What Happens If One Million People Actually Stormed Area 51?

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  • Published: 18 July 2019
  • If you happened to wander into the Nevada desert and stumbled upon the secret U.S. military base, Area 51, you'd quickly be arrested, killed, or maybe even abducted by aliens. But what if you happened to organize one million other people through social media to storm Area 51? They can't stop us all right? Or can they? And if you did manage to get into the base, what would you see?
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Comments • 31 291

  • What If
    What If   Hace un mes

    The only way you probably get to see aliens is if they come to us: esclips.com/video/jpaHRQl6wG0/vídeo.html

    • Łîłÿ_ Gãčhà
      Łîłÿ_ Gãčhà  Hace un día

      THE KYLE’S ARE COMING

      • WRL13
        WRL13  Hace un día

        @what if I was to put the Imperial state crown on my head?

        • Lets get This puh
          Lets get This puh  Hace 3 días

          Yeah ok mr.fbi

          • #-GødzillaTM# Pūbg
            #-GødzillaTM# Pūbg  Hace 4 días

            Maybe3billion people storm area 51theyy can't do anything right? Because the secret at the time should be solve by the 3billion people all to soldier of the country come its too late

            • kbogle798
              kbogle798  Hace 6 días

              What If, one million people fucked you in the ass

              • Nick Friend
                Nick Friend  Hace 53 minutos

                ....it would be like baby turtles hopping out of the sand and heading for the sea, only a few out of 3000 would make it, like 10! Same with 1000,000, only a few hundred would make it and then the 5000 soldiers there at the main gate would rush them and zip tie them.

                • Mr. Panda
                  Mr. Panda  Hace un hora

                  What do you mean we are actually storming Area 51

                  • Alivia Nuttall
                    Alivia Nuttall  Hace 3 horas

                    What you could do is dress up as one of the armed forces and go with the people who is storming area 51 and then sneak in and pretend your one of them.

                    • Andrew Bansiloy
                      Andrew Bansiloy  Hace 3 horas

                      Maybe u will see is only an army with guns

                      • Someone
                        Someone  Hace 5 horas

                        There are a lot idiots on this world,let them go first😂

                        • mikoto urabe 9579
                          mikoto urabe 9579  Hace 5 horas

                          Plot twist: hes part of the government and he made this video to discourage us.

                          • Yellow Snow
                            Yellow Snow  Hace 6 horas

                            I've heard that Big Chungus and Ugandian Knuckles are being kept in Area 51

                            • Michael Kubatyan
                              Michael Kubatyan  Hace 6 horas

                              Me: mom dad I'm going to area 51 Mom: are you crazy Dad: don't go there i went and i found your mom

                              • Goddess Isis
                                Goddess Isis  Hace 6 horas

                                Electric fences and sonar technology😒 A total waste of a perfect trip. It’s better to take your weed and have some bonfire desert parties! They had months to prepare. Could have moved Area 51 to Area 52 by now. Besides! Isn’t the base underground. You need codes to get on the elevators. Nevada is attempting to increase their tourism and you all bite the bait. Grow up! No intelligent life form would allowed their kin to be locked up. They would have already stormed the facility. 😒How would people get there if they (the government) block the flights? They want you to go! Science 101: all aliens can take human form😊Waste of time and good cash. But if they are aliens those must be the dumb ones! Why would they allow you to lock them up? Rock specimens, fossils, old bones and books are kept there. In languages you can’t understand. A few vending machines and army vehicles. Boring! Why did they end Games of Thrones! More aliens are on that made up show than Area 52😂

                                • jesse hernandez
                                  jesse hernandez  Hace 7 horas

                                  Good way to get shoot...lol

                                  • Secret Lee
                                    Secret Lee  Hace 7 horas

                                    Don't be an idiot ! .....your just food for the (aliens) ....lol ....lol.....

