Derek Echevaro (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.
Sightings are never a coincidence. The cover-up ends here.
Did You Know?
The movie title, as shown at the beginning and end of the film (not on the movie poster), uses the same font and style as the title used for Gerry Anderson
's TV series UFO
(1970). See more
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
I know you think that if we stare at that signal long enough, that something is going to click, but you can't force it. And I am certainly not the person who's going to help you crack it. I mean, math, science, physics? It's a young person's game. Riemann. Galois. Einstein.
Eugène Ehrhart was 60 when he got his PhD. The Ehrhart polynomial? Yitang Zhang was 57 when he proved that there were an infinite number of consecutive pairs of primes that were separated by less than 70 million.