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Director:
Writers:
Mick Garris (screenplay) and
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Release Date:
10 February 1989 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Like father, like son. See more »
Plot:
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. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
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3 nominations See more »
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Cast

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Eric Stoltz ... Martin

Daphne Zuniga ... Beth
Lee Richardson ... Bartok

John Getz ... Stathis
Frank C. Turner ... Shepard (as Frank Turner)
Ann Marie Lee ... Jainway

Garry Chalk ... Scorby (as Gary Chalk)
Saffron Henderson ... Ronnie
Harley Cross ... 10 year old Martin
Matthew Moore ... 4 year old Martin
Rob Roy ... Wiley
Andrew Rhodes ... Hargis
Pat Bermel ... Mackenzie
William S. Taylor ... Dr. Trimble (as William Taylor)

Jerry Wasserman ... Simms

Duncan Fraser ... Obstetrician
Janet Hodgkinson ... Nurse
Sean O'Byrne ... Perinatologist
Mike Winlaw ... Neonatologist
Allan Lysell ... Guard 'A'
Suzanne Ristic ... Guard #1
Danny Virtue ... Guard #2
Kimelly Anne Warren ... Maria
Ken Camroux ... Linder

Bruce Harwood ... Technician

Lorena Gale ... Woman
Bill Dow ... Man
David Mylrea ... Flywalker
Robert Metcalfe ... Observer #1

Garwin Sanford ... Observer #2
Tom Heaton ... Manager
Cecilia Warren ... Anchorwoman
Andrea Mann ... Cute Girl
Sterling Cottingham ... Baby Martin - newborn
Rodney Clough Jr. ... Martin Brundle - 1 1 / 2 years old
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Michael S. Bolton ... Angry dad at the snack bar (scenes deleted)

Jeff Goldblum ... Seth Brundle (archive footage) (uncredited)
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Directed by
Chris Walas 
 
Writing credits
Mick Garris (screenplay) and
Jim Wheat (screenplay) &
Ken Wheat (screenplay) and
Frank Darabont (screenplay)

Mick Garris (story)

George Langelaan (characters)

Produced by
Stuart Cornfeld .... executive producer
Steven-Charles Jaffe .... producer
Gillian Richardson .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Christopher Young 
 
Cinematography by
Robin Vidgeon (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Sean Barton 
 
Casting by
Deborah Lucchesi 
 
Production Design by
Michael S. Bolton 
 
Art Direction by
Sandy Cochrane 
 
Set Decoration by
Rose Marie McSherry 
 
Costume Design by
Christopher Ryan 
 
Makeup Department
Jayne Dancose .... makeup artist
Stephan Dupuis .... special effects makeup supervisor: Chris Walas Inc.
Sherry Linder-Gygli .... hair stylist (as Sherry Linder)
Dennis Pawlik .... special effects makeup: Chris Walas Inc.
Sydney Silvert .... assistant makeup artist
Jo-Anne Smith-Ojeil .... special effects makeup: Chris Walas Inc. (as Joanne Smith)
Brenda Turner .... assistant hair stylist (as Brenda Gibson)
 
Production Management
Fitch Cady .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Coleman .... second assistant director
Peter D. Marshall .... first assistant director
Kenna Marshall-Pittman .... third assistant director (as Kenna Marshall-Pitman)
Peter Talbot .... trainee assistant director
 
