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The Fly II (1989)

 -  Horror | Sci-Fi  -  10 February 1989 (USA)
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The almost human son of "The Fly" searches for a cure to his mutated genes while being monitored by a nefarious corporation that wish to continue his father's experiments.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Martin
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Beth
Lee Richardson ...
Bartok
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Frank C. Turner ...
Shepard (as Frank Turner)
Ann Marie Lee ...
Jainway
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Scorby (as Gary Chalk)
Saffron Henderson ...
Harley Cross ...
10 year old Martin
Matthew Moore ...
4 year old Martin
Rob Roy ...
Andrew Rhodes ...
Pat Bermel ...
William S. Taylor ...
Dr. Trimble (as William Taylor)
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Seth Brundle was a renowned scientist whose warped experiments with teleportation transformed him into a man/fly hybrid called BrundleFly. A few months after the BrundleFly insect met its demise by his lover's, Veronica, shotgun, she dies while giving birth to their son, Martin. Seth's corrupt employer, Bartok, adopts Martin, only so Martin can solve the new problems that the still-functioning TelePods present and to use him as a science project because of the dormant insect genes. Martin is now fully grown, even though he is five, and the fly genes begin to awaken and make him just like dear, dead dad. With the help of his girlfriend, Beth, they go to wherever they can find a possible cure before Bartok finds them and brings them back, but not before Martin finishes his transformation into MartinFly, the deadliest of the BrundleFly species. Written by Will

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A new generation of terror! See more »

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10 February 1989 (USA)  »

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The Fly 2  »

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$20,021,322 (USA)
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The mutated Bartok monster was played by Mark Walas, brother of director Chris Walas. See more »

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When MartinFly sprays corrosive vomit in the guard's face, you can hear him scream even though his mouth is closed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Veronica Quaife (on videotape): Oh, my God! There's something wrong! I can feel it!
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits for The Fly (1986), CWI effects artist Guy Hudson used the pseudonym "Sir Guy of Hudson". For The Fly II (1989)'s credits, a "II" was added to the same pseudonym. See more »

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LOCK, STOCK AND TEARDROPS
Written by Roger Miller
Performed by k.d. lang (as k. d. lang)
Courtesy of SIRE RECORDS
By Arrangement with WARNER SPECIAL PRODUCTS
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BZZZZZZZZZZ...! Cert 18
8 November 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

I first watched the fly when it first came out on VIDEO in 1987. The movie was so boring right up to the last half hour when it became a blood bath of special effects and goo!

After my experience with the fly, I didn't hold out much hope to the follow up The Fly II, I was so wrong! What a brilliant movie, I found the new characters easy to keep up with, The movie moved at a quicker pace to the first and The Fly II has a lot more emotional grip on the viewer.

I am not going to give too much away, The use of a cute dog being forced through the pod and the feelings of a youthful blundell for his four legged friend all made uneasy viewing, But this was a clever way of forcing the viewer to feel for young blundell towards the end of the movie when he goes nuts!

I found The Fly II very easy to watch and i am now the proud owner of the original big box copy that has been deleted for some time.

The fly II is a lot better than the first and the monster at the end deserves a mention too. It has to be one of the meanest monsters horror has come across, Yet The blundell fly never seems to get any recognition which is a shame as anyone who has watched the movie i am sure will agree, Blundell fly produced some of the sickest deaths and destruction known to the silver screen.

You cannot judge The Fly II with out watching it at least a couple of times. Anyone lucky enough to have a copy should dust it down and have another look and then come back and review it. I'm sure you will have a new outlook on this great horror if you do! 9/10


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