Fire in the Sky (1993) Movie poster and book cover compared.

Fire in the Sky

Robert Lieberman, 1993

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The Walton Experience
Travis Walton, 1978

Fire in the Sky is a movie directed by Robert Lieberman in 1993 and based on the book The Walton Experience by Travis Walton, first published in 1978. The movie features Craig Sheffer, D.B. Sweeney, Henry Thomas, James Garner, Kathleen Wilhoite, Robert Patrick, and others.

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RATING

6.5

/ 10

Movie Poster: Fire in the Sky (Robert Lieberman, 1993)

7.6

/ 10

Book Cover: The Walton Experience (Travis Walton, 1978)

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Storyline

On November 5, 1975 in Snowflake, Arizona, logger Travis Walton, and his co-workers head to work in the White Mountains. Driving home from work, the loggers come across an unidentified flying object. Curious to learn more, Walton gets out of the truck and is struck by a bright beam of light from the object and is sent flying several feet backwards as if pushed by an unseen force.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Fire in the Sky, the 1993 movie by Robert Lieberman

Year

1993

Minutes

109

Movie Rate

6.50

Source: IMDb

Movie

Fire in the Sky

Country: USA

Year: 1993

Length: 1h49m

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Cover of The Walton Experience, the 1978 book by Travis Walton

Year

1978

Pages

378

Book Rate

7.68

S: Goodreads

Book

The Walton Experience

Country: USA

First published in: 1978

Length: 378 pages

Genre: Biography

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Cover of The Walton Experience, the 1978 book by Travis Walton

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