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Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (1998)

After a mysterious blackout, a son goes out to investigate and captures footage of actual aliens. When the aliens follow him and his brothers back to their home, all hell breaks loose.

Director:

Dean Alioto

Writers:

Dean Alioto (story), Paul Chitlik (teleplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Benz Antoine ... Matthew
Kristian Ayre Kristian Ayre ... Tommy
Gillian Barber ... Mom
Michael Buie ... Brian
Emmanuelle Chriqui ... Renee
Marya Delver ... Melanie
Katlyn Ducharme Katlyn Ducharme ... Rosie
Ingrid Kavelaars ... Linda
Aaron Pearl ... Kurt
Dean Alioto ... Damian Hawkins
Bart Anderson Bart Anderson ... Professor Green
Gary Hetherington ... Colonel Hampton
Gareth Moses Gareth Moses ... Julian Bond
Suzanne Ristic Suzanne Ristic ... Aileen Burchess
Jim Smith Jim Smith ... Sheriff Tilson
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After a mysterious blackout, a son goes out to investigate and captures footage of actual aliens. When the aliens follow him and his brothers back to their home, all hell breaks loose.

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Trivia

Emmanuelle Chriqui had agreed to show her breasts on camera, but changed her mind at the last minute, fearing what her father would say when he found out. As a compromise they had her wear pasties that were blurred out, making it look like Renee was topless. See more »

Goofs

When Tommy is told to go back into the house while Kurt and his brother Brian go investigate the loud bang, Tommy is then seen saying "guys wait up" from a distance, he runs and his voice gets much more clear to the camera, despite the camera being right behind Kurt and Brian the entire time. See more »

Quotes

Tommy: Shit.
Mom: What?
Tommy: My battery's almost dead.
Mom: Oh, finally.
Tommy: I have another one in my bag. just a minute.
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Alternate Versions

An extended cut aired on UPN shortly after the original broadcast, containing the extra footage and alternate ending of the director's cut, and the fake "expert" interviews from the original TV broadcast. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Extraterrestrial (2014) See more »

User Reviews

It wasn't that bad.
3 August 2004 | by SilverXenoSee all my reviews

Yes, it was cheeeeezy. Yes it was fake. Was it a little bit fun? Absolutely. I mean, what were people expecting? A **REAL** documentary from someone's home about an alien invasion?? It was at least creative.

If something like that were to happen, (and I don't mean alien invasion, but maybe a home invasion) do you think that it would be advertised for a week? Look at the Elian Gonzalez story. It was on the news before morning coffee.

It's a 90 min long sci-fi thriller. People take things way too seriously.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The McPherson Tapes See more »

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Production Co:

Dick Clark Productions See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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