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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... See more »

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Reid Warner ...
Reid
Darrin Bragg ...
Darrin
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Ben
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Jelena
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Jim Nelson
Frank Novak ...
Frank Novak
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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
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Reid's Mom
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Jennefer Ludwigsen (as Jennefer Ludwigsen)
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Jennefer's Mom
Saxton Cole Hurley ...
Son of Jennefer
Bradley Laise ...
Hybrid
Jonathan Hausfater ...
Party Guest Interview 1
Matt Hausfater ...
Party Guest Interview 2 (as Matthew Hausfater)
Kara Lindquist ...
Party Guest Interview 3
Matthew Rowland ...
Reid's Boss
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Reid's Sister
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Darrin's Brother
Robin Tweed ...
Ben's Mother
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Creepy Local
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UFO Interview 1
Russ Taylor ...
UFO Interview 2
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UFO Interview 3
Norio Hayakawa ...
Norio Hayakawa
Stephen Bassett ...
Political Activist
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Strip Club Bouncer (uncredited)
Keith Blomberg ...
Partygoer (uncredited)
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Journalist (uncredited)
Jonathan Marsh ...
Partygoer (uncredited)

Directed by

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Oren Peli

Written by

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Christopher Denham ... (written by)
 
Oren Peli ... (written by)

Produced by

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Jason Blum ... producer
Stuart Ford ... executive producer
Jake Morrison ... co-producer
Katie Mustard ... line produce: additional photography
Rick Osako ... line producer
Oren Peli ... executive producer
Gregory Plotkin ... co-producer
Steven Schneider ... executive producer / producer
Jeanette Volturno ... line producer (as Jeanette Brill)
Amir Zbeda ... executive producer

Cinematography by

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Todd Matthew Grossman ... (as Todd Grossman)

Film Editing by

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Blake Maniquis
Jake York

Editorial Department

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Keith Blomberg ... on-line editor: EPK Package
John Caldwell ... assistant editor
Gilbert Carreras ... color timer
Tamara Gagarin ... account executive
Jake Hamilton ... additional editor
Anthony Huang ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Valerie McCaffrey

Production Design by

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Patrick M. Sullivan Jr.

Art Direction by

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Zach Bangma
Danielle Clemenza

Set Decoration by

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Mark J. Mullins

Costume Design by

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Amy Brownson

Makeup Department

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Joe Badiali ... makeup effects technician
Kymber Blake ... special makeup effects department head
Daina Daigle ... hair stylist
Robert Hall ... creature effects designer
Dalton Kutsch ... special makeup effects technician: Almost Human Inc.
Laura Lieffring ... special makeup effects technician
Erik Porn ... special makeup effects supervisor
Christian Quarantillo ... special makeup effects artist
Scott Simpson ... special makeup effects artist
Cale Thomas ... special makeup effects artist
Daniele Tirinnanzi ... special makeup effects artist
Steve Winsett ... special makeup effects artist

Production Management

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David Thornsberry ... production manager: additional photography

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Andrew Shepherd ... first assistant director

Art Department

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Victor Anderson ... construction coordinator
Brent Astrope ... construction foreman
Russell Evans ... carpenter
Wray Featherstone ... property master
Scott Lafferty ... construction coordinator
Corey Roberson ... propmaker

Sound Department

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Sean Byrne ... audio post-conform
Paul H. Maritsas ... sound mixer
Wil Masisak ... production sound mixer
Jon Vogl ... sound supervisor & re-recording mixer

Special Effects by

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Nick DeRosa ... special effects technician
Chris Hampton ... special effects technician
Bryan Smith ... special effects makeup

Visual Effects by

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Jonathan Bourgoine ... visual effects producer
Greg Dora ... senior compositor
Drew Huntley ... compositor
Geoff Leavitt ... visual effects supervisor: Nitrous Visual Effects
Jake Morrison ... visual effects supervisor

Stunts

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Kenny Richards ... stunt performer: Guard

Camera and Electrical Department

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Ben Benesh ... key grip
Rowan Byers ... electrician
Chris Carroll ... best boy electric
Victoria Chenoweth ... lighting technician
Chris Cogan ... best boy grip
Fred Hayes ... still photographer
Geoff Knight ... chief lighting technician (as Geoffrey Knight)
Harold Lacuesta ... electrician
Daniel McNutt ... grip
Leigh Mierke ... gaffer
Jerry J. White III ... lighting balloon technician

Casting Department

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Brian Rowe ... casting associate

Location Management

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Brian Palmert ... location scout
David Thornsberry ... location manager

Music Department

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Jeff Ali ... composer: theme music

Other crew

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Robert Cedric Bowden ... production assistant
Jeremey Connors ... key set production assistant
David Danberg ... catering/craft service: re-shoots
Mike I. Davis ... post production runner
Lance Harwell ... key production assistant
Mark Jopling ... production assistant: reshoots
Ryan Pederson ... key set production assistant
Ben Pomeroy ... production supervisor: Incentive Filmed Entertainment
Stephan Rothman ... post production accountant
Adam M. Stone ... product placement coordinator
Cat Stone ... product placement coordinator
Yu-Fai Suen ... investors representative
John Tamburro ... helicopter pilot
Lindsay Taylor ... production assistant: reshoots
Randi Woxland ... set medic

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Storyline

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Plot Summary
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Also Known As
  • Área 51 (Brazil)
  • Зона 51 (Russia)
  • Oblast 51 (Serbia)
  • Zona 51: Dosarele (Romania)
  • 51-es körzet (Hungary)
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Runtime
  • 91 min
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Budget $5,000,000 (estimated)

Did You Know?

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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 »
Movie Connections References Psycho (1960). See more »
Soundtracks Reid's Rap See more »
Crazy Credits There is a scene after the ending credits. See more »
Quotes Town local interviewee: Area 51, man. It's the 51st state.
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