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Alien Fury: Countdown to Invasion (2000)

PG-13 | | Sci-Fi, Thriller | TV Movie 21 April 2000
Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent ... See full summary »


Rob Hedden


Rob Hedden




Cast overview, first billed only:
Dale Midkiff ... Bill Templer
Dondre Whitfield ... Kevin Anjanette (as Dondre T. Whitfield)
Stephen Tobolowsky ... B.J. McQueen
Chyna ... Ava Zurich
Kelly Perine ... Jack the Realitor
Grace Phillips Grace Phillips ... Dr. Sydney Templer
Scott Lowell ... Laird Jones
Paul Schulze ... Jamison Collier
Whitney Dylan ... Kendra Van Dillion
Greg Callahan Greg Callahan ... Secretary of Defense
Troy Evans ... General
James Whitson James Whitson ... General
John Koyama ... Eddie Yamada
Meredith Morton Meredith Morton ... Trish Collier
Jordan Butcher ... Andy Collier


Set in San Diego, the movie follows the desperate acts of Bill Templer head of a covert defense agency perpetrating a terrifying fraud on the American public - involving the imminent invasion of aliens - by leaking to the press a satellite image of an alien armada poised to strike earth. As terror of an alien attack spreads, the President of the United States orders the launching of Peacemaker, a surveillance satellite retrofitted with a nuclear warhead. Templer's elaborate plot is threatened when police detective Kevin Anjanette discovers that the alien images were faked. To protect his scheme, Templer swiftly unleashes the lethal head of his security, Ava Zurich, onto Anjanette. But it's soon revealed that an alien force actually does exist and is poised to strike if Peacemaker is used. In order to protect mankind from total annihilation, Anjanette must race to abort the nuclear bomb that will trigger the alien attack. Written by Anonymous

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Sci-Fi | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and brief sensuality | See all certifications »






Release Date:

21 April 2000 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alien Fury See more »

Filming Locations:

San Diego, California, USA

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Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Good idea for a movie, but it went terribly wrong
6 May 2002 | by wombat_1See all my reviews

Well, few surprises in this movie. Alien invasion, or is it? A smart scientist figures it out, sinister gummint organization, nuclear weapon launched, abort sent, etc, etc.

The characters - almost every one of them was over acted. The hero, with his Clint Eastwood breathy voice. His wife, the beautiful doctor with always-perfect hair and makeup who works in a public hospital: puh-lease. The slavering general. Cardboard cutouts, every one of them. Grace Phillips in her braless strappy top (and to her credit she looks OK in it) gives some idea of where one of the target demographics of this movie was. The female mud-wrestler type cast as a security guard could be another clue. And almost all the other women, who for some strange reason had short skirts and very high heel shoes, might be yet another.

Special effects were reasonable, although the multiple alien spacecraft sitting in the crater, each one an obvious copy/paste of each other... at first, I thought it was a computer wallpaper. And the stories with the nitrogen inhalers - please, give us nerdy audience types at least a tiny sliver of background knowledge.

I think that the worst sin this movie committed was that it couldn't make up its mind as to what combination of seriousness and comedy it was going to be. But again to be fair, if you set your expectations low enough you might well be entertained.

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