Fire in the Sky

1993

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.

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Critic Reviews for Fire in the Sky

All Critics (18) | Top Critics (4)

This might do for a television report on humans who have enjoyed, or hated, close encounters of the third kind. But for a movie, especially an only fleetingly artful one, it seems unduly coy.

Jun 4, 2018 | Full Review…

One of those the truth is stranger than fiction stories.

Feb 6, 2015 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

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

Oct 3, 2014 | Full Review…

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

Jan 9, 2006 | Rating: B

Lame-brain version of a classic UFO abduction.

Sep 2, 2005 | Rating: 2/5

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

Apr 4, 2005 | Rating: 4/5

Audience Reviews for Fire in the Sky

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

familiar stranger
familiar stranger

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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

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

Tim Salmons
Tim Salmons

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Unbelievable! This is based on a true story, most of the film is banal in the extreme, only coming to life in the terrifying sequence where I find out what really happened to a logger claims to have been kidnapped by a flying saucer. Believe it or not!

Dean McKenna
Dean McKenna

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