Lt. Harry Gonzalez can not distinguish what is current and what was once part of his 'mission'. As his delusions continue to grow, a path of bloody ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Chandler
Stars: Jim Baker, Mia Van De Water, Aurora Grabill
Capricorn One (1977)
Action | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A NASA Mars mission won't work, and its funding is endangered, so they decide to fake it just this once. But then they have to keep the secret...

Director: Peter Hyams
Stars: Elliott Gould, James Brolin, Brenda Vaccaro
Le moine (1972)
Drama | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Ambrosio (Franco Nero) is a monk who is sexually tempted by an emissary of the Devil, a young girl in monk's robes. After he has committed numerous crimes, it appears that he will be caught... See full summary »

Director: Adonis Kyrou
Stars: Franco Nero, Nathalie Delon, Nicol Williamson
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

An advance team from a dying, far-off civilization seeks a new world to conquer and inhabit -- Earth!

Director: Ed Hunt
Stars: Robert Vaughn, Christopher Lee, Daniel Pilon
UFOria (1985)
Comedy | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Sheldon Bart is a drifter, and a small-time con man. He meets his old friend, Brother Bud, a big-time con man into faith healing and fencing stolen cars, at his revival tent outside a small... See full summary »

Director: John Binder
Stars: Cindy Williams, Harry Dean Stanton, Fred Ward
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  

An intelligence agent discovers a Nazi plot to revive the Third Reich by using clones.

Directors: Kenneth Hartford, David L. Hewitt
Stars: Robert Vaughn, Merrie Lynn Ross, Keenan Wynn
Adventure | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

1747, on the lush Caribbean island of St. Kitts, landowner Richard Abdee is living peacefully when he is offered the job of governor by the evil temptress, Arabella.

Director: Gérard Kikoïne
Stars: Oliver Reed, Eartha Kitt, Herbert Lom
Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Director: Emidio Greco
Stars: Giulio Brogi, Anna Karina, John Steiner
Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Umberto Lenzi
Stars: Richard Harrison, Luciana Gilli, Wilbert Bradley
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Director: Franco Rossetti
Stars: Anna Gaël, Roberto Bisacco, Angela McDonald
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Nino, a regular working-class guy, finds that a hitman has been hired to kill him. He discovers that a wealthy woman has been kidnapped and that everyone who was involved in it is being ... See full summary »

Director: Damiano Damiani
Stars: Giuliano Gemma, Eleonora Giorgi, Michele Placido
The Carrier (1988)
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

The main character is stricken with a horrible disease, but it doesn't affect him. It spreads to every inamimate object that he touches, and then if another person touches the object, they ... See full summary »

Director: Nathan J. White
Stars: Gregory Fortescue, Stevie Lee, Steve Dixon
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Philip Abbott ...
Frank Morrison
Joseph Campanella ...
...
Sarah Michaels
...
Steven Keats ...
Paul Bannister
...
...
Harry Forbes
...
Sheriff Barlow
...
...
Betty Ann Carr ...
...
Flight Director
Edit

Storyline

Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with an UFO in front of the crew's eyes. Because of an election campain some politicians try to hide the crashed UFO -- inside hangar 18. Written by Kay Drangmeister <K.Drangmeister@insider.sub.de>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Why won't they tell us? See more »


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

13 March 1981 (Ireland)  »

Also Known As:

Invasion Force  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Gross:

$6,000,000 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This film was produced by Sunn Classic Pictures, the leading "four-wall" distributor of documentaries. Although this was a straight science fiction film, Sunn's TV spots promoted it as if it were another of their documentaries that would "reveal the truth about UFOs" even though the space shuttle which was used in the film had not yet had its first launch. See more »

Goofs

Wide shots of the search and rescue helicopters taking off show the pilots wearing dark-colored flight helmets. In the close-up scenes, the pilots are wearing their garrison caps. See more »

Quotes

Steve Bancroft: Are you all right?
Lew Price: I'm fine, but the seat covers are ruined!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in Dead End (1985) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Not bad for a TV-type movie of the week
22 September 2012 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Classic TV-style movie about a crashed flying saucer and a government cover-up. Gary Collins and James Hampton (how's that for two names from the illustrious past?) are two astronauts who witness the saucer from their space shuttle. On their return to Earth, they find all evidence of the saucer's existence are gone. So they go on a trek to find out what happened. Darren McGavin (yes, the Night Stalker himself!) is a government man in charge of studying the saucer, which crash landed on Earth after being struck by a satellite. It now sits in good old Hangar 18. Joe Campanella and Rober Vaughn (this just keeps getting better) are the government bad guys, intent on eliminating anyone who might know something or discover the saucer's existence. It's an election year, after all. Hokey plot, hammy acting and a great-looking saucer add up to an enjoyable hour an a half of thrills and unintentional laughs. The hairdos alone will keep you in stitches, especially Collins' Beatle bangs. No special effects to speak of, but entertaining nonetheless. And this is light years away from flying saucer films from the 1950s and early 60s.


2 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Script Computer Generated? mkeee
They did get it at Radio Shack pbb5652
Megadeth song KINGJO4606-1
John Belushi? fireatheart
Remote Controlled Airplane Crash swojtak
The Alien Language Kitale
Discuss Hangar 18 (1980) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?