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Area 51 (2015)

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Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.

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Reid
Darrin Bragg ...
Darrin
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Ben
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Jelena
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Jim Nelson
Frank Novak ...
Frank Novak
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Glenn Campbell
Conception West ...
Little A'Le'Inn Waitress
James Decker ...
Kooky Rachel Local
Patrick Sullivan ...
Lazar's Insider Security
David Thornsberry ...
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Jenna Thornsberry ...
Area 51 Employee's Wife
Amelia Thornsberry ...
Employee Daughter
Wray Featherstone ...
Reid's Dad
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Reid's Mom
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Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.

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Rated R for language throughout, and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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15 May 2015 (USA)  »

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51-es körzet  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

This film has (for some reason) been completed and sitting on the shelf since 2009. As of 2015, it is finally coming out in select theaters and VOD on May 15 See more »

Quotes

Town local interviewee: Area 51, man. It's the 51st state.
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Connections

References UFO Files (2004) See more »

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Reid's Rap
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Performed by Reid Warner
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Area 51 (5/10)
14 December 2015 | by (Waconia, Minnesota) – See all my reviews

Oren Peli is now officially a one trick pony after his latest found footage flick called Area 51. Again, similar to the first Paranormal Activity, there is a lack of story and realistic actions by characters in Peli's latest. Additionally, characters are weak, having little to no back-story and often times unlikable. Even with Peli's out used hand-held style of filmmaking, there is a particular originality to the film based on the alien side story. There are creative imaginary thoughts and well done shots of cinematography with this film. It almost seemed the film steadily managed to save itself as the film progressed. By no means would it be a film I recommend to people looking for the latest and greatest of 2015 but it's not a total waste, even when I wanted it and expected it to be.


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