Hangar 18 is a 1980 American science fiction action film directed by James L. Conway and written by Ken Pettus from a story by Thomas C. Chapman and Conway. The film stars Darren McGavin, Robert Vaughn, Gary Collins, James Hampton, and Pamela Bellwood.
Astronauts and a NASA scientist expose a White House staffer's cover-up of a crashed alien UFO.
Shortly after the launch of a satellite from a space shuttle the satellite collides with a UFO in front of the crew's eyes. Because of an election campaign some politicians try to hide the crashed UFO inside hangar 18
Hangar 18 was one of the very few American films to be theatrically shown in the Soviet Union.