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Area 51 (2015)

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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Reid Warner ... Reid
Darrin Bragg ... Darrin
... Ben
... Jelena
... Jim Nelson
Frank Novak ... Frank Novak
... Glenn Campbell
Conception West ... Little A'Le'Inn Waitress
James Decker ... Kooky Rachel Local
Patrick Sullivan ... Lazar's Insider Security
David Thornsberry ... Employee
Jenna Thornsberry ... Area 51 Employee's Wife
Amelia Thornsberry ... Employee Daughter
Wray Featherstone ... Reid's Dad
... Reid's Mom
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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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Rated R for language throughout, and some sexuality/nudity | See all certifications »

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15 May 2015 (USA)  »

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51-es körzet  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)
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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 »

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Town local interviewee: Area 51, man. It's the 51st state.
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References The Silence of the Lambs (1991) See more »

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Take It From A Horror Movie Type
27 August 2015 | by See all my reviews

Director Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity) demonstrates that low key acting and high-tension situations combined with the right amount of digital effects can rock "found footage" horror films. Writer Christopher Denham fleshes out the mysteries of Area 51 with a disturbingly realistic tone.

All three mains Jelena Nik, Reid Warner and Darrin Bragg commit fully to their roles as unlikely explorers thrown into a maze of military secrets, alien artifacts and very real, very ticked-off extraterrestrials.

The third act was so good and so hard hitting that I had to remind myself it was "only a movie" several times.


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