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Target Earth (1998)

TV Movie  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  5 February 1998 (USA)
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A young girl returns home after being abducted - and that's only the beginning of the story! This flick is filled with all sorts of sci-fi surprises - hidden body implants, an FBI ... See full summary »

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Janell McLeod ...
Mrs Darlington
John R. Copeman ...
Paul Jackson
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Raymond
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Agent Vincent Naples, FBI
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Det. Samuel 'Sam' Adams
Eric Paskel ...
Chip Harley
Cheryl Ryan ...
Mrs. Lippman
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Mr. Lippman
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Karen Mackaphe
Courtney Allen Crumpler ...
Tammy Mackaphe, Karen's Daughter
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Sheriff Maxwell Pierce
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Dep. Madeline Chandler
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Senator Ben Arnold, Sam's Uncle
Stephani Victor ...
Carrie
John Phillip ...
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A young girl returns home after being abducted - and that's only the beginning of the story! This flick is filled with all sorts of sci-fi surprises - hidden body implants, an FBI investigation and a possible alien invasion. Written by Glenn Dettwiler

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Menschen sind verschwunden... Seltsame Dinge sind geschehen... Ein sechsjähriger Junge hat eine Nachricht, die die Menschheit retten kann...(German DVD) (People have disappeared ... Strange things are happening ... A six year old girl has a message that can save humanity...)

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Maybe NOT JUST Science-Fiction
10 January 2014 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Firstly, take no notice of the average IMDb user rating of 4.3/10. It just goes to show how utterly clueless some people are.

So much so that I could be forgiven for thinking that some of the voters are trying to deter people from watching the movie in case it prompts them to ask questions about shadow governments and social infiltration... Really? You may ask. If you think I'm a conspiracy theory nut-job, then at least consider this:

  • Is it FEASABLE that we (humans) have been or are being visited by


extra-terrestrial beings (i.e. aliens)?

  • And if so, is it also entirely feasible that those aliens could and


would infiltrate all sections of our society? We sure as hell would do it. So why not them?

The number of abduction cases is huge. Although I believe that many are hoaxes or people with mental health issues, if even a small percentage were real then that is a significant number that could prove decisive if elected a position of great power and influence.

This movie asks THAT question that most people find uncomfortable or inconceivable. Or they treat it as a joke. You may think this is just a silly science-fiction movie but in actuality it's not far off from a real-life scenario.

If you are one of those people that asks yourself: Are we alone in the universe? Are we ever going to see the UN-Photoshopped NASA images? Then you need to see this film.

If you only think about your own mundane, everyday life. And are only interested in when your favourite reality TV show is on next and the dull, meaningless conversation you are having on social media... Then still watch it. You might learn something!


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