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?
There were actually a total of seven men in the logging crew. The writers whittled it down to six for the movie, not wishing to confuse the audience with too many characters. All seven men have passed lie detector tests, some of them twice. 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?
Referenced in Are We Alone?
Sons and Daughters (Reprise)
by Art Neville
, Malcolm Burn
, Lorraine Neville, Arthel Neville
and Ian Neville
Performed by the Neville Brothers
Courtesy of A&M Records, Inc. See more