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UFO (2018)

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A college student, who sees a UFO, uses his exceptional math skills to investigate the sighting with his friends while the FBI follows closely behind.

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Ryan Eslinger

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Ryan Eslinger
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Alex Sharp ... Derek
Gillian Anderson ... Professor Hendricks
Ella Purnell ... Natalie
Benjamin Beatty Benjamin Beatty ... Lee (as Ben Beatty)
Cece Abbey ... Young Girl (as Cecelia Abbey)
David Strathairn ... Franklin Ahls
Ken Early Ken Early ... Dave Ellison
Brian Bowman ... Roland Junger
Rick Chambers Rick Chambers ... KCIN5 Newscaster
Lu Parker ... KCIN5 Newscaster
Khrys Styles Khrys Styles ... Special Agent in Charge
Ted J. Weil Ted J. Weil ... Airport Detainee (as Ted Weil)
A.J. Ransom A.J. Ransom ... Derek (age 8) (as Aiden Ransom)
Katie Eichler Katie Eichler ... Sara
Sara Welch Sara Welch ... KLTV6 Newscaster
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Derek (Alex Sharp) a brilliant college student, haunted by a childhood UFO sighting, believes that mysterious sightings reported at multiple airports across the United States are UFO's. With the help of his girlfriend, Natalie (Ella Purnell), and his advanced mathematics professor, Dr. Hendricks (X-Files' Gillian Anderson), Derek races to unravel the mystery with FBI special agent Franklin Ahls (David Strathairn) on his heels. Written by ahmetkozan

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Sightings are never a coincidence. The cover-up ends here.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some drug material and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The movie began shooting in Cincinnati, OH in November 2016 according to social media posts by some of its cast, including "X-Files" star Gillian Anderson. See more »

Goofs

As Derek approaches the coordinates where he expects the UFO to land, his GPS shows an address on the road he's on as Airport Road, but the notation at the top of the GPS screen reads "Airborne" Road. See more »

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You don't need to have passed basic math to enjoy this movie.
4 September 2018 | by johnnyrjSee all my reviews

There's enough of a story here to keep you engaged the entire time. The acting is good, the direction is good, even the math is interesting and I've never passed a math class in my life. Is there room here for a sequel without ruining the original story? I think so. If I had to make one criticism it would be that the movie was too short. I would have watched 3 hours of this if it had meant more details.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

4 September 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

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2.39:1
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