Art Department
James H. Chow .... prop master (as Jim Chow)
James Clare .... on-set dresser (as Jim Clare)
Annmarie Corbett .... set buyer
Steve Craine .... lead painter
Mark Davidson .... set dresser
David Durand .... storyboard artist
Dean Eilertson .... set dresser
Don Gervais .... construction foreman
Roland-Marie Gervais .... head painter (as Roland Gervais)
Helen Jarvis .... model maker
Jan Kobylka .... construction engineer
Mark Lane .... set dresser
Catherine Leighton .... prop buyer
Avo Liva .... head greensman
Kim MacKenzie .... assistant set decorator
Russell Mastine .... on set painter
Max Matsuoka .... special props builder
Sigrid Mekkinosson .... draughtsman
Jennifer Moore .... art department trainee
Paul Mulder .... assistant prop master
Glen W. Pearson .... assistant art director (as Glen Pearson)
Matt Reddy .... storesman
Thom Wells .... construction coordinator
John G. Anderson .... construction buyer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
B.J. Clayden .... boom operator (as B. J. Clayden)
Patrick Dodd .... adr editor
Patrick Dodd .... dialogue editor
Polly Holmes .... assistant sound editor
Danny Kopelson .... sound re-recording mixer
Douglas Murray .... supervising sound editor
David Parker .... sound re-recording mixer
E. Jeane Putnam .... assistant sound editor (as Jeane Putnam)
Joan Rowe .... foley walker
Michael Salvetta .... foley walker
Leslie Shatz .... sound designer
Leslie Shatz .... sound re-recording mixer
Eric Thompson .... adr mixer
Jerry Trent .... foley walker
Maia Veres .... sound intern
Jennifer L. Ware .... apprentice sound editor (as Jennifer Ware)
Jennifer L. Ware .... sound effects recordist (as Jennifer Ware)
Jeff Watts .... foley editor
Ralph Wikke .... sound effects editor
Rob Young .... sound mixer
Philip Rogers .... sound re-recording mixer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Daryl Alexander .... machinist
Jon Berg .... creature effects supervisor: Chris Walas Inc.
Don Bies .... mechanical engineer: Chris Walas Inc.
Rory Cutler .... assistant special effects
Tess Felix .... fabricator and finisher: Chris Walas Inc.
Corbin Fox .... assistant special effects
Cydney Gabosch .... purchasing agent: Chris Walas Inc.
Maggie Gibbons .... accounting: Chris Walas Inc.
Charlie Grant .... trainee: Chris Walas Inc.
David Hinks .... assistant special effects
Guy Hudson .... mechanical engineer: Chris Walas Inc. (as Sir Guy Of Hudson II)
Conrad Itchener .... mold maker: Chris Walas Inc.
Erik Jensen .... fabricator and finisher: Chris Walas Inc.
Mike Jobe .... mold maker: Chris Walas Inc.
Don Leask .... assistant special effects
Lars Lenander .... head machinist
Kelly Lepkowsky .... mechanical engineer: Chris Walas Inc.
Victoria Lewis .... mold maker: Chris Walas Inc.
Dean Lockwood .... first assistant special effects
Tamia Marg .... painter: Chris Walas Inc.
Buzz Neidig .... sculptor: Chris Walas Inc.
Alan Peterson .... fabricator and finisher: Chris Walas Inc.
Kamela Portuges .... fabricator and finisher: Chris Walas Inc.
Mark Rappaport .... mechanical engineer: Chris Walas Inc.
Mark Rappaport .... puppeteer: "The Fly"
Michael Steffe .... mechanical engineer: Chris Walas Inc.
Lorraine Stockton .... trainee: Chris Walas Inc. (as Lorraine Konst)
Tom Sullivan .... sculptor: Chris Walas Inc.
John Thomas .... special effects coordinator
Debra Tomei .... fabricator and finisher: Chris Walas Inc. (as Debra Tomei-Eves)
Wim van Thillo .... fabricator and finisher: Chris Walas Inc. (as Wim Van Thillo)
Lauren Vogt .... fabricator and finisher: Chris Walas Inc.
Carol Walas .... project coordinator: Chris Walas Inc. (as Carol A. Kaefer)
Chris Walas .... effects designer and creator: Chris Walas Inc.
Mark Walas .... effects shop supervisor: Chris Walas Inc.
Harold Weed .... sculptor: Chris Walas Inc. (as Howie Weed)
Joel Whist .... special effects assistant
Lauren Wohl .... painter: Chris Walas Inc.
 
