Alien Nation

A disappointing effort from producer Gale Ann Hurd (THE TERMINATOR; ALIENS), this film does present an intriguing premise. How would America assimilate a race of outer-space aliens into its society? In the late 1980s a giant spaceship full of genetically bred slaves crashes in the Mojave Desert. Dubbed "Newcomers," the 100,000 aliens are given refuge and...read more

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James Caan and Mandy Patinkin in the original <I>Alien Nation</i>

Tim Minear and SyFy Explore a New Alien Nation

Sci Fi Channel, which on July 6 will relaunch as SyFy, is developing a new take on the 1988 movie Alien Nation. Tim Minear (Angel, Firefly) will pen the series. Previously adapted in 1989 as a short-lived Fox series (succeeded by five TV-movies), Ali… Read more

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Alien Nation - Official Trailer
01:30 — Interesting and often comical allegory to race relations in America with stranded aliens trying to adapt to our lifestyle. Plot involves a human/alien (more…)

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  • Released: 1988
  • Rating: R
  • Review: A disappointing effort from producer Gale Ann Hurd (THE TERMINATOR; ALIENS), this film does present an intriguing premise. How would America assimilate a race of outer-space aliens into its society? In the late 1980s a giant spaceship full of genetically b… (more)

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