                                    • Indecisive Bluff
                                      Indecisive Bluff  Hace 7 horas

                                      Lol sounds like something I'd do

                                      • Matt Silva
                                        Matt Silva  Hace 11 horas

                                        what happens is we all prolly die. huge f#$*in probably

                                        • Milky Way
                                          Milky Way  Hace 11 horas

                                          How to enter area 51 Get into dark web and kidnap them all Done go see aliens

                                          • DarkGaming
                                            DarkGaming  Hace 12 horas

                                            just pass the gate with iron man’s suit lol

                                            • Powman Gaming
                                              Powman Gaming  Hace 13 horas

                                              Easy to storm area 51 just use uno reverse card

                                              • Dillon Wolfe
                                                Dillon Wolfe  Hace 13 horas

                                                And I just think it’s a base

                                                • Dillon Wolfe
                                                  Dillon Wolfe  Hace 13 horas

                                                  Bible says aliens are not real

                                                  • Sunny Dunne
                                                    Sunny Dunne  Hace 15 horas

                                                    we gave the government 3 months to move de aliens elsewhere

                                                    • Scott Croce
                                                      Scott Croce  Hace 15 horas

                                                      Sooo hottt Sooo far to go Sooo much traffic Sooo far away still Sooo many medical xx Sooo many passing out Sooo stupid Sooo I’m better off at anywhere else

                                                      • Area 51 TV
                                                        Area 51 TV  Hace 15 horas

                                                        Who ever watching this and sees my comments please just give me subscribe

                                                        • mickey maloney
                                                          mickey maloney  Hace 15 horas

                                                          I thikt 1 M people will still storm into area 51

                                                          • Kaka Choo
                                                            Kaka Choo  Hace 16 horas

                                                            HOW ABOUT 4 BILLION PEOPLES

                                                            • The Guy12341
                                                              The Guy12341  Hace 17 horas

                                                              0:23 Chun li?

                                                              • Vlada Tosic
                                                                Vlada Tosic  Hace 17 horas

                                                                Americans don't have the balls to enter Area 51, but if two million citizens with weapons come together, they may even be able to break secrets. Good luck guys send pictures of aliens when you catch them.

                                                                • Harvey
                                                                  Harvey  Hace 18 horas

                                                                  There’s a solution to get in, we need to get jobs there. Check in, steal an alien for “secret government purposes that also involve driving it back to your house” they will suspect nothing

                                                                  • Johnbobbymore Howdoyoudo
                                                                    Johnbobbymore Howdoyoudo  Hace 20 horas

                                                                    We can win we need tactics snipers ak47s and shields and bulletproof vests and we will have a chance

                                                                    • lα૨α αɳɳ αƶεεƶ
                                                                      lα૨α αɳɳ αƶεεƶ  Hace 21 un hora

                                                                      1 million people about to storm area 51 6.3 million watches this

                                                                      • Christian Adams
                                                                        Christian Adams  Hace 22 horas

                                                                        They just don’t want us to go so they make theses videos

                                                                        • Can We Get 10k Subscribers With No Video Fam ?

                                                                          *Laughs in A-10* *BRRRRRRRrrrrrrrrt*

                                                                          • Rory-Jane Smith
                                                                            Rory-Jane Smith  Hace 23 horas

                                                                            People who work in Area 51 are just looking at all the theories and be like. THATS NOT TRUE

                                                                            • Erika Ron Lopez-davis
                                                                              Erika Ron Lopez-davis  Hace un día

                                                                              OK TROOPS WHOS GOING TO STORM AREA 51. WE KNOW THE GAME PLAN. IF YOUR GOING TO STORM LIKE COMMENT and reply what your job is. I'm a Naruto RUNNER.

                                                                              • Just Another Username
                                                                                Just Another Username  Hace un día

                                                                                1. Getting sick 2. Getting arrested 3. Dying They "forgot" to mention using you as an experiment for human cloning, or turning you into half man half beast. Or heck, avataring your consciousness into a robot or animal.

                                                                                • Micheal Stiles
                                                                                  Micheal Stiles  Hace un día

                                                                                  Alot of the unemployed losers would be eliminated from this country... Is that such a bad thing? I think not.