Visual Effects by
Michael Backes .... computer graphics consultant
Beth Block .... optical compositing: Lookout Mountain Films
Marsha Gray Carrington .... animation assistant: Available Light Ltd. (as Marsha Carrington)
Rhonda C. Gunner .... video and graphic displays: Video Image, Los Angeles (as Rhonda Gunner)
Richard E. Hollander .... video and graphic displays: Video Image, Los Angeles (as Richard Hollander)
Marti Julian .... animation assistant: Available Light Ltd.
Katherine Kean .... animator: Available Light Ltd.
Candace Lewis .... animation assistant: Available Light Ltd.
Gregory L. McMurry .... video and graphic displays: Video Image, Los Angeles (as Gregory McMurry)
Klaus Melchior .... video and graphic displays: Video Image/Molokai, Vancouver
January Nordman .... animator: Available Light Ltd. (as January R. Nordman)
Nina Salerno .... animation assistant: Available Light Ltd.
Joseph Thomas .... animator: Available Light Ltd.
John T. Van Vliet .... animator: Available Light Ltd.
John C. Wash .... video and graphic displays: Video Image, Los Angeles (as John Wash)
 
Stunts
Tim Andres .... stunts
Yves Cameron .... stunts
Alex Green .... stunts
Gene Heck .... stunts
David Mylrea .... stunts
Tim O'Neill .... stunts
Fred Perron .... stunts
Bill Stewart .... stunts
Dawn Stofer-Rupp .... stunts (as Dawn Stofer Rupp)
Betty Thomas Quee .... stunts (as Betty Thomas)
John Wardlow .... stunt coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Cyrus Block .... camera operator
Richard Buckmaster .... rigging gaffer
John Clothier .... Steadicam operator
John Dekker .... lamp operator
Glen Forrieter .... second grip
Dave Gordon .... key grip
Colin Gray .... best boy
Paul Guenette .... second assistant camera
Frank Halpenny .... generator operator
John G. Helme .... lamp operator (as John Helme)
Stephen Jackson .... gaffer
Jorma Kantola .... camera trainee
Joseph Lederer .... still photographer (as Joe Lederer)
John McCallum .... first assistant camera (as Sandy McCallum)
Steve Ringwood .... lead man setup grip
Charlie Schultz .... grip
Gary Viola .... camera trainee
David S. Warner .... lamp operator
Al White .... dolly grip
Ken Young .... grip
 
Casting Department
Michelle Allen .... casting: Vancouver
Eleanor Spencer .... extras casting
Jory Weitz .... casting associate: New York
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Donna Christiano .... seamstress (as Donna Cristiano)
Wendy Foster .... costumer
Linda Lee Langdon .... wardrobe supervisor (as Linda Langdon)
 
Editorial Department
Cydney Gabosch .... post-production coordinator
Bob Hagans .... color timer
Jay Ignaszewski .... first assistant editor
Kerie Kimbrell .... apprentice editor
Steve Roberts .... assistant editor
Joan Scoccimarro .... post-production coordinator
John Serna .... post-production assistant
Michael Smith .... first assistant editor
John Watson .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Anne Atkins .... music coordinator
Jeff Atmajian .... orchestrator
Tom Calderaro .... synthesizer programmer
Peter Fuchs .... score recordist
Earl Ghaffari .... music editor
Jay Ignaszewski .... music editor
Danny Kopelson .... music mixer
Paul Talkington .... music coordinator
Eric Tomlinson .... music engineer
Jeff Vaughn .... electronic music recordist
Allan Wilson .... orchestra conductor
Christopher Young .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Bob Bowe .... transportation coordinator
John G. Oliver .... transportation captain (as John Oliver)
 
