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Roswell: The Aliens Attack (1999)

Two aliens escape from 1947 Roswell, New Mexico and set out to sabotage the Earth. The lady alien finds she enjoys sex and likes to seduce soldiers. However, the male eventually falls in ... See full summary »

Director:

Brad Turner

Writer:

Jim Makichuk
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Steven Flynn ... John Dearman
Kate Greenhouse ... Katie Harras
Heather Hanson ... Eve Flowers
Brent Stait ... Capt. Phillips
Sean McCann Sean McCann ... Col. Woodburn
Donnelly Rhodes ... Tyler
Ben Baxter Ben Baxter ... Sam Harras
Robert Huculak Robert Huculak ... Sergeant
John Bekavac John Bekavac ... Guard #1
Chad Bruce ... Guard #2
Tom Anniko ... Sam (50's)
Bethoe Shirkoff ... Katie (70's)
Blake Taylor Blake Taylor ... Pathologist
Boyd Ferguson ... Soldier #1
Justin Deeley ... Soldier #2
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Two aliens escape from 1947 Roswell, New Mexico and set out to sabotage the Earth. The lady alien finds she enjoys sex and likes to seduce soldiers. However, the male eventually falls in love with an Earthling and decides to stop the female from setting off a nuclear weapon the two had developed. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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They told us aliens didn't exist... They lied.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sci-fi violence, sensuality and language | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 February 1999 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Roswell - Alien Attack See more »

Filming Locations:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Not what you'd expect
18 June 2015 | by Leofwine_dracaSee all my reviews

I have to admit that the title for this 1990s TV movie is pretty cool and it sets up a situation which never actually arises. Instead, the narrative of this film sees a couple of aliens escape from Roswell. They disguise themselves as humans - one male, one female - and split up, going on different routes. The female is determined to destroy the planet while the male ends up falling in love with an Earthling and becoming a father figure to her child.

It's all very cheesy and low rent, focusing on romantic situations rather than the alien combat stuff you'd hope for. It doesn't help that the cast is universally poor, particularly from the stiff guy playing the male alien, and a lot of it feels twee and rather schmaltzy. The script is very much by the book, and there are few scenes of genuine incident or special effects to make this resemble a science fiction movie in any way, shape, or form. Instead it's a bore of a film, and one to be avoided in all instances.


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