                                                                                  • Me Kage
                                                                                    Me Kage  Hace un día

                                                                                    What if I ask my crush out? Make a video of that

                                                                                    • Nghia Bui
                                                                                      Nghia Bui  Hace un día

                                                                                      Crazy people try to do stupid and useless things .Military area, trespassing you get shot.

                                                                                      • Cory Stuart
                                                                                        Cory Stuart  Hace un día

                                                                                        3:51 was photo shopped

                                                                                        • Adi Adi
                                                                                          Adi Adi  Hace un día

                                                                                          Step 1: bring a feminist Step 2: wait for her to brag about some bullshit about oppression Step 3: see alien boiz

                                                                                          • Payryk Wilczek
                                                                                            Payryk Wilczek  Hace un día

                                                                                            Make a small drone and fly there hacker drone

                                                                                            • andy Garcia
                                                                                              andy Garcia  Hace un día

                                                                                              I luv ready player one

                                                                                              • Matthew Leliever
                                                                                                Matthew Leliever  Hace un día

                                                                                                I wonder who hasn't already thought of this kinda stunt

                                                                                                • Matthew Leliever
                                                                                                  Matthew Leliever  Hace un día

                                                                                                  Then you Tube would be no more

                                                                                                  • Techno_ Dev1
                                                                                                    Techno_ Dev1  Hace un día

                                                                                                    You tubers, got lucky they didn't get shot

                                                                                                    • Paul Rice
                                                                                                      Paul Rice  Hace un día

                                                                                                      Crazy 😜 humans

                                                                                                      • SkullCrusher Gaming
                                                                                                        SkullCrusher Gaming  Hace un día

                                                                                                        We can get in by running over Area 51 guards and use boogie bombs too keep the guards distracted. *Honestly my plan will work ( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)*

                                                                                                        • Kyle Adams
                                                                                                          Kyle Adams  Hace un día

                                                                                                          I'm totally going!

                                                                                                          • Ishana Shakya
                                                                                                            Ishana Shakya  Hace un día

                                                                                                            Haha! He inserted that clip from Ready Player One.

                                                                                                            • {Fhonix}
                                                                                                              {Fhonix}  Hace un día

                                                                                                              Just solicitate

                                                                                                              • {Fhonix}
                                                                                                                {Fhonix}  Hace un día

                                                                                                                I don't think they have 1 million bullets

                                                                                                                • Steves my name
                                                                                                                  Steves my name  Hace un día

                                                                                                                  Well I reckon out of the 1 million who say they will storm the base only 30 thousand actually turn up to Vegas. Then 5 thousand bottle it as soon as they hit Vegas. Then 5 thousand bottle it when they cross the area 51 border. Then 20 thousand descend on area 51 to be met by a massive wall of soldiers armed and with shields. 5 thousand run away there and then. 15 thousand will walk towards to wall of soldiers with 1 thousand dropping off every 100 yards until only a few hundred remain. They get beat to a pulp. The end.

                                                                                                                  • Faruk Sherlock
                                                                                                                    Faruk Sherlock  Hace un día

                                                                                                                    They die

                                                                                                                    • Samira A
                                                                                                                      Samira A  Hace un día

                                                                                                                      *If this video gets deleted, we know it’s the government🤡*

                                                                                                                      • Vignesh S Raj
                                                                                                                        Vignesh S Raj  Hace un día

                                                                                                                        What if a million John Wick's storm the area 51?

                                                                                                                        • Chris Hale
                                                                                                                          Chris Hale  Hace un día

                                                                                                                          Pffft...the government wouldn't stand for anyone "storming the area."

                                                                                                                          • Rusty Shackleford
                                                                                                                            Rusty Shackleford  Hace un día

                                                                                                                            I'm sorry people I actually was stationed at a secure military area once that had orders to shoot if unauthorized people got to a certain point on it. Trust me they will shoot.

