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Release Date:
11 April 1980 (Italy) See more »
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...ora può colpire anche te
Plot:
Ultra-low budget and very violent rip-off of "Alien". A space module lands back to Earth after a failed mission... See more » | Add synopsis »
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One redeeming quality .......... See more (22 total) »

Cast

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Belinda Mayne ... Thelma Joyce
Mark Bodin ... Roy
Roberto Barrese ... Speleologist
Benedetta Fantoli ... Maureen (as Benny Aldrich)
Michele Soavi ... Burt (as Mychael Shaw)
Judy Perrin ... Jill
Don Parkinson
Claudio Falanga
Fabrizia Castagnoli ... Thelma Joyce (voice: Italian version)
Luigi Diberti ... Roy (voice: Italian version)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vincenzo Falanga ... (uncredited)
Donald Hodson ... Mr. Raymond (uncredited)
Ciro Ippolito ... TV Studio Director (uncredited)
Edward Mannix ... Mr. Raymond (voice: English version) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Ciro Ippolito  (as Sam Cromwell)
Biagio Proietti (uncredited)
 
Writing credits
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Ciro Ippolito  (as Sam Cromwell)

Produced by
Ciro Ippolito .... executive producer
Ciro Ippolito .... producer (as Sam Cromwell)
Angiolo Stella .... producer
 
Original Music by
Guido De Angelis  (as Oliver Onions)
Maurizio De Angelis  (as Oliver Onions)
 
Cinematography by
Silvio Fraschetti 
 
Film Editing by
Carlo Broglio 
 
Production Design by
Angelo Mattei 
Mario Molli 
 
Costume Design by
Valeria Valenza 
 
Makeup Department
Lamberto Marini .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Nino Milano .... production manager
Aldo Nibbi .... production supervisor
 
Art Department
Massimiliano Cerchi .... assistant production designer (as Alvaro Passeri)
 
Sound Department
Nick Alexander .... dubbing editor
 
Special Effects by
Donald Patterly .... special effects
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Oddone Bernardini .... camera operator
Roberto Calabró .... still photographer: action stills
Federico Del Zoppo .... camera operator
Roberto Marsigli .... assistant camera (as Roberto Marsili)
Ugo Menegatti .... assistant camera
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Maura Zuccherofino .... seamstress (as Maria Zuccherofino)
 
Editorial Department
Angela Rosa Taccari .... first assistant editor
Ernesto Triunveri .... second assistant editor
 
Other crew
Rosaria Cilento .... continuity
Edilio Kim .... unit publicist (as Kim Gatti)
Federica Lampronti .... production secretary
Simone Pinto .... consultant: speleology
 
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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Alien 2 sulla Terra" - Italy (original title)
"Strangers" - USA
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Runtime:
92 min | UK:82 min (VHS)
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Color (Eastmancolor)
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1.85 : 1 See more »
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Mono | 4-Track Stereo (magnetic prints)
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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 »
Goofs:
Boom mic visible: When Roy climbs down to inspect Jill, the tip of the microphone is visible in the top right hand side.See more »
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Thelma:It seemed like a mineral! Then it suddenly came alive! Poor Jill!See more »
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One redeeming quality .........., 14 January 2014
Author: merklekranz from United States

If you have ever wanted to visit Italy's incredible Castellana Grotto, here is your chance to see the caverns. This gorgeous cave was discovered January 23, 1938, by Franco Anelli and Vito Matarrese. The photography of the Grotto is spectacular. Unfortunately the movie "Alien 2" is not so spectacular. It opens with stock astronaut splash down film footage, moves on to a bowling alley, then a beach, and finally the cave. Blue rocks that somehow turn into sock puppets are the "Aliens" that attack the group of spelunkers. Like I said, if you want to see the caverns, this is your movie. Simply ignore the ridiculous, boring story. - MERK

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