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When reporters are granted access to Area 51 Air Force base, a breach of security turns the protected government base into a horrifying destination of terror.


Jason Connery


Kenny Yakkel (screenplay), Lucy Mukerjee (story)





Cast overview, first billed only:
Tammi Arender ... Sharon Solomon
Randy Austin ... Wounded Officer
Jillian Batherson ... Gomez
Bruce Boxleitner ... Col. Martin
Vanessa Branch ... Claire Felon
Beau Brasseaux Beau Brasseaux ... Airman (as Beau Brasso)
Sean Paul Braud ... Penn Guard 1
Lena Clark ... Mindy
Ivan Djurovic ... Lady Death
J.D. Evermore ... Smith
Ryan H. Jackson Ryan H. Jackson ... Airman
Damon Lipari ... Kevin
Jason London ... Aaron 'Shoes' Schumacher
Jed Maheu ... Patient Zero
Rachel Miner ... Sgt. Hanna


51 chronicles what happens after political pressure from the American public forces the Air Force to provide a few well-known reporters with limited access to the most secretive base on the planet: Area 51. When one of the base's hidden 'long term visitors' exploits this unprecedented visit as a chance to liberate himself and his fellow alien captives, Area 51 turns from a secure government base to a horrifying destination of terror. Written by Anonymous

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Director Jason Connery is the son of the first James Bond, Sir Sean Connery See more »


The new Air Force ACU's (uniforms) do not have unit patches. The only thing they should have on them are name tapes and rank insignia. See more »


References Predator (1987) See more »


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Terrible Waste of Time
23 December 2016 | by claudio_carvalhoSee all my reviews

In Area 51, the tough Colonel Ronald Martin (Bruce Boxleitner) decides to open the facility to the reporters Claire Felon (Vanessa Branch) and Sam Whitaker (John Shea) and their crew to satisfy the public opinion. Col. Martin denies the existence of aliens and invites the journalists to visit the two floors in the underground facility. Meanwhile, in the top secret four floors below, one shape shifter alien called Patient Zero (Jed Maheu) capable to replicate any humanoid form escape and releases the dangerous aliens Little Devil and Lady Death (Ivan Djurovic). While Col. Martin and his soldiers hunt them down, Sergeant Hanna (Rachel Miner) and her team protect the exit and are the last barrier to avoid the aliens from escaping.

"Area 51" is a lame B-movie and a terrible means of wasting time. The stupid story is awful and ridiculous. There are good names in the cast, highlighting Bruce Boxleitner and John Shea, but the acting in general is shameful. John Shea from "Missing" keeps the same expression along the whole film. Anyway, the screenplay and the dialogues are poor and the cast does not have a good chance to work. My vote is three.

Title (Brazil): "Área 51" ("Area 51")

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Release Date:

28 July 2011 (Russia) See more »

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Filming Locations:

Louisiana, USA


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$1,000,000 (estimated)
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1.78 : 1
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