Alien Abduction
Alien Abduction (2014)

A vacationing family encounters an alien threat in this pulse-pounding thriller based on the real-life Brown Mountain Lights phenomenon in North Carolina. (C) IFC Films

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 12, 2015
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Critic Score: 25% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Joe Leydon
Variety

Bound to vanish as quickly as a fleetingly glimpsed UFO after a few close encounters with paying viewers.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

As the found-footage horror genre reaches the please-lose-it-again point, "Alien Abduction" arrives to remind us how tedious the camping trip set-up has become as well.

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Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

Today's lesson is "How not to make a found footage film."

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Close encounters of the mediocre kind.

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Alan Scherstuhl
Village Voice

Credit this spirited, uncommonly effective found-footage thriller for breaking the templates promised by its genre and title.

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Witney Seibold
Nerdist

Although the found-footage genre is growing increasingly stale, it can still provide some genuine - if cheap - thrills. Also, Alien Abduction hits this critic right in the nostalgia gland.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

As on the nose as its title, Matty Beckerman's "Alien Abduction" repackages ancient legend for modern audiences in a found-footage story of streamlined efficiency.

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Zach Hollwedel
Under the Radar

Alien Abduction isn't done poorly, per se, but it's not at all entertaining.

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Brent Simon
Shockya.com

Eschewing more sophisticated and higher-degree-of-difficulty moodiness for lots of panicked thrashing about, this found-footage horror tale is an exercise in well-intentioned tedium.

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Flixster Audience Score: 23% Flixster User Reviews
Alex roy
For some very strange reason, Found footage films have regained a bit of momentum. The genre somehow manages to be a bit entertaining, and it delivers some… More
Shawn Montague
Aliens and the effects were cool, Actors were weak, idea is great but lacked some effort, still cool.
Noah Nemeroff
If you thought films like 'The Last Broadcast' (1998), 'The Blair Witch Project' (1999), and 'V/H/S' (2012) were just enough,… More