FIRE IN THE SKY dramatizes Travis Walton's abduction by aliens in 1975. Believe it or not, this fantastic story (of a close encounter of the worst kind) ultimately proves to be pretty uninvolving, relying on the quality of the performances to maintain interest.
The passengers of a pickup truck report that their friend Travis Walton (D.B. Sweeney) has been abducted by a UFO. The local police, joined by Special Investigator Frank Watters (James Garner), arrive to question the men. Among the group are David "The Choirboy" Whitlock (Peter Berg), drifter
and ex-con Allan Dallis (Craig Sheffer), and Mike Rogers (Robert Patrick), the group's leader. According to the ...