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The Shadow Men ()


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After a family has an alien encounter, they call the Air Force to report the incident which leads to a visit by Men In Black, who turn out to be alien-human mutants.

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Bob Wilson
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Dez Wilson
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Stan Mills
Brendon Ryan Barrett ...
Andy Wilson
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MIB #1
Chris McCarty ...
MIB #2
Tom Poster ...
MIB #3
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Jane
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Attendant
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Harry
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Desk Sergeant
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Secretary
Robert Berger ...
Detective
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Cop #1
Ben Slack ...
Doctor
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kate Atkinson ...
Attorney (uncredited)

Directed by

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Timothy Bond

Written by

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Justin Stanley ... (screenplay)
 
Eric Miller ... (screenplay)

Produced by

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Steve Beswick ... producer
Albert T. Dickerson III ... line producer
Jon Kramer ... executive producer
David Newlon ... executive producer

Music by

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Todd Hayen

Cinematography by

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Frank Byers

Film Editing by

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Barry Zetlin

Editorial Department

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Robert Claridge ... assistant editor
Paul Kieran ... first assistant editor

Casting By

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Cathy Henderson
Dori Zuckerman

Production Design by

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Cecil Gentry

Art Direction by

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Charles Infante

Set Decoration by

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Patricia Elias

Costume Design by

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Anita Cabada

Makeup Department

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Christine Madrid ... makeup assistant
Phillip Pico ... key hair stylist / makeup artist: Mr. Roberts
Kate Shorter ... key makeup artist
Bryan Smith ... special makeup effects artist
Mary A. Williams ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management

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Steve Beswick ... unit production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Tia Ardran ... key second assistant director
John Glasser ... first assistant director (as John Richard Glasser)
Fred Mandel ... second second assistant director

Art Department

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David Bush ... lead man
Luis Chacon ... second swing
David Eberhardt ... first construction assistant
Frank Krivsky ... set dresser
Kyla MacTaggart ... scenic artist
Richard A. Mazzochi ... property master (as Richard Mazzochi)
J.R. Vasquez ... first swing
Darren M. Welty ... assistant property master

Sound Department

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Nancy Lee Bleisch ... adr assistant (as Nancy Lee Bleish)
Gary Boatner ... boom operator
Sarah Brady ... adr supervisor
John Brasher ... re-recording mixer
Geoff Clark ... sound services manager
John Edwards-Younger ... sound effects editor
Michael Ferdie ... dialogue assistant
Eric Hoeschen ... foley mixer
Lee Howell ... production sound mixer
Marty Hutcherson ... re-recording mixer
Carlos Isais ... foley recordist
Bruce Murphy ... dialogue editor
Patrick O'Sullivan ... sound effects designer
Laurence Puchalsky ... dialogue assistant
Monique Reymond ... foley artist
Brian Smith ... adr mixer
Mimi Starrett ... sound services manager
Linda Wehde ... adr assistant
Michael Wetherwax ... adr editor
Antonio Torres ... assistant dialogue editor (uncredited)

Special Effects by

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David Waine ... special effects coordinator

Visual Effects by

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Adam Ealovega ... CGI artist
Eric Heavens ... CGI artist
Edmond Kozin ... CGI artist
Steve Melchiorre ... digital compositing supervisor
Victor Scalise ... digital compositing assistant / visual effects editor
Dan Schmit ... visual effects producer
Douglas Seiden ... CGI artist
Tony Shepherd ... CGI artist (as Tony Sheperd)
Jaison Stritch ... CGI supervisor

Stunts

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Jane Austin ... stunts
Chuck Borden ... stunts
Kane Hodder ... stunts
David Hugghins ... stunts
Steve Kelso ... stunt double: Stan
Anthony Kramme ... stunts
Kurt D. Lott ... stunt driver (as Kurt Lott)
Cole S. McKay ... stunts (as Cole McKay)
Millie Novak ... stunt driver
Gary Paul ... stunt coordinator
Bobby Porter ... stunt double: Andy
Tom Poster ... stunts
Gina Angela Ritchie ... stunt double: Dez
Brandon Sebek ... stunt double
Paul E. Short ... stunts (as Paul Short)
Patrick J. Statham ... stunt double: Bob (as Patrick Stratham)

