In the seventies, UFO expert Stan Mills (Dean Stockwell) survived an assault by extraterrestrials but lost his photographic proof of their existence. Twenty years later, Bob Wilson (Eric Roberts) takes his wife Dez (Sherilyn Fenn) and son Andy (Brendon Ryan Barrett) on a camping trip to the same remote area where Mills had his close encounter. During their capture by the inquisitive spacemen, the terrified Wilsons don't realize that their video camera is taping it all. Later, the camera-shy aliens pose as federal agents and try to retrieve the footage. Unable to convince the police that cosmic tourists are after them, the Wilsons contact Mills and get permission to c...