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51 -- When reporters are granted access to Area 51 Air Force base, a breach of security turns the protected government base into a horrifying destination of terror.
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Kenny Yakkel (screenplay)
Lucy Mukerjee-Brown (story)
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51 chronicles what happens after political pressure from the American public forces the Air Force to... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)

Tammi Arender ... Sharon Solomon

Randy Austin ... Wounded Officer

Jillian Batherson ... Gomez

Bruce Boxleitner ... Col. Martin

Vanessa Branch ... Claire Felon

Beau Brasseaux ... Airman (as Beau Brasso)

Sean Paul Braud ... Penn Guard 1
Lena Clark ... Mindy
Ivan Djurovic ... Lady Death

J.D. Evermore ... Smith
Ryan H. Jackson ... Airman

Damon Lipari ... Kevin

Jason London ... Aaron 'Shoes' Schumacher
Jed Maheu ... Patient Zero

Rachel Miner ... Sgt. Hanna
Bruce Sanders Jr. ... Airman Sanders

Andrew Sensenig ... Dr. Keane

Luke Sexton ... Lt. Walters

John Shea ... Sam Whitaker

Billy Slaughter ... Dr. Haven

Rob Steinberg ... J Rod (voice)
Julius Washington ... Lt. Kamecki

Ned Yousef ... Airman Bexter (as Nedal Yousef)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

VyVy Nguyen ... J Rod / Little Devil (uncredited)
Todd Owens ... Scientist (uncredited)
Mark Rayner ... Scientist (uncredited)

Directed by
Jason Connery 
Writing credits
Kenny Yakkel (screenplay)

Lucy Mukerjee-Brown (story) (as Lucy Mukerjee)

Joshua Grote  screenplay (uncredited)