Other crew
Shelly Adams .... chef (as Shelley Adams)
Elizabeth Aird .... publicity trainee
Alicia Anthony .... post-production accountant
Lorraine Baird .... production accountant
Jean Bereziuk .... script supervisor
Debbie Coe .... animal trainer (as Debra J. Coe)
Heike Gautreau .... production assistant
Elizabeth M. Huggins .... assistant: Chris Walas
Tracey Jeffrey .... unit location manager
Don Knodel .... office production assistant
Patti McReynolds .... craft service (as Patty McReynolds)
Patti McReynolds .... first aid (as Patty McReynolds)
Randy E. Moore .... weapons master
Gail Morrison .... chef helper
Steve Newman .... unit publicist
John Penhall .... location assistant
Carol Schafer .... assistant production coordinator
Charles J.D. Schlissel .... assistant to executive producer (as Charles Schlissel)
Joan Scoccimarro .... assistant to producer
Kevin Speckmaier .... production assistant
Joey Steele .... accounts clerk
Susan Stefanyshyn .... assistant production accountant
Karen Stewart .... production coordinator
Cynthia Turley .... assistant to producer
Warren Wayne .... office production assistant
Shawn Farquhar .... consultant: magic (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Tom Enns .... special thanks
John Erickson .... special thanks
Ray Morales .... special thanks (as Ray Morales M.D.)
Roy Siegel .... special thanks
 

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"The Fly 2" - USA (DVD box title)
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Runtime:
105 min
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Aspect Ratio:
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Certification:
Australia:M | Brazil:12 | Canada:13+ (Quebec) | Finland:K-18 (2006) (uncut) (DVD) | Finland:K-18 (1989) (cut) (theatrical) | Finland:K-16 (1989) (heavily cut) (VHS) | France:-12 | Germany:16 (2011) (re-rating) | Iceland:16 | Italy:VM18 | Netherlands:16 | New Zealand:R16 | Norway:18 | Philippines:R-18 | Portugal:M/16 | Singapore:M18 | South Korea:15 (2006) (DVD rating) | Sweden:15 | UK:18 | USA:R (certificate 29524) | West Germany:18 (1989) (original rating)

Did You Know?

Trivia:
Like "Return of the Fly", "The Fly II" was given a happy ending.See more »
Goofs:
Crew or equipment visible: Crew guy visible under the table where chrysalis is opened.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Veronica Quaife (on videotape):Oh, my God! There's something wrong! I can feel it!
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Movie Connections:
Referenced in The Sci-Fi Boys (2006)See more »
Soundtrack:
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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
Son of Brundlefly., 30 June 2009
Author: BA_Harrison from Hampshire, England

It kinda goes without saying that with FX man Chris Walas taking the directorial reins from Cronenberg, the sequel to the 1986 horror hit The Fly ain't going to be on a par with its predecessor. But even though The Fly 2 doesn't quite pack the emotional wallop or sophistication of part one, it's still an enjoyable slice of hokey B-movie monster madness that should particularly appeal to those who love a bit of splatter with their big-bug action.

Part Two begins as Veronica, the pregnant girlfriend of tragic deceased scientific genius Seth Brundle, dies whilst giving birth to son Martin under the watchful eye of Bartok Industries, the organisation that funded Seth's telepod experiments (baboons don't grow on trees, y'know). Thanks to the unique human/fly genetic make-up he has inherited from his father, Martin experiences accelerated growth, and by the age of five, is a fully grown scientific whizz-kid (played by Eric Stoltz) working for his benefactor Anton Bartok (on the same telepod project that claimed his father's life) and romancing pretty computer operator Beth Logan (Daphne Zuniga).

Bartok (Lee Richardson), however, is not as benevolent as he seems: with his own wicked agenda in mind, he has led Martin to believe that his rapid growth is the result of a very rare growth disorder, and has kept the lad under continuous observation, waiting for the day that his dormant insect genes fully awaken to transform him into a multi-limbed monster.

Despite being a newbie in the director's chair, Chris Walas proves to be no slouch when calling the shots: working from a script by frequent Stephen King collaborators Frank Darabont and Mick Garris, he delivers a surprisingly polished product that offers spirited performances from B-list stars Stoltz and Zuniga, a touch of pathos with a memorable key scene involving a mutated dog, and a whole slew of top-notch special effects, the most stomach churning of which see one poor guy having his head crushed by an elevator! Yowch!

I do struggle a little with the notion that entering a telepod with another human being (especially a full clothed one) would revert a Brundlefly to perfect human form, but since this was something alluded to in the original, and there's a fitting payoff for the bad guy as a result, I'll cut the film some slack. Besides, I had lots of fun with The Fly 2, and that's what really matters.

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