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Writers:
John A. Curtis (screenplay) &
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Release Date:
1 March 1991 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Part Alien. Part Predator. All Terror. See more »
Plot:
Military scientists discover an alternate dimension and, subsequently, aliens with an appetite for human flesh. Full summary » | Full synopsis »
NewsDesk:
(2 articles)
15 incredibly tenuous horror and sci-fi film sequels
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Alt.TV – 22/6/10
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An OK "Alien" rip-off See more (33 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Jan-Michael Vincent ... Dr. Ron Shepherd

Paul Koslo ... Dr. Alex Summerfield
Tara Buckman ... Dr. Julie Casserly
Jano Frandsen ... McShane

Nicholas Lea ... Baines
W.F. Wadden ... Jedburg
Rolf Reynolds ... Zunoski

Nic Amoroso ... Mancini
Bob Wilde ... Secretary Kenmore

Rachel Hayward ... Dr. Myers
Tracy Westerholm ... Marshall
Gerry Nairn ... Ford
Nicola Crosbie ... Medic Council
Michael Metcalfe ... Dawson

Thom Schioler ... Hoffman
Steve Wright ... Helicopter Pilot
John McEwen ... CIA Agent
Harry Jaako ... CIA Agent

Directed by
Harry Bromley Davenport  (as Harry Bromley-Davenport)
 
Writing credits
John A. Curtis (screenplay) &
Stephen Lister (screenplay) (as Steven Lister) &
Robert Smith (screenplay) &
Edward Kovach (screenplay)

Produced by
John A. Curtis .... executive producer
John A. Curtis .... producer
John Eyres .... executive producer
Geoff Griffith .... executive producer (as Geoff Griffiths)
Michael Mazo .... line producer
John Proust .... associate producer
Lloyd A. Simandl .... executive producer
Lloyd A. Simandl .... producer
N. John Smith .... associate producer (as John Smith)
A. William Smyth .... associate producer
James R. Westwell .... associate producer
 
Original Music by
Braun Farnon (music composed by)
Robert Smart (music composed by) (as Robert Small)
 
Cinematography by
Nathaniel Massey (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Derek A Whelan  (as Derek Whelan)
 
Casting by
Susan Taylor Brouse 
Janice Roe 
 
Production Design by
Glenn Patterson 
 
Art Direction by
Donald Riggan 
 
Costume Design by
Liza Deyrmenjian (wardrobe designer)
Susan Miletic (wardrobe designer)
 
Makeup Department
Scott Dawson .... prosthetics crew: ET & Company
Tibor Farkas .... prosthetic supervisor: ET & Company
Rachel Griffin .... second assistant hair stylist (as Rick Griffin)
Rachel Griffin .... second assistant makeup artist (as Rick Griffin)
David A. Jones .... first assistant hair stylist
David A. Jones .... first assistant makeup artist
David Koch .... prosthetics crew: ET & Company
Toby Lindala .... prosthetics crew: ET & Company
Conor McCullagh .... prosthetics crew: ET & Company
L.J. Taylor .... hair stylist
L.J. Taylor .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Michael Mazo .... production manager
Derek A Whelan .... post-production supervisor (as Derek Whelan)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Kevin Lawton .... third assistant director (as Kevin 'C.D.' Lawton)
Robert Lee .... first assistant director
Lloyd A. Simandl .... second unit director (as Lloyd Simandl)
Gary Blair Smith .... