Synopsis: 51 chronicles what happens after political pressure from the American public forces the Air Force to provide a few well-known reporters with limited access to the most secretive base on the planet: Area 51. When one of the base's hidden 'long term visitors' exploits this unprecedented visit as a chance to liberate himself and his fellow alien captives, Area 51 turns from a secure government base to a horrifying destination of terror.
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Jason Connery
Production: Paramount/Momentum Films
90 min

You're going to be on live. Okay.

Ready in three, two, one...

This is Sharon Solomon with a Channel 6

News exclusive story.

One that some might say

is out of this world.

I am here live at the perimeter of

the Air Force Flight Test Center.

And if that sounds unfamiliar to you,

then perhaps you know this base

by its more popular name, Area 51.

Rumored to be a classified holding area

for alien life forms,

Area 51 is widely known as the most

secretive place on Earth,

but we at Channel 6 have just learned today

that the government has given in

to public and political pressure

and is allowing visitors to Area 51

for the first time ever.

This is Sharon Solomon, reporting live.

Now back to you.

I want this to go quickly and cleanly.

Two hours, tops.

I will take them around Level 1,

but Level 2 is more important

to our tour here.

Our guests must feel they saw something

that no one has ever seen before.

If they go back and report

that there is no access,

no transparency at Area 51,

my superiors will make my life hell.

Which means I will have no choice

but to make all of your lives hell

so I'll have company.


All right.

You all know this man.

For 20 years, World Report Nightly.

"I'm Sam Whitaker and that is the news."

That is correct.

But he's not the one

we're concerned with here.

Claire Fallon. Author, creator

and sole contributor to The Fact Zone,

the world's most popular news blog.

Fallon was added to the tour, last minute,

over my objections.

She is smart, relentless,

and never satisfied with the official story.

Remember, shoot everything.

Always do.

Boys in Washington hope her street cred

will help dispel these stories

of us hiding extraterrestrials here.

I caught your appearance

on Talk Back last week.

Cool. Did you learn anything?

Both reporters will be bringing along

an assistant to document the tour.

Here on a skeleton crew shift,

our guests may take a look around

and think they can get away with something

simply because no one

seems to be watching.

That's why I want you all

to be extra vigilant.

If any of these four guests

get anywhere near the lower levels,

you are authorized to shoot them first

and make up the reasons why later.

You know the drill. Make me proud.

- Dismissed.

- Yes, sir.

Wow. I can't believe

that Claire Fallon's here.

You think the Chief will let me

get my picture taken with her?

Yeah, because the Chief loves it

when people leave their posts

to go hit on reporters.

Welcome to Area 51.

I am Colonel Ronald Martin.

I will be your tour guide today.

I want to thank you all for coming.

I assure you that my superiors

wish for today's event

to represent a new sense of honesty

and transparency

between the government and the public.

Isn't she the one that...


Now, our base here

is a six-by-10-mile installation

with a rich history of military progress

in the areas of aviation and weaponry,

backed by a strong sense of tradition,

honor, and pride.

I got a question.

We've been posted at this nest

for over a year...

That's not a question.

Well, the question is what's the point?

Shoes, are you an enlisted man

in the United States Air Force?

- Yeah.

- Do your superiors give you orders?

- Yeah.

- Do you follow those orders?

- Yeah.

- That's the point.

But since all of you

are only interested in one thing,

we will forgo a proper tour of the base

and focus on what you came here for.

Hangar 18.

Follow me, please.

I'd still like to meet her, though.

- Lieutenant Walters?

- Yes, sir.

I heard they were transferring you over

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