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Extraterrestrial (2014)

Not Rated | | Action, Horror, Mystery | 17 October 2014 (USA)
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A group of friends on a weekend trip to a cabin in the woods find themselves terrorized by alien visitors.

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Colin Minihan

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Colin Minihan (as The Vicious Brothers), Stuart Ortiz (as The Vicious Brothers) | 1 more credit »
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Brittany Allen ... April
Freddie Stroma ... Kyle
Melanie Papalia ... Melanie
Jesse Moss ... Seth
Anja Savcic ... Lex
Gil Bellows ... Sheriff Murphy
Michael Ironside ... Travis
Sean Rogerson ... Deputy Mitchell
Emily Perkins ... Nancy
Mike Kovac ... Clerk
Ian Brown Ian Brown ... Farmer
Fred Keating ... Mike
Reese Alexander ... Military Officer
Buddy Buddy ... Rusty
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The original title for this film was "The Visitors." See more »

Goofs

When April is talking to her dad via video chat, they discuss taking photos for the realtor because the realtor charges too much. Realtors do not charge for taking photos of a property to list, they charge a percentage of the sale only. See more »

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References Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (1998) See more »

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Live it up
Written by Steve Thackray
Performed by Steve Thackray
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Meh
17 October 2014 | by equazcionSee all my reviews

The Vicious Brothers (as the directorial team call themselves) try breaking the mold, with some mixed results.

The bulk of this is typical horror mixed with typical alien/saucer imagery. About an hour or so in, there's a Matrix-inspired sequence that at least looks authentic. The film caps off with a very X-Files routine. Cliché characters, one of whom seems to have been awkwardly transplanted from an '80s teen horror film, and all of whom play out cliché melodrama during very obvious and convenient breaks in action, didn't really help things.

With some skill, this mash-up of recycled elements could have actually worked, maybe. The visual effects were convincing, but the rest (writing, direction, acting) were frightfully amateurish.

This isn't a "found footage" film, but it seems to want to be one. It's sort of a found footage film that simply wasn't shot that way, resulting in something rather awkward.


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Language:

English

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17 October 2014 (USA) See more »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$71,103
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