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Alien Apocalypse (2005)

TV Movie  |  Not Rated  |   |  Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  26 March 2005 (USA)
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An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a ... See full summary »

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An astronaut doctor Ivan Hood and his fellow astronaut Kelly return from their mission in space to find the world has been taken over by aliens. Now Dr. Ivan Hood and Kelly must lead a revolution to free the human slaves from their alien masters. Written by Anonymous

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Yesterday, they were only astronauts. Today, they're humanity's only hope.

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Alien apocalypse is loosely based off the fear surrounding the immigration of illegal aliens from Mexico. Some have even said the republican parties viewing of this film has scared them into changing recent legislature. See more »

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Narrator: In the beginning, there was the heavens and the earth, and it was green.
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No, it doesn't improve
27 March 2005 | by (Indianapolis) – See all my reviews

If your reaction to the first 10-20 minutes of Alien Apocalypse is "It can only get better"--no, it doesn't. That I sat thru the full two hours on SciFi channel last night has me furtively looking up psychiatric clinics today.

Yes, it's that bad. Another reviewer said "possibly the worst scifi movie I've seen," and I'll join that club. The script is unbelievably bad and the direction dire.

Some such movies can be good because they're so bad. Not this one. There are just too many embarrassing moments to find enjoyment in the awfulness.

I'll exempt Bruce Campbell from blame, he tries with what he hasn't to work with. Renee O'Connor was only poor. But the rest of the cast... guys and gals, there's more involved than turning up for your first day before a camera, saying stuff, and going home again. Yes, that's how it seems anyway.

The alien bugs are well done, and take the acting credits too. But if you're hoping for some indication of how they were able to completely subdue planet earth--to the degree that twenty years later, nobody knows what a doctor is--don't hold your breath.

Some nice scenery too at times. Hmm, psychiatrists are damn expensive...


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