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Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.

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Oren Peli

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reid Warner Reid Warner ... Reid
Darrin Bragg Darrin Bragg ... Darrin
Ben Rovner ... Ben
Jelena Nik ... Jelena
Roy Abramsohn ... Jim Nelson
Frank Novak Frank Novak ... Frank Novak
Glenn Campbell ... Glenn Campbell
Conception West Conception West ... Little A'Le'Inn Waitress
James Decker James Decker ... Kooky Rachel Local
Patrick Sullivan Patrick Sullivan ... Lazar's Insider Security
David Thornsberry David Thornsberry ... Employee
Jenna Thornsberry Jenna Thornsberry ... Area 51 Employee's Wife
Amelia Thornsberry Amelia Thornsberry ... Employee Daughter
Wray Featherstone Wray Featherstone ... Reid's Dad
Sandra Staggs ... Reid's Mom
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Storyline

Three young conspiracy theorists attempt to uncover the mysteries of Area 51, the government's secret location rumored to have hosted encounters with alien beings. What they find at this hidden facility exposes unimaginable secrets.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language throughout, and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 May 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

51-es körzet See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Clarita, California, USA See more »

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Budget:

$5,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital | Datasat

Color:

Color
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This film has (for some reason) been completed and sitting on the shelf since 2009. As of 2015, it is finally coming out in select theaters and VOD on May 15. See more »

Goofs

When the undercover agent approaches them claiming to be a tourist, there is a chest-level "GoPro" shot with all three men in the frame, and no fourth man to film it. See more »

Quotes

Town local interviewee: Area 51, man. It's the 51st state.
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Crazy Credits

There is a scene after the ending credits. See more »

Connections

References Where Are All the UFO's? (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

Reid's Rap
(uncredited)
Performed by Reid Warner
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Way underrated
15 March 2017 | by rbwisdomweilderSee all my reviews

Not sure why this movie has such a bad rating, it's not bad at all. There are moments when things become legitimately terrifying and it just keeps escalating! Maybe people have something against found footage but this was done very well. As fan of the horror genre, I can't recommend this enough, especially if aliens creep you out! All in all its a very well-done movie that deserves a way better rating. Definitely give it a watch if you're looking for a scary movie!


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