Produced by
Yoram Barzilai .... producer
Stephanie Caleb .... executive producer
Moshe Diamant .... producer
Lauren Ito .... co-producer
Lucy Mukerjee-Brown .... co-producer (as Lucy Mukerjee)
James Portolese .... associate producer
Courtney Solomon .... producer
Tim Tori .... associate producer
Gregory M. Walker .... executive producer
Allan Zeman .... executive producer
Yoram Barzilai .... line producer (uncredited)
Katerina Slantcheva .... associate producer (uncredited)
Original Music by
Ian Honeyman 
Cinematography by
Yaron Levy (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Andrew Bentler 
Casting by
Sally Lear 
Mark Teschner 
Production Design by
Nate Jones 
Art Direction by
Michelle Jones 
Set Decoration by
S. Todd Whitaker  (as Todd Whitaker)
Costume Design by
Kim Martínez  (as Kimberly Martinez)
Makeup Department
Kimberly Amacker .... key makeup artist
Robert M. Bouffard .... on-set special effects makeup artist
Alex Bytnar .... special makeup effects artist
Andrew Freeman .... special makeup effects artist
Vincent J. Guastini .... special effects makeup coordinator (as Vincent Guastini)
Vincent J. Guastini .... special makeup effects artist (as Vincent Guastini)
Marina Hart .... key hair stylist
Marisa Rodriguez .... makeup artist
Mitchell S. Benson .... animatronics designer (uncredited)
Jessica Hyde .... key makeup artist (uncredited)
Production Management
Andy Steinman .... unit production manager
Cj Stewart .... post-production manager (as CJ Stewart)
Cj Stewart .... post-production supervisor (as CJ Stewart)
Avi Kleinberger .... post-production supervisor (uncredited)
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Chelsea Donison .... second second assistant director
Farris Hopkins .... second assistant director
Ben Ledoux .... second assistant director
Brian O'Sullivan .... first assistant director
Art Department
Kristin Cheramie .... art department coordinator (as Kristine Cheramie)
James Eubank .... construction coordinator
John Maxwell P. Glen .... carpenter (as John Maxwell Glen)
John Kirkley .... carpenter
Joshua Kliewer .... on-set dresser (as Joshua Kleiwer)
Rose Leiker .... assistant property master
Jen Jen Lindstrom .... lead scenic painter (as Jennifer Lindstrom)
Timothy Oakley .... prop builder
Timothy Oakley .... property master
Andres Ominetti .... scenic painter (as Andres Omnietti)
Andres Ominetti .... set painter (as Andres Omnietti)
Ryan Sanson .... swing
S. Todd Whitaker .... leadman
Ryan Sanson .... carpenter (uncredited)
Ryan Sanson .... set dresser (uncredited)
Sound Department
David Barbee .... sound effects editor
Peggy Blum .... foley mixer
Allan Falk .... additional sound services: Post Haste Sound
George Haddad .... supervising sound effects editor
Paul Hammond .... stage recordist
Ben Jacob .... sound mixer
Janell Kalifay .... sound services: Apex Post Production
Matthew Kallen .... additional sound services: Post Haste Sound
Jae Kim .... boom operator
Kimaree Long .... adr supervisor
Monique Reymond .... foley artist
Michael Russo .... adr mixer (as Mike Russo)
Courtney Schade .... additional sound services: Post Haste Sound
Jon Vogl .... sound re-recording mixer
Jon Vogl .... sound services: Apex Post Production
Jon Vogl .... sound supervisor
Eric Raber .... adr mixer (uncredited)
Eric Raber .... sound designer (uncredited)
Special Effects by
Laura Elliott .... creature effects technician
George Frangadakis .... creature effects supervisor
Ron Keller .... creature effects coordinator
Ron Keller .... special effects coordinator
Kevin Morrissey .... assistant special effects coordinator
Evan Campbell .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Ben Hardie .... special effects technician (uncredited)
Visual Effects by
Jana Gadjeva .... visual effects coordinator
Dimitar Itskov .... lead compositor (as Dimitar Itskon)
Borja Panadero .... visual effects artist: 3d
Pavel Pehlivanov .... lead artist: 3d (as Pavel Pehlivoanov)
Jason Ripley .... visual effects artist
D.J. Shea .... visual effects supervisor (as DJ Shea)
Juan Soto .... visual effects coordinator
Nikolay Tashev .... lead artist: 3d
Daniel Tchalakov .... animator: 3d
Tinko Tinkov .... digital compositor
Valery Trichkov .... roto artist
Victor Trichkov .... visual effects coordinator
Alexander Tsvetkov .... lead compositor
Cj Stewart .... visual effects producer (uncredited)
Randy Austin .... stunt player
Tim Bell .... stunt rigger
John Bernecker .... stunt player
Sean Paul Braud .... stunt player
Danny Cosmo .... stunt coordinator
Ben Jensen .... stunt rigging coordinator
Josh Petro .... stunt player
Bruce Sanders Jr. .... stunt player
Tony Vo .... stunt player
Joe Williams .... stunt player
Ned Yousef .... stunt player (as Nedal Yousef)
Raion Hill .... stunt double: Airman Hill (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
Cook Allender .... still photographer
Eric Bader .... lighting technician (as Eric Bender)
Adam Beard .... dolly grip
Lawles Bourque .... camera operator: "b" camera
Guy Broussard .... lighting technician
Samuel Brownfield .... director of photography: second unit, Los Angeles
Graham Chart .... key grip: second unit, Los Angeles
Neil Chartier .... first assistant camera
Jefferson Fugitt .... second assistant camera
Malik Fuller .... grip
Cody Gautreau .... digital loader
Josh Harrison .... camera operator: "a" camera (as Joshua Harrison)
Josh Harrison .... steadicam operator (as Joshua Harrison)
Tom Hunt .... key grip
Mike Johnson .... electrician
David J. Lukinovich Jr. .... electrician
Paul Marshall .... gaffer
Ronald 'Ronnie' Martin .... best boy electric (as Ronald Martin)
Nicholas Piatnik .... first assistant camera: second unit, Los Angeles
Zachary Sieffert .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Brandon Swain .... lighting technician
Darren Turner .... camera intern
Patrick Robert Wong .... best boy grip (as Patrick Wong)
Casting Department
Brent Caballero .... casting director: Louisiana
Hank Langlois .... extras casting
Marisa Rodriguez .... casting associate (uncredited)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Doré Cermak .... costume supervisor (as Dore V. Cermak)
Hannah Gates .... key costumer
Editorial Department
Andrew Drazek .... assistant editor
Stacey England .... assistant editor
John Portnoy .... colorist
Adam Rowe .... on-line editor
Scott Douglas .... editor: behind the scenes (uncredited)
Joseph Hall .... epk editor (uncredited)
Adam Rowe .... assistant editor (uncredited)
Juan Soto .... assistant on-line editor (uncredited)
Location Management
Hamilton Ridenour .... location manager
Ben Shirley .... assistant location manager
Music Department
Ian Honeyman .... orchestrator
Ian Honeyman .... score producer
Risto R Muzik .... additional synth programmer (as Risto R. Mukik)
Daniel Rojas .... musician: guitars
Zoë Alexandra .... music supervisor (uncredited)
Andy Ross .... executive in charge of music (uncredited)
Transportation Department
Dutch Cruse .... driver
Johnny Holmes .... driver (as Jonny Holmes)
Shane Kropog .... transportation captain
Morris Aroesti .... picture car coordinator (uncredited)
Morris Aroesti .... transportation coordinator (uncredited)
Chris Pedersen .... driver (uncredited)
Other crew
Lamonte Bell .... payroll accountant (as Lamont Bell)
Mitchell S. Benson .... alien puppeteer (as Mitchell Benson)
Lauren Clouatre .... production assistant
Hope Demling .... production secretary
Ivan Djurovic .... alien puppeteer
Hazen S. Finnerty Jr. .... coordinating set medic
Hazen S. Finnerty Jr. .... set medic
Amber Gaiennie .... stand-in
Imraan Ismail .... production assistant
Ali Jazayeri .... senior vice president of finance
John Landers .... craft service
Kelly Migdon .... production assistant
Emily Morrow .... production coordinator
Willard Pennington .... production assistant
Tyler Samardick .... craft service assistant (as Tyler Samardricks)
Ryan C. Sands .... assistant production coordinator (as Ryan Sandz)
D.J. Shea .... title designer (as DJ Shea)
Ken Smith .... accounting clerk
Garin Sparks .... production assistant
Nicole Staudenmaier .... script supervisor
Dorit Yosha .... production controller
Michael Barnes .... financial legal services (uncredited)
Robert Benavides Jr. .... electronic press kit (uncredited)
Shelley Marie Brown .... promotions (uncredited)
Betsy Davis .... chief financial officer (uncredited)
Kevin Morrissey .... assistant armorer (uncredited)
Crew believed to be complete

