This film recreates the strange events which happened on November 5, 1975 in the town Snowflake, Arizona. Travis Walton works in the White Mountains, clearing bush for the government. Driving home from work, his colleagues arrive back in town, claiming that Travis was abducted by aliens. Nobody believes them, and despite a lack of motive and no evidence of foul play, Travis' disappearance is treated as murder. Travis reappears after five days, but in time, the terrible memories of his alien abduction come back... Written by
Murray Chapman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Alien abduction. November 5, 1975. White Mountains, Northeastern Arizona. Based on the true story.
Did You Know?
The real Travis Walton
and Dana Walton
make cameo appearances in the scene where the townspeople discuss what to do about Travis' disappearance. See more
In the logging scene, one of the loggers is shown pulling the recoil rope to start his chainsaw. But the sound effect is of an engine being started with an electric starter, not a pull cord. In fact, all one-man gas chainsaws have recoil start. See more
[truck just raced into parking lot
What the hell is that all about?
References The Andy Griffith Show
by Patrick Simmons
Performed by The Doobie Brothers
Courtesy of Columbia Records
by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing See more