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Showdown at Area 51 (2007)

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Two aliens who crash on Earth must find a buried weapon that will destroy the planet and their own society if not stopped.

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Cast

Cast overview:
Jason London ... Jake Townsend
Gigi Edgley ... Monica Gray
Christa Campbell ... Charlie Weise
Coby Bell ... Jude
Jahidi White Jahidi White ... Kronnan
Mel Fair ... Tate
Brock Roberts ... Maj 12 OP 1
Lee Horsley ... Diamond Joe Carson
Kip Martin ... Alex Townsend
Tom Lowell ... Ranger #1
Michelle Anselmo Michelle Anselmo ... TV Reporter
Natalie Matias Natalie Matias ... Jude's Wife
Olivia Clift Olivia Clift ... Little Girl
Lorraine Clarkson Lorraine Clarkson ... Female Driver
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Storyline

When two aliens fighting against each other in their spacecrafts crash on Earth at Area 51, a military group goes to the location but they are killed. The former military Jake Townsend seeks news from his brother in the base where his brother serves, and stumbles with the alien Jude. He is wounded and explains that he needs to find a weapon before the other alien, Kronnan, activates it to destroy Earth. They team-up with Jake's former girlfriend Monica Gray to search the weapon while they are hunted down by Kronnan and a paramilitary team. But when Jake meets Kronnan, he tells that Jude is the one who intends to activate the destructive weapon. Who is telling the truth? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The battlefield is here


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Rated R for some violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 July 2009 (France) See more »

Also Known As:

Alien vs. Alien See more »

Filming Locations:

Missouri, USA

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The red convertible the heroes "borrow" is a 1967 Rambler Rebel SST, a fairly rare vehicle (only 1,686 were made that year). This fact and the film's fairly low budget probably explain why it survived to the end of the film, as this vehicle likely belonged to a private collector. See more »

Goofs

At one point Jake Townsend states that they are in Missouri. The setting is consistent with this statement; however, the title of the movie claims a connection with Area 51 (in Nevada). See more »

Quotes

Jake Townsend: How can I trust you?
Kronnan: I am a centurion. I have pledged my life to protect this planet and the Omega seed. The other, he is a rogue, a terrorist. The rod he carries is the switch that will detonate the seed and destroy us all.
Jake Townsend: What about those men and women you killed?
Kronnan: It was they who attacked me. Do you not have order on this planet? Aren't the rules not the same?
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References Star Trek: The Original Series (1966) See more »

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The battle to save Earth
16 December 2007 | by lastliberalSee all my reviews

It is hard to imagine that my attention would be directed away from Christa Campbell, but Farscape star Gigi Edgley managed to do just that. Campbell (Death by Engagement, Revamped) was very evident in the first part of the film, but Edgley took over and saved us from the evil aliens. Well, Jason London (Dazed and Confused) helped her a bit.

It was the aliens that really stole the show. The good alien (unnamed on IMDb) was trying to stop the evil alien, with massive tricks up his sleeve, from destroying Earth to harvest our spent nuclear fuel. We would have gladly given it to them! The alien battles were very reminiscent of the Terminator.

References to Area 51 and the crash at Roswell in 1947 made this more interesting for conspiracy fans.


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