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Fire in the Sky (1993)

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Based on an allegedly true account, this film follows the events that befall the inhabitants of a small town when Mike Rogers (Robert Patrick) reports that his buddy Travis Walton (D.B. Sweeney) has been abducted by aliens. The local sheriff suspects that Mike was involved in Travis' disappearance, but when Travis returns with a tale that supports the abduction story, the friends suffer the ridicule and disbelief of the town members and the media.
Rating:
PG-13
Genre:
Drama , Mystery & Suspense , Science Fiction & Fantasy
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Runtime:
Studio:
Paramount Home Video

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Cast

D.B. Sweeney
as Travis Walton
Robert Patrick
as Mike Rogers
Craig Sheffer
as Allan Dallis
Peter Berg
as David Whitlock
James Garner
as Frank Watters
Henry Thomas
as Greg Hayes
Bradley Gregg
as Bobby Cogdill
Noble Willingham
as Blake Davis
Kathleen Wilhoite
as Katie Rogers
Georgia Emelin
as Dana Rogers
Scott Macdonald
as Dan Walton
Wayne Grace
as Cyrus Gilson
Robert Covarrubias
as Ray Melendez
Bruce Wright
as Dennis Clay
Tom McGranahan Sr.
as Dr. Wilson
Julie Ariola
as Dr. Cayle
Gordon Scott
as George
Mical Shannon Lewis
as Mary Rogers
Courtney Esler
as Emily Rogers
Glen Lee
as Geiger Counter Man
Vernon Barkhurst
as Bill Grant
Jerry Basham
as Citizen
Teresa Fox
as Citizen
Travis Walton
as Citizen
Susan Castillo
as Anchorwoman
Jane Ferguson
as Lurae Jenkins
Nancy Neifert
as Cathy's Mom
Charley Lang
as Jarvis Powell
Mari Padron
as Thelma
John Breedlove
as Balding Man
Frank Chavez
as Orlando
Shinichi Mine
as Japanese Reporter
Scott M. Seekins
as Emergency Room Doctor
Eric Wilsey
as Claude
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Critic Reviews for Fire in the Sky

All Critics (17) | Top Critics (4)

One of those the truth is stranger than fiction stories.

Full Review… | February 6, 2015
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Achieves a very good balance between horror, drama, and mystery.

Full Review… | October 3, 2014
Cinema Crazed

An intriguing film made all the more noteworthy due to its nightmare-inducing sequence onboard an alien ship.

January 9, 2006
FromTheBalcony

Lame-brain version of a classic UFO abduction.

September 2, 2005
7M Pictures

Features one of the most harrowing sequences (maybe) ever. I get chills just thinking about it.

April 4, 2005
eFilmCritic.com

The X-Files could have done this story in 42 minutes flat, though in reality, it probably would have deemed it to boring to bother with at all.

October 25, 2004
Filmcritic.com

Audience Reviews for Fire in the Sky

Allegedly based on true story, this one's fairly watchable.

familiar stranger
familiar stranger

Super Reviewer

Pretty slow for a while, but once the guy starts to recall his abduction, the awesome fx commence. Pretty twisted, I'm sad it didn't comprise the entire movie.

Curtis Lilly
Curtis Lilly

Super Reviewer

Scares the hell out of me, even to this day.

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

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