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Roswell (1994)

PG-13 | | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 31 July 1994
Beginning at a 30-year reunion for members of a military nuclear bomb unit, flashbacks are presented that follow the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 3 nominations. See more awards »
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Mac Brazel
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Sherman Carson
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Frank Joyce
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Vy Marcel
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Lewis Rickett
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Colonel Blanchard
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Mortician
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Jesse Marcel, Jr. - Young
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Pilot MacIntire - Older
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Deputy Joe Pritchard
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James Forrestal
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Sheriff Wilcox
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Jesse Marcel, Jr. - Older
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Beginning at a 30-year reunion for members of a military nuclear bomb unit, flashbacks are presented that follow the attempts of Major Jesse Marcel to discover the truth about strange debris found on a local rancher's field in July of 1947. Told by his superiors that what he has found is nothing more than a downed weather balloon, Marcel maintains his military duty until the weight of the truth, however out of this world it may be, forces him to piece together what really occurred. Adapted from real-life events portrayed in the book _UFO Crash at Roswell_ by Kevin Randle and Donald Schmitt. Written by Rick Gregory <rag.apa@email.apa.org>

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The Pentagon Denied It Was A UFO. But One Man Knew Better Because He Was There.

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Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi

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31 July 1994 (USA)  »

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Roswell: The U.F.O. Cover-Up  »

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Trivia

Denice Marcel, the granddaughter of the real Jesse Marcel, portrays a waitress. See more »

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When Major Jesse Marcel is photographed with crash objects in the film he looks stunned and angry, in the actual photos released by the Air Force in 1947 he looks relaxed and is smiling. See more »

Quotes

Mac Brazel: [Responding to a question from investigators about "little green men"] They ain't green.
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Connections

Featured in The Sci-Fi Boys (2006) See more »

Soundtracks

Smokin' Steel Guitar
Written by Terry Gadsden (as Gadseen) / Fred Kinck-Petersen (as Knick-Petersen)
Published by De Wolfe Music (ASCAP)
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Is The Truth Already Out There?

Having been privy to many of the related details in this fine made-for-tv movie, i feel that 'Roswell' is probably the most well-researched film dealing with the subject of close encounters and linked government conspiracies that one can find, and i recommend it wholeheartedly to anyone interested in this subject. Further, allow me to direct interested viewers to the similar, if largely dramatized, 1980 film 'Hangar 18'.


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