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Alien Outpost (2014)

Outpost 37 (original title)
Not Rated | | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 30 January 2015 (USA)
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A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.

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Jabbar Raisani

Writers:

Blake Clifton (screenplay), Jabbar Raisani (screenplay) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Adrian Paul ... General Dane (voice)
Reiley McClendon ... Andros
Douglas Tait ... The Heavy
Joe Reegan ... Omohundro
Kenneth Fok ... Zilla
Brandon Auret ... Savino
Rick Ravanello ... Spears
Andy Davoli ... Savino (voice)
Matthew Holmes ... North
Darron Meyer ... Hollis
Sven Ruygrok ... Frankie
Lemogang Tsipa Lemogang Tsipa ... Mac
Scott E. Miller ... Wilks
Nic Rasenti ... Harty
Guido Baechler ... Lt Perry
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A documentary crew follows an elite unit of soldiers in the wake of an alien invasion.

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

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Outnumbered. Outgunned. See more »


Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | South Africa

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Alien Outpost See more »

Filming Locations:

Johannesburg, South Africa See more »

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Budget:

$4,000,000 (estimated)
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The soldiers rifles are South African Vektor R5 Carbines, some of which have been modified with an HK G36 hand guard and some rails. See more »

Goofs

Although the outpost is situated in Iran, the map that the cameraman photographs shows a map with Kandahar written in Cyrillic. See more »

Quotes

Soldier: We get attacked everyday at this base so look alive
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There is a short clip after the credits with the survivors beginning a new mission. See more »

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Good movie, if you're not expecting a genre flick
7 February 2015 | by equazcionSee all my reviews

I kept having to double-check whether the IMDb rating I was seeing was for the right movie.

This movie is good. It doesn't even look low-budget, if you ask me. The production values, the sets, the props and effects, and even the acting are all pretty well up there in quality and are actually above-par for an indie flick. In fact, the only clue I can see for this even being an independent film is the lack of celebrity actors. Plop a couple famous faces in here and I think anyone would be hard-pressed to tell the difference from a Hollywood production.

The only explanation I can see for the poor ratings is that people were expecting a sci-fi flick and are judging the movie's compliance with that expectation. I've seen this phenomenon before, and it's sad, because good movies end up without the recognition they deserve.

This is actually a good movie, in nearly every way. It's basically a war movie with a touch of sci-fi, and in that regard it's actually rather exceptional. It's well-written and well-acted, with convincing combat, and an interesting and original story. It's my hope that people disregard the low ratings and give movies like this a shot anyway.


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