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Alien Autopsy (2006)

PG-13 | | Biography, Comedy, Sci-Fi | 7 April 2006 (UK)
Humouristic reconstruction of the 1995 scandal when two British lads were accused of having faked a documentary from the Roswell incident in 1947.

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Humouristic reconstruction of the 1995 scandal when two British lads were accused of having faked a documentary from the Roswell incident in 1947.

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Rated PG-13 for sexual content, partial nudity, language and some disturbing images | See all certifications »

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Alien - I aftopsia  »

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£5,000,000 (estimated)

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£796,119 (UK) (7 April 2006)
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Trivia

Stephen Marcus in two scene role as a thug is among six performers whose roles ended being deleted in post. See more »

Goofs

In one scene, Harvey is seen playing a video game on the Nintendo Entertainment System, indicated by the fact that he is using an NES Zapper. When we see the game (which was made up for the movie), the game's graphics do not match up with the 8-bit limitations of the NES. See more »

Quotes

Ray Santilli: It's not what it looks like. I... I can explain everything.
[Gary's sister then collapses on the floor after seeing the alien in her lounge]
Melik: I think that's enough for today.
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Crazy Credits

After the credits the real Gary tells the camera that Ray would sell anything if he felt it would turn a profit, to which a smiling Ray replies that that's "not entirely true" and that it's "most unfair". See more »

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References Toy Story (1995) See more »

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I'm a Believer
Written by Neil Diamond
Performed by The Monkees
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Credible, entertaining and fun
4 April 2006 | by (London, England) – See all my reviews

I went to the premiere last night and wasn't sure what to expect - my initial thoughts were that Ant and Dec would fizzle out in a medium to which they don't fit. I was pleasantly surprised, however.

Overall, Alien Autopsy is a very funny, whimsical film. The script is patchy in places - subplots get twisted and don't really tie together satisfactorily in the end - but this is made up by the pleasure (and it really is a genuine pleasure) to see Ant and Dec putting in strong performances in the lead roles. This is the sort of film that the critics would be sharpening their knives for. I think those knives can be put back in the drawer.

Make no mistake: this isn't your traditional British comedy. The cameos fit perfectly into the plot and everyone has a purpose. There are no big faces included for the sake of it. Somehow, it works.

This is an enjoyable film and good family entertainment. It won't win any awards, but it's harmless, clean fun - and very good harmless clean fun at that.


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