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A wild west town hosts the strangest showdown of all: against an invading army of extraterrestrials. Outlaws and townspeople must join forces to survive.

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Kristoffer Tabori (as K. T. Donaldson)

Writer:

Richard Beattie
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Cast

Credited cast:
James Marsters ... Sam Danville
Cindy Sampson ... Abigail Pixley
Sebastian Knapp ... Jules Arning
Sanny van Heteren ... Rose Hilridge
Antony Byrne Antony Byrne ... Gus McGreevey
Angus MacInnes ... Silich Cure
Adriana Butoi Adriana Butoi ... Prospector's Wife
James Carroll Jordan James Carroll Jordan ... Sheriff (as James Jordan)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Constantin Barbulescu Constantin Barbulescu ... Grizzled Miner
Dan Bordeianu Dan Bordeianu ... Deputy
Dugald Bruce-Lockhart Dugald Bruce-Lockhart ... Cornelius Harrington (as Dugald Bruce Lockhart)
Sorin Cristea Sorin Cristea ... Prospector Franklin
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Storyline

A wild west town hosts the strangest showdown of all: against an invading army of extraterrestrials. Outlaws and townspeople must join forces to survive.

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No One Invited Them. Nothing Can Stop Them.


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Details

Country:

Canada | Romania

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alien Attack See more »

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Budget:

CAD 2,000,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Goofs

Contrary to the statement made by Sam, the army used hydrogen balloons in the Civil War, not hot air balloons. See more »

Quotes

Gus McGreevey: Every condemned man gets a last request. What's yours gonna be?
Sam Danville: Well, I wouldn't mind if they'd built that gallows a little higher. I'd prefer it if my neck snapped straight off instead of strangling slow-like. There's no dignity in a death like that.
Gus McGreevey: Ask for a cigar.
Sam Danville: Hmm, why's that?
Gus McGreevey: The sheriff brings them in special and hates having to share, even with a dying man.
Sam Danville: Never did kind to smoking. Nearly choked me to death the first time I tried.
Gus McGreevey: Death by cigar. Sure beats a noose.
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Connections

References High Plains Drifter (1973) See more »

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13 June 2009 | by stacyqueen10See all my reviews

Interesting flick. Original plot line. Mediorce cgi. James Marsters (Spike, Buffy the vampire series) plays the lead character in a sci/western about invading aliens. Faced with certain death, Marsters, (Sam) chooses to fight the alien invasion with his own resourses.

I truly wish that the Canadian company that produced this had invested the money to make this film correctly. The actors have nothing to apologize for, they did the best with a small budget.

This film is worth a watch. Pay attention to the acting of the actress playing the bounty hunter Rose. Other than Marsters, she is one to watch.


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