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Night Skies (2007)

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On March 13th, 1997 one of the largest UFO sightings ever recorded took place across the southwestern United States. The event became known as the 'Phoenix Lights' and was witnessed by community leaders, members of law enforcement, as well as thousands of everyday citizens. This true story, based on transcripts from actual hypnosis-therapy sessions, finally reveals what happened after the infamous incident ended and how six people, stranded by chance on a forgotten road, encountered more than just lights in the sky. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence, disturbing images and language | See all certifications »

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Carretera sin retorno (Night Skies)  »

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According to a representative of Ring Leader Studios, there are 200 special effects shots in the film. See more »

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Cell phones were still somewhat uncommon in 1997 and the model used in the movie is much newer than what would have been available at that time. See more »

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Journalist: Senator, ah an attorney named Peter Gerston has filed suit in Arizona, uh, alleging that there's a cover-up regarding UFOs, and there has been for dozens of years, and millions of people have seen these objects in the sky, and the military continues to deny that anything's going on. Is that an area that's of interest to you at all?
John McCain: It's always of great interest to me. I think it's, I think it's uh of great interest. I would point out to you that there was once a case, a couple of ...
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Fantastic, horrific, overall great close encounter film...
11 May 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Now, I am a very critical movie-watcher. I almost never give a movie a 9 unless it is box-office gold. But this film was something else.

"Night Skies" told about the events that occurred on March 13th, 1997, one of the largest and most famous UFO sightings in American history. This sighting led to many close encounter stories that night, but this one is definitely one of the most prominent.

Quality: This film is a B movie. Plain and simple. When I first sat down and started watching this, I began wondering if it was going to be any good. As I watched the film, it became more and more scary. The filming wasn't that bad and the acting was VERY good. The film progressively becomes more frightening and disturbing, which leads to my final verdict: "Night Skies" is an excellent movie as far as story is concerned. The effects aren't perfect, but it is definitely worth a viewing. Two thumbs up!


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