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EscapeSet

OvomorphMember18 XPNov-09-2021 8:25 AM

Saw this movie or series in early 2000 and haven't been able to place it since.  The plot is vaguely that a human-like alien species has subjugated earth's citizens through mind control.  I remember something about the mind control being emitted from a large tv screen on the side of one of the downtown buildings.  Also, the plot mentions that a large disc atop one of the downtown buildings, long believed to be just interesting architecture, was actually their ship which landed many years ago.  Please help - I've looked everywhere for any mention of this!

13 Responses to Help figuring out name of obscure alien movie or tv series

Xenotaris

PraetorianMember2943 XPNov-09-2021 4:53 PM

can you remember the actors that played in this movie?

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EscapeSet

OvomorphMember18 XPNov-09-2021 6:22 PM

No clue.  It was a pretty low budget show, from what I remember, but there did seem to be lots of extras involved.  I'm almost certain it was a series, although I could be wrong.  It had a similar plot/feel to Earth: Final Conflict.

Xenotaris

PraetorianMember2943 XPNov-09-2021 11:47 PM

Could be a sci-fi channel original movie

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EscapeSet

OvomorphMember18 XPNov-11-2021 4:38 AM

Could be! There are lots of titles there I haven’t explored..

BigDave

DeaconMember10237 XPNov-11-2021 7:19 AM

THEY LIVE lol

But if you could give me more Information i may be able to HELP!

1) What Decade did the TV Show/Movie seem SET IN?  50's, 60's, 80's, 90's etc

2) What do the ALIENS look like, give a Example of something Similar you are Familiar with.

3) Do you know any of the Cast by Name?

 

R.I.P Sox  01/01/2006 - 11/10/2017

setaverde

FacehuggerMember307 XPNov-11-2021 3:15 PM

Give a look to this tv series, "Dark Skies", 1996-1997.

Here´s the trailer 

https://youtu.be/bE35PzgNzVM

And the wikipedia link

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dark_Skies

EscapeSet

OvomorphMember18 XPNov-12-2021 4:04 PM

I love they live too lol! Also, dark skies is a good guess. Can’t tell you much beyond the details I have already described, but I vaguely remember the humanoid leaders being dressed in some kind of silver-ish outfit. Also, it seem to be set in the present day or near future. Another detail is that I do remember the humans were being relocated at one point via open air transports, seating around a dozen people. I think they were being reassigned to different areas based on their skills, etc.

Xenotaris

PraetorianMember2943 XPNov-13-2021 9:07 PM

This sounds awfully like Earth's Final Conflict

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EscapeSet

OvomorphMember18 XPNov-14-2021 8:04 AM

Thanks for your reply! As previously mentioned, it does bear similarities to earth: final conflict, but I don’t think that’s it. The large mind control screen on the buildings and the alien ship atop one of the buildings doesn’t seem to align with the earth: final conflict plot.

setaverde

FacehuggerMember307 XPNov-14-2021 10:41 AM

This is non related, but i loved this show, "surface" 2005. It ONLY lasted One season.

https://youtOsu.be/NxNhqoE-nI4

setaverde

FacehuggerMember307 XPNov-14-2021 10:53 AM

Well, could it be "Videodrome" (1983), a film of David Cronenberg? Here's the trailer.

https://youtu.be/UFHey3utk0I

Xenotaris

PraetorianMember2943 XPNov-14-2021 1:07 PM

I remember a movie that came out in the early 2000's where these people would get infected by tiny little aliens from these black rocks, Luke Perry was the main antagonist.

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Xenotaris

PraetorianMember2943 XPNov-14-2021 1:13 PM

Oh wait nevermind, Invasion (1997) doesn't fit your description since the aliens release a viral infection to evolve the humans into hivemind aliens and not good old fashion mind control

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