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51 (2011)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  28 July 2011 (Russia)
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51 chronicles what happens after political pressure from the American public forces the Air Force to provide a few well-known reporters with limited access to the most secretive base on the... See full summary »

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Col. Martin
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Claire Felon
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Mindy
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Patient Zero
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51 chronicles what happens after political pressure from the American public forces the Air Force to provide a few well-known reporters with limited access to the most secretive base on the planet: Area 51. When one of the base's hidden 'long term visitors' exploits this unprecedented visit as a chance to liberate himself and his fellow alien captives, Area 51 turns from a secure government base to a horrifying destination of terror. Written by Anonymous

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The military's best-kept secret just broke loose. See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for bloody violence | See all certifications »

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Director Jason Connery is the son of the first James Bond, Sir Sean Connery See more »

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Women in the military are not allowed to wear ponytails while in uniform. The women in this movie should have worn their hair in buns. See more »

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References Aliens (1986) See more »

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World News 2
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51 out of 100
1 October 2011 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

If this were a test paper I'd give it 51 out of 100. I was really disappointed with this film as I'm generally a keen devotee of area 51 films. However, from the get go I knew I was in for a good serving of high definition amateur hour. The news anchorwoman scene which served as the film's opening just didn't look right & neither did a similar scene which served as the film's conclusion. The acting in most scenes is a little dodgy, although much of the blame must be attributed to the lackluster script & lack of finesse in the editing department. By poor editing I mean there should have been more closeups & camera angles.

Still though, it could have been worse. What I did like about this film were the creature effects. Also, for those interested in lashings of blood & gore there were sufficient quantities of both. And to be truthful it was actually quite amusing watching the actors labor like troopers through some of the weaker scenes.

In conclusion, don't watch this film if you're expecting something great. If, however, you're like me & just can't resist a horror flick even with a guaranteed cheese factor, knock yourself out.


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