MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 2,119 this week

Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1990)

R  |   |  Horror, Sci-Fi  |  June 1991 (Japan)
3.0
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 3.0/10 from 1,049 users  
Reviews: 33 user | 16 critic

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 »

Director:

(as Harry Bromley-Davenport)

Writers:

(screenplay), (screenplay) (as Steven Lister) , 2 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

IMDb Picks: May

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in May, sponsored by COVERGIRL.

Visit the IMDb Picks section

Related News

Alt.TV – 22/6/10
| Blogomatic3000

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 20 titles
created 07 Nov 2011
 
a list of 2462 titles
created 05 Jul 2012
 
a list of 80 titles
created 30 Oct 2012
 
a list of 1620 titles
created 08 Oct 2013
 
a list of 44 titles
created 8 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1990)

Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1990) on IMDb 3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Xtro II: The Second Encounter.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Smile Pretty (2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Nastalia is too young to have experienced many things in life, but as an abused child she has already experienced the darkest side of it. Now a young teen she takes it upon herself to ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Bromley Davenport
Stars: Scout Taylor-Compton, Pete Chekvala, Alexander Knezevich
They Bite (1996)
Comedy | Horror | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Sea creatures come to shore and attack and mate with humans.

Director: Brett Piper
Stars: Donna Frotscher, Nick Baldasare, Christina Veronica
Haunting Fear (Video 1990)
Horror | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  

A woman has nightmares of being buried alive which somehow awakens a long-repressed enity inside her while her greedy, cheating husband plots to murder her for her money.

Director: Fred Olen Ray
Stars: Brinke Stevens, Jan-Michael Vincent, Jay Richardson
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

On November 4, 1970 on The CBS Evening News, Walter Cronkite reported on a true, horrific story that was about to rock the country. A 13-year-old girl was discovered in the small Los ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Bromley Davenport
Stars: Melissa Errico, Michael Lerner, Joe Regalbuto
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Renegade cops are videotaped murdering a motorist and the witnesses are in danger of being their next victims.

Director: Peter Foldy
Stars: Paul Johansson, Maxwell Caulfield, Karen Moncrieff
Six Against the Rock (TV Movie 1987)
Drama | Thriller | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In May of 1946, Alcatraz inmate Bernie Coy initiates a carefully thought out plan to escape the island prison. His plan, carried out with five accomplices, falls apart when they can't obtain a key to unlock a door leading to the yard.

Director: Paul Wendkos
Stars: David Carradine, Richard Dysart, Dennis Farina
Raw Nerve (1991)
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

A race car driver has visions of the victims of a serial killer before their demise and tries to get a skeptic police detective and an ambitious reporter to help him find the killer.

Director: David A. Prior
Stars: Glenn Ford, Sandahl Bergman, Randall 'Tex' Cobb
Deathstone (1990)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  

Two U.S. Marine investigators looking into a series of grisly murders in Manila discover that the crimes are tied to an amulet with a 400-year-old curse on it that has unleashed supernatural forces.

Director: Andrew Prowse
Stars: R. Lee Ermey, Jan-Michael Vincent, Nancy Everhard
Hangfire (1991)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  

A town has been taken hostage. Who will win the battle? Only the mighty will survive.

Director: Peter Maris
Stars: Brad Davis, Kim Delaney, Ken Foree
Haunted Echoes (Video 2008)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  

Guy and Laura have recently suffered a parent's worst nightmare: their eight-year-old daughter Kimberly was abducted from her bedroom and murdered. They move to a charming old house in need... See full summary »

Director: Harry Bromley Davenport
Stars: Sean Young, David Starzyk, M. Emmet Walsh
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Director: Harry Bromley Davenport
Stars: Ika Hindley, Carlo Davis, Johnny Johnson
Xtro Xposed (Video 2005)
Documentary | Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Stars: Harry Bromley Davenport
Edit

Cast

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

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

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

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

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sci-fi/horror violence and for language. | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

June 1991 (Japan)  »

Also Known As:

Xtro 2: The Second Encounter  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

In an interview director Harry Bromley Davenport said star Jan-Michael Vincent was extremely difficult to work with. Vincent didn't care about the film and thus didn't memorize his lines. Davenport was then forced to feed every line to him while filming each scene. 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.
See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: Xtro (2013) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Ignore all the negative reviews - this is worth a viewing!!!
12 August 2008 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

After all the bad reviews I read of this movie, I was dreading watching it. But it actually exceeded my expectations!! It's really fun! Don't listen to all the negative reviews. This was actually a very suspenseful, entertaining, low-budget SCI FI movie! Yes, there are some Alien elements in it of course, but I think the actors performances were really very good. Tara Buckman is fantastic as a "Linda Hamilton" type heroine. I really enjoyed her performance - she definitely leads the movie, and I have to say she's got wickedly cool hair too! She was a knockout in a Buck Rogers episode ('Unchained Woman') from the 70's. I was worried that Jan Michael Vincent would be alcohol-deadened, but he actually turns in an admirable performance as well! I know he's older, but some of that 80's 'action star' persona comes through really nicely, and he still has amazing charisma in front of the camera. It's also a treat to see a young Nicolas Lea (from the X Files) in this - battling aliens, no less! The alien itself is pretty interesting - nothing as scary as 'Aliens', but it's pretty cool special effects. Enjoy this movie- it's fun!!!!


8 of 13 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD RELEASE wocatell
Tasty Cheese! zombiefan_05
Director Interview ... helmsley_888
Question!! Please, answer. xxmfluderxx-1
Prequel or Follow Up... yokozukamori
The Ending ... helmsley_888
Discuss Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1990) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?