Camera and Electrical Department

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Phil Aubrey ... best boy grip (as Phil Aubry)
Keith Barefoot ... electrician
Roman W. Bennett ... electrician: second unit (as Roman Bennett)
Chris Byers ... key grip
George M. Chappell ... electrician
C.P. Cima ... grip
Nicholas Cochiolo ... third grip
Scott Conner ... second assistant camera: second unit
Glen Deitell ... first assistant camera: second unit
Robert Ferrara ... chief lighting technician (as Robert J. Ferrara)
Warren Fox ... electrician
Scott Froschauer ... grip
Rick Gowing ... first assistant camera: second unit
Dale Guerts ... second assistant camera: second unit (as Dale Geurts)
Zoli Hajdu ... grip
Johnny Hale ... electrician: second unit
Bob Hall ... camera operator: "b" camera
Joseph Hanes ... electrician
Steve Hurson ... first assistant camera
Ted Jackson ... camera loader
Adam Jones ... best boy electric
Jayma L. Koerner ... first assistant camera: second unit
Christopher Komives ... electrician
Jacob I. Lapin ... grip (as Jake Lapin)
Martin J. Layton ... director of photography: second unit (as Marty Layton)
Mark Ludwig ... camera operator: "b" camera
Grg Magidow ... assistant camera (as Greg Magidow)
Michelle McKinley ... first assistant camera: second unit
Justin Mitchell ... electrician: second unit
Luc G. Nicknair ... camera operator: "b" camera
Karen L. Ogle ... still photographer (as Karen Ogle)
Rudy Pahoyo ... first assistant camera: second unit
Christopher C. Pearson ... first assistant camera: second unit
Paul Redmond ... camera loader: second unit
Scott Alan Reiniger ... grip (as Scott Reiniger)
Bradley Richard ... second assistant camera
David A. Santos ... dolly grip
Jack Serino ... fourth grip
Jeffrey D. Smith ... camera operator: "b" camera
Joe Spaan ... grip
Laura Mae Sutherland-Bobick ... second assistant camera: second unit (as Laura Mae Bobick)
Frank C. Towers Jr. ... grip
James C. Udel ... key grip: second unit (as Jimi Udel)
Thomas S.D. Valentin ... grip: second unit
Kent L. Wakeford ... director of photography: second unit (as Kent Wakeford)
Joseph Walsh ... second assistant camera: second unit
Ellis Ray Ware ... grip
Jeremy Wheeler ... second assistant camera: second unit
Kevin Williams ... best boy electric: second unit
Mark Wojciechowski ... grip
Dennis Wong ... grip
Ron Zachow ... grip: second unit
John Zumpano ... gaffer: second unit

Casting Department

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Robyn Owen ... casting associate

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Sandy Gazeley ... assistant costumer (as Sandra Gazeley)
Kathleen Mussehl ... costume supervisor

Location Management

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Conrad L. Ricketts ... location manager (as Conrad Ricketts)
Patrick Thompson ... location assistant

Music Department

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Les Brockmann ... music scoring engineer (as Les Brockman)
Janice Hayen ... music preparation
Paige Moore ... music assistant

Script and Continuity Department

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Claudia Yarmy ... script supervisor (as Claudia A. Yarmy)

Transportation Department

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Mike Painter ... transportation coordinator
James Wakeman ... transportation captain

Other crew

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Scott Aaron ... post-production accountant
Ed Baran ... publicist
John Charles ... software engineer: TriCoast Studios
Robert Corles ... set production assistant
Diane Cornell ... production accountant
Jenny Fitzgibbons ... production auditor
Sandy Flowers ... craft service
Jonathan Fountain ... office production assistant
Kiran Gonsalves ... production associate
P.J. Ince ... set production assistant: second unit
Patrick Kearney ... production assistant: second unit
Frank Macchia ... synthesizer programmer
Tracy Marshak-Nash ... assistant production coordinator (as Tracy Marshak)
Robert McCullough ... set production assistant
Mary McMahon ... set production assistant
Aaron Mendelson ... production secretary
Maureen P. Mottley ... production coordinator
Jora Nelstein ... production secretary
Shaun O'Banion ... production assistant
Wendy Palmer ... utility stand-in
Patricia M. Peters ... utility stand-in (as Tricia Peters)
Deandre 'Silky' Russell ... key set production assistant
Lee Stranahan ... graphic artist: on-screen graphics
Luke Valerio ... utility stand-in

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Storyline

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Plot Summary

Happily married couple Bob and Dez Wilson and their 12-year old son Andy are being attacked by a blinding light when driving home from a daytrip. They awaken a couple of hours later, seemingly unscathed but soon driven mad by recurring nightmares. It soon appears that they have been abducted by aliens as proved by their sons handycam that had suddenly started running right after the incident. This mysterious fact is discovered by even more mysterious Men In Black who start nagging the family up to the point of threatening to kill them. Laughed at by the police the threesome seek refuge at sf-writer Stan Mills' house and start fighting back. Written by Swie Tio

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Also Known As
  • Shadow Men (France)
  • Ennemis non identifiés (France)
  • The Shadow Men - Die Alien-Invasion (Germany)
  • Llegaron del espacio (Spain)
  • Árnyékok (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 95 min
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Budget $2,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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Trivia Andrew McCarthy was originally the lead (and was listed as such in the Hollywood Reporter American Film Market special issue for 1995). Andrew McCarthy eventually made "Perfect Assassins" for the same production company (Promark). See more »
Goofs When the Family start off on their trip, Dez is not wearing a seat belt. There is a quick shot of Andy and then back to Dez, when it comes back to Dez, she is wearing a seat belt. See more »
Movie Connections References Men in Black (1997). See more »
Quotes Stan Mills: It isn't paranoia when they REALLY are out to get you.
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