Russell Crowe Claims He Saw a UFO, Posts Snapshots Online (Video)

Russell Crowe

Crowe plays the fanatic police inspector Javert in Tom Hooper's movie.

The Oscar winner says that he was at his Australian office when a flashing object streaked through the sky.

Did Les Miserables star Russell Crowe really see an alien spaceship, or did he just dream a dream?

The Oscar winner tweeted late Tuesday about a flash that cut across the sky above his office in Woolloomooloo, Australia. He had a camera set up to capture fruit bats rising from botanical gardens, Crowe said, when what he says may be a UFO dashed into the frame.

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His camera, a Canon 5D, did not have a flash, and as he said, the image across the three photos he took "can't be a lense flare because it moves, camera is fixed."

The photos he took, spread 4.5 seconds apart, were posted online, to which he added, "I will grant you at the time the music wasn't playing, also, yes, we have pushed in on the frame..this is 3 photo's in order, nothing added."

A commenter on the YouTube video, however, cast doubt on the likelihood that Crowe had captured some space creatures.

"OK kiddies, get ya google maps out, and zoom in on finger wharf 10 in Woolloomooloo, Sydney," bernzeppi wrote. "Russ's place is near the end of the wharf, the shot is taken? looking west towards the botanic gardens and Mrs Macquarie's Rd.... In the video you see 2 cars drive along Mrs Macquaries Rd, keeping in mind it's a time lapse shot with the shutter open for a number of seconds. The 'UFO' lights are a yacht passing in the foreground... there are lots of millionaires yachts moored there."