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Alien 2: On Earth (1980)
"Alien 2 sulla Terra" (original title)

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Ultra-low budget and very violent rip-off of "Alien". A space module lands back to Earth after a failed mission, but the astronauts have been replaced by hideous creatures that can ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Belinda Mayne ...
Thelma Joyce
Mark Bodin ...
Roy (as Marc Bodin)
Roberto Barrese ...
Speleologist
Benedetta Fantoli ...
Maureen (as Benny Aldrich)
Michele Soavi ...
Burt (as Michael Shaw)
Judy Perrin ...
Jill
Danilo Micheli ...
Bill (as Don Parkinson)
Claudio Falanga
Fabrizia Castagnoli ...
Thelma Joyce (voice)
Luigi Diberti ...
Roy (voice)
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Ultra-low budget and very violent rip-off of "Alien". A space module lands back to Earth after a failed mission, but the astronauts have been replaced by hideous creatures that can penetrate into people's bodies and make them explode. A group of speleologists are attacked by the monsters inside an underground cave, but the survivors are in for a surprise when they finally manage to escape the trap... Written by Giancarlo Cairella <vertigo@imdb.com>

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Release Date:

11 April 1980 (Italy)  »

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Alien 2: On Earth  »

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ITL 400,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

20th Century Fox wanted to sue Ciro Ippolito $10,000,000 for using Alien (1979) in the title. However, a British lawsuit pointed out that there was a novel from the 1930s called Alien, so Ippolito won the case. See more »

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Part of a camera is visible in the car mirror when Roy lights a cigarette and Thelma is running onto the beach. See more »

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Thelma: But Roy, the ocean's three miles away from here!
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Strange and gory movie
21 April 2000 | by (Monterrey, Mexico) – See all my reviews

This is an odd one. Although the story is a little short on logic, it stands on its own due to the gory effects, which are sometimes extremely bloody. As with all the Italian-made films, the acting is not very good, and the camera is sometimes amateurish, but it compensates with plenty of gore, good cavern sets and a good score, not to mention the tag line, which is either going to make you frown or laugh.


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