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Also Known As:
"Area 51" - USA (TV title)
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Rated R for bloody violence
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Director Jason Connery is the son of the first James Bond, Sir Sean ConnerySee more »
Factual errors: The new Air Force ACU's (uniforms) do not have unit patches. The only thing they should have on them are name tapes and rank insignia.See more »
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11 out of 17 people found the following review useful.
What's with all the hate? It's pretty good for what it is., 6 October 2011
Author: Boba_Fett1138 from Groningen, The Netherlands

This has got to be one of the most hated recent movies. People call it the worst and make fun of it, so of course I wasn't expecting this movie to be a masterpiece or any good really. However I have to be fair; I was pleasantly surprised by it and actually enjoyed watching it.

Really, as far as aliens versus humans, low-budget, action/science-fictions flicks go, this one is pretty good. And trust me, I have seen a lot of these type of movies, of which most did so much more wrong and poorly than this movie ever did. It was was pretty good for what it is and it definitely serves its purpose just fine.

With its budget, acting and writing quality, you could call this a modern B-movie but one of the aspects about B-movies often is that they are quite enjoyable movies to watch, as is the case with this movie. Of course I recognize all of the bad aspects of this movie and all of its plot holes and weaknesses but quite frankly it never took away any of the fun I had with watching this movie.

It's a movie that really 'borrows' heavily from other, better known genre movies, most notably "Alien" and "The Thing". But I'm even willing to forgive the movie for doing so, since it works within the context of the movie.

The movie does feature some pretty good creature design. All of the aliens are pretty cool and monstrously dangerous looking ones. Definitely not something cheap looking, like a guy in a rubber suit (while if of course still is a guy in a rubber suit but that is besides the point).

Pretty good and enjoyable for what it is.


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