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Alien Abduction (2014)

Not Rated | | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 1 May 2014 (Singapore)
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A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.

Director:

Matty Beckerman

Writer:

Robert Lewis
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Cast

Credited cast:
Katherine Sigismund ... Katie Morris
Corey Eid ... Corey Morris
Riley Polanski Riley Polanski ... Riley Morris
Jillian Clare ... Jillian Morris
Jeff Bowser ... Sean
Peter Holden ... Peter Morris
Walter Phelan
Jordan Turchin Jordan Turchin ... Officer James
Kelley Hinman ... Park Ranger
Ben Sharples ... Agent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Matty Beckerman ... Farmer
Ronald B. Bishop Ronald B. Bishop ... Police Officer #2
Daniel Caton Daniel Caton ... Himself
Rick Chambers Rick Chambers ... Newscaster
Ray Chavez Jr. Ray Chavez Jr. ... Orderly
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A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina.

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Fear The Lights


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 May 2014 (Singapore) See more »

Also Known As:

The Morris Family Abduction See more »

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Trivia

The alien prop now resides in Morganton NC &and occasionally appears at town events such as the Halloween festival. See more »

Goofs

Firearm error: The action, report and sound of shell casings are characteristic of a centerfire rifle, not a .22 as depicted in dialogue and on camera. In addition, the holes made by the weapon on the door were far larger than are typical of a .22 or any commonly used handgun or rifle. See more »

Crazy Credits

There are two extra scenes during the credits. One related to the movie. The other is a series of clips of interviews with people talking about their experiences with the Brown Mountain Lights. See more »

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References Swiss Family Robinson (1960) See more »

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Good execution on found footage film.
4 April 2014 | by FlowSee all my reviews

I'm going to start this with some constructive criticism: you know what failed here? The subject! After Grey Skies, Dark Skies, or to make more of a connection, Skinwalker Ranch the plot becomes somewhat used already and you are quite familiar with everything that's going on. It was the one thing that really managed to bug me, so, all in all, I had to focus on other aspects of the movie.

The acting was good, mostly believable, the characters depicted a normal family, the decisions taken during the movie were natural, the encountering scenes OK, so on a scale of one to ten, I labeled it with a 5! But I may have been a tad bit hard on it. Probably it will have a grade of a little over 5 in the end when the votes will come flushing.

Anyway, for found footage fans I will recommend it, for horror fans, again, you can do a lot worse than this, and for someone out there that is really bored, give this a try.

As I said from the title, the execution is the key. They did a good job, sad they decided to use this subject. Again!


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