Something Is Out There (II) (1988)

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Credited cast:
 Frank Dileo
 Victor Maldonado
 Mandy Estabrook
 Commissioner Estabrook
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Noelle Bou-Sliman ...
Jack Bricker ...
 The Creature
Joseph Cali ...
Christopher Carroll ...
 Maitre d'
Andi Chapman ...
 TV Interviewer
Tyler Coppin ...
 Lab Technician


Two police officers investigate a series of brutal murders in which the victims have had bodily organs removed. When one of them questions a young woman who has been seen at the crime scenes, it turns out she is an alien from an interstellar prison ship and that the murders have been committed by a powerful xenomorphic alien which had escaped. Written by Alexander Lum <>

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8 May 1988 (USA)  »

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Invader  »

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Good Sci-Fi B-Movie, Using a Similar Storyline of "The Hidden"
21 April 2005 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Detectives Jack Breslin (Joe Cortese) and Frank Dileo (George Dzundza) are investigating a serial-killer, who slaughters his victims and removes their internal organs. While in the crime scene, Jack notices the constant presence of a beautiful young woman, Ta'Ra (Maryam d'Abo). He finds her and is convinced that she is a doctor from a prison in the outer space. She explains that the murderer is a powerful alien, who is able to change his appearance, that escaped from prison, and she is chasing him. They join forces trying to eliminate the menace to planet Earth. "Something Is Out There" is a good sci-fi B-movie, using a similar storyline of "The Hidden" (1987). The story mixes crime, horror, sci-fi and action, and has in the beauty of the British Maryam d'Abo one of its greatest attraction. There are some good lines, and the movie is a good entertainment. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Criatura Infernal" ("Infernal Creature")

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