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Alien Raiders (2008)

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It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, an idyllic family grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But the normal monotony of rounding up shopping carts and settling out the ... See full summary »

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It's the end of yet another night at Hastings Supermarket, an idyllic family grocery store in Buck Lake, Arizona. But the normal monotony of rounding up shopping carts and settling out the cash drawers is broken at 11:07pm, just before closing when a group of masked and armed-to-the-teeth militants invades the store, immediately killing several of the employees and shoppers and holding the rest hostage. Though the hostage-takers at first appear to be robbers or terrorists, they reveal themselves to be a cadre of rogue scientists that has discovered and tracked an alien infestation to THIS STORE on THIS NIGHT, and they are determined to find out which of the survivors are extraterrestrials and end the invasion at any cost. Written by Anonymous

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During the scene in which Seth Steadman is buying groceries from the "Hastings Supermarket", the total comes to $10.66. The battle of Hastings happened in the year 1066 See more »

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BEST low budget movie of the Year!
25 December 2008 | by (Singapore) – See all my reviews

"Alien Raiders" has proved that, through masterful directions, good actings, a low budget thriller can still deliver high quality entertainment.

The story is simple but interestingly fresh. The editing was skillfully done. The level of suspense was surprisingly high, (aided with clever cinematography) surpassing one's expectation. One could sense that the efforts put into every scene of the film was made so with some kind of rare honesty and genuinity that are so lacking in many of the modern day thriller-movies. Never was there a moment when i feel cheated or wanna say, "Hey this is cheap".

The intensity of this film would also put many of the bigger budget thrillers out there to shame. (If u get hold of a copy of this DVD, do watch it in dark!)

Lastly, in my humble opinion, many of those who were involved in this film are probably going it make big-time in the not too distant future, especially the director.


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