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Night Skies (2007)

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March 13, 1997. Five friends bound for Las Vegas accidentally hit a stalled truck belonging to an ex-soldier. Stranded together on an isolated country road, they are about to witness one of the largest UFO sightings in history.

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Roy Knyrim

Writers:

Steve B. Harris (story by), Eric Miller
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Credited cast:
Jason Connery ... Richard
A.J. Cook ... Lilly
George Stults ... Matt
Ashley Peldon ... Molly
Joseph Sikora ... Joe (as Joe Sikora)
Gwendoline Yeo ... June
Michael Dorn ... Kyle
Jerry L. Jackson ... Radio Preacher (voice) (as Jerry Jackson)
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John McCain ... Self (archive footage)
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On March 13th, 1997 one of the largest UFO sightings ever recorded took place across the southwestern United States. The event became known as the 'Phoenix Lights' and was witnessed by community leaders, members of law enforcement, as well as thousands of everyday citizens. This true story, based on transcripts from actual hypnosis-therapy sessions, finally reveals what happened after the infamous incident ended and how six people, stranded by chance on a forgotten road, encountered more than just lights in the sky. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for violence, disturbing images and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

According to a representative of Ring Leader Studios, there are 200 special effects shots in the film. See more »

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Cell phones were still somewhat uncommon in 1997 and the model used in the movie is much newer than what would have been available at that time. See more »

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Journalist: Senator, ah an attorney named Peter Gerston has filed suit in Arizona, uh, alleging that there's a cover-up regarding UFOs, and there has been for dozens of years, and millions of people have seen these objects in the sky, and the military continues to deny that anything's going on. Is that an area that's of interest to you at all?
John McCain: It's always of great interest to me. I think it's, I think it's uh of great interest. I would point out to you that there was once a case, a couple of ...
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A Surprisingly good movie despite the bad ratings!!!!
3 February 2007 | by tovenaar-1See all my reviews

After seeing the low IMDb user rating for this movie I wasn't expecting too much. But I found comments about the bad the acting and such where a bit harsh. Compared to a lot of other movies out there this one was OK. The movie had me going from the start, trying to piece together the reality from fiction. I was so intrigued as to what part of the real story is true and what is just Hollywood hype, I am now following up the real story myself. The first half of the movie was full of suspense, and in my opinion the movie pulled it off quite well, while the later part of the movie had a very similar feel to Fire in the Sky.

Personally I really enjoyed it, but I am just a UFO buff to begin with. For those who like the intrigue of a true story, give this one a go.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 January 2007 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Carretera sin retorno (Night Skies) See more »

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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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