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Alien Trespass (2009)

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After crash landing near a desert town, an alien enlists the help of a local waitress to re-capture a monster that escaped from the wreckage of his space ship.

Director:

R.W. Goodwin

Writers:

Steven P. Fisher (screenplay) (as Steven Fisher), James Swift (story) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric McCormack ... Dr. Ted Lewis / Urp
Jenni Baird ... Tammy
Dan Lauria ... Chief Dawson
Robert Patrick ... Vern
Jody Thompson ... Lana
Aaron Brooks ... Cody
Sarah Smyth ... Penny
Andrew Dunbar ... Dick
Sage Brocklebank ... Stu
Tom McBeath ... Wilson
Vincent Gale ... Stiles
Jerry Wasserman ... Sam
Jonathon Young ... Lloyd (as Jonathan Young)
Michael Roberds Michael Roberds ... Bubba
Laura Carswell ... Laura (as Laura Konechny)
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Storyline

The story begins in 1957 in the star-filled skies above California's Mojave Desert. It is a special night for noted astronomer Ted Lewis, who is preparing a special dinner for his beautiful, adoring wife Lana to celebrate their wedding anniversary. In another part of town, Tammy, a waitress at small local diner with big plans for the future, looks out her window and is excited to see a shooting star, which she takes as a good sign for her dreams. But, what Dr. Lewis and Tammy assume is a shooting star, is really an alien spaceship. The fiery ball hurtles toward earth and crash-lands on a butte in the desert. The only witnesses are teens Dick and Penny who are necking in a nearby lover's lane. A tall, metallic alien named Urp emerges from the craft unharmed, alarmed to discover that the monstrous Ghota, who was also on board, has escaped. The menacing one-eyed creature's unquenchable appetite could mean the end of civilization as we know it. Urp is the only one who knows how to stop ... Written by Alien Trespass Online Marketing <marketing@alientrespass.com>

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Taglines:

It came from another galaxy. A creeping, crawling nightmare of terror! See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for sci-fi action and brief historical smoking | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

January 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

It Came from Beyond Space See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$43,437, 5 April 2009, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$104,526, 6 September 2009
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

According to the director, R.W. Goodwin, he feels that Alien Trespass has its roots in genre classics The War of the Worlds (1953), It Came from Outer Space (1953) and The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951). See more »

Goofs

While Tammy and Ted/Urp are riding in the pickup, the amount of electrical tape showing on the steering wheel changes several times. See more »

Quotes

Chief Dawson: Alright Marshall Urp. I'll let you off this time with a warning.
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Connections

References I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997) See more »

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Classic Sci-Fi Film
2 January 2009 | by theroadnorthSee all my reviews

Do you remember: It Came From Outer Space, War of the Worlds, The Blob and Invasion of the Body Snatchers? If you liked these classic 50's Sci-Fi movies, then you'll love Alien Trespass. It's a smartly written terror/mystery/comedy that is completely true to the 50's Sci-Fi style . . . and it's also in color! When I was a kid I went to see all these movies and unfortunately most of them were not that great. Then starting in the 70's people began making retro versions with the same disappointing results. Alien Trespass is the first and only really well crafted retro Sci-Fi movie I've ever seen - I've waited a long time for this one. They claim that it's a 'lost classic' stored for 50 years. I think they could be right!


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