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Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1990)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  June 1991 (Japan)
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Scientists at a secret underground complex have found a way to travel to another dimension. Three dimension-travelers are the first to go through the gate - but are soon attacked by ... See full summary »

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Dr. Ron Shepherd
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Dr. Alex Summerfield
Tara Buckman ...
Dr. Julie Casserly
Jano Frandsen ...
McShane
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Baines
W.F. Wadden ...
Jedburg
Rolf Reynolds ...
Zunoski
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Mancini
Bob Wilde ...
Secretary Kenmore
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Tracy Westerholm ...
Marshall
Gerry Nairn ...
Ford
Nicola Crosbie ...
Medic Council
Michael Metcalfe ...
Dawson
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Hoffman
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Storyline

Scientists at a secret underground complex have found a way to travel to another dimension. Three dimension-travelers are the first to go through the gate - but are soon attacked by something that interrupts the communication with the control room. This horrible something uses the gate to travel back to the underground complex. Most of the staff are evacuated, except four heavily-armed soldiers and Dr. Casserly and Dr. Summerfield who just can't stand each other... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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It feels nothing... it fears nothing... there is no escape. See more »

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Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for sci-fi/horror violence and for language. | See all certifications »
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June 1991 (Japan)  »

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Xtro 2: The Second Encounter  »

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Trivia

This sequel has nothing to do the original Xtro (1982). This is because director Harry Bromley Davenport somehow retained the rights to the name Xtro but not the story rights. Needing money he enlisted writers to write a completely different film and only use the Xtro name to capitalize on the cult success of the original. See more »

Quotes

Zunoski: Dying's not so bad. We'll be back in a new body before you know it.
Dr. Julie Casserly: Yeah? Well, I just got this one in shape.
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Pass the Cheese!
8 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie is so bad that it crossed over into the Cheese category. If want a few really good laughs, there are several of the cheesiest scenes in movie history in this movie. TIVO it, as you will want to play several scenes over and over again to get the full cheese effect. Look for the following scenes:

The military commander whips out the biggest gun in the history of armed conflict. Prior to being skewered, Alien style, he is searches the complex with one of his men who has an accent that changes from with each scene, but on average sounds like a Hispanic from the valley. See if you can figure out what he is saying?

Also, don't miss the scene where the doctor walks into the main lab and one of the soldiers pulls a gun on him. The cheesiest scene in motion picture history. You'll wear out your TIVO.


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