                                                                                                                            • Johnbobbymore Howdoyoudo
                                                                                                                              Johnbobbymore Howdoyoudo  Hace 20 horas

                                                                                                                              So we shoot back

                                                                                                                              • Rita Lalawmpuii
                                                                                                                                Rita Lalawmpuii  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                To raid area 51 you need to gear up with heroic items

                                                                                                                                • skyprop
                                                                                                                                  skyprop  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                  I think the REAL Point of the storm is gov. taxpayers to go and see where they're money is going, no necessarily to see Aliens.

                                                                                                                                  • skyprop
                                                                                                                                    skyprop  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                    One Must mount a Storm From Phrump, Nevada. Just Saying. Pharump is about the closest town with logistics to enable any type of storm to area 51

                                                                                                                                    • Emiras Gaming
                                                                                                                                      Emiras Gaming  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                      LITHAUNIA ARMY IS THE BEST AND POLICIJA =POLICE YAY

                                                                                                                                      • Sakurachan
                                                                                                                                        Sakurachan  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                        WTF we'll kill everyone No one can underestimate us

                                                                                                                                        • Jurriaan de Bont
                                                                                                                                          Jurriaan de Bont  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                          2 camod dudes VS 2 million

                                                                                                                                          • Juan Perez
                                                                                                                                            Juan Perez  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                            Anyone know what movie is that in 4:58-5:03?

                                                                                                                                            • WRL13
                                                                                                                                              WRL13  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                              What if you had the anatomy and physiology of a Kryptonian (Superman).

                                                                                                                                              • WRL13
                                                                                                                                                WRL13  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                                what if Europe never invaded China. Before European settlements in Asia, China was an advanced society. So what would it be like today if Europe never invaded.

                                                                                                                                                • Inquiring Minds
                                                                                                                                                  Inquiring Minds  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                                  I probably am speaking for millions of people. We're not really interested in aliens themselves. We just want to see what they look like and how they got here and does it still work? Like a museum. People would be less aggressive about all of this had the military just put them on display in a secured museum and instead of telling lie after lie.

                                                                                                                                                  • Tasa
                                                                                                                                                    Tasa  Hace un día

                                                                                                                                                    I can’t wait to see if people actually go and the results

                                                                                                                                                    • Nevada Fan #1
                                                                                                                                                      Nevada Fan #1  Hace 2 días

                                                                                                                                                      If they're gonna kill people just bring an uno reverse card

                                                                                                                                                      • Vijaykumar Bhaskar
                                                                                                                                                        Vijaykumar Bhaskar  Hace 2 días

                                                                                                                                                        Everyone: LOL eeeeww, the Sonic movie looks terrible! Cats: Uhmmm... Meow? . To *MyCashAtHome .Com* visit site

                                                                                                                                                        • meme master1011
                                                                                                                                                          meme master1011  Hace 2 días

                                                                                                                                                          What do you mean if they actually?

                                                                                                                                                          • Jaiden Reneau
                                                                                                                                                            Jaiden Reneau  Hace 2 días

                                                                                                                                                            If you do this get the beds and you will spawn back.........oh there’s monsters nearby

                                                                                                                                                            • Phantom
                                                                                                                                                              Phantom  Hace 2 días

                                                                                                                                                              If they show us those alien tiddies. That's the time we surrender

                                                                                                                                                              • Grammar police Police
                                                                                                                                                                Grammar police Police  Hace 2 días

                                                                                                                                                                What if we dig under Area 51?

                                                                                                                                                                • Aaaa Bbbb
                                                                                                                                                                  Aaaa Bbbb  Hace 7 horas

                                                                                                                                                                  Grammar police Police With a diamond shovel

                                                                                                                                                                  • Grammar police Police
                                                                                                                                                                    Grammar police Police  Hace 2 días

                                                                                                                                                                    What if we use drones to sneak past the guards *its big brain time* Edit:This is a JOKE so don’t take it seriously

                                                                                                                                                                    • Sandeep Konkimalla
                                                                                                                                                                      Sandeep Konkimalla  Hace 2 días

                                                                                                                                                                      Storm of people