Men in black

Not everyone knows that the popular movie "Men in Black" (by Barren Sonnenfeld) was based on a well known conspiracy theory.

Within the framework of UFO conspiracy theory the Men in Black are a special team of government agents, charged with intimidating or silencing witnesses of sightings of unidentified flying objects and involved in the cover up of all the aliens activities on earth, or protecting us from the alien menace.

Known as MIB, many people claim that they have met these special agents since the '50s (some says 1947, others 1953); usually they would appear after UFO sightings, asking questions about the facts.

Their behavior is often described in the same way: wearing a black suits, with mechanical robot-like movements, monotone voice, looking like they have no emotions, thin lips and pointed chin. They usually move in groups of three and often drove large black cars of the latest model (usually Cadillacs), while more rarely they were seen moving in black helicopters.

The first report of a contact with the MIB was by Albert K. Bender (editor of "the Space Review").

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According to some ufologists, such individuals with almond eyes and olive color, are instead aliens, also called "the Dark Ones", whose role would be to eliminate any evidence of the presence of extraterrestrials on our planet: Brad Steiger, attributes to this alien race, which would be the opponent of the Nordic aliens, the Beta 2 category.
Supporters of the paraphysic hypothesis on UFOs, claim that the MIB would not be extraterrestrial but would come from a parallel dimension: John Keel, the author of the book "The Mothman Prophecies", even connected them to the demonic world: he told he had encounters with men in black and referred to them as "demonic supernaturals" with "dark skin and/or 'exotic' facial features."

Fifteen hundred years ago, everybody knew that the Earth was the center of the universe. Five hundred years ago, everybody knew that the Earth was flat. And fifteen minutes ago, you knew that humans were alone on this planet. Imagine what you'll know tomorrow.

-K (Men in Black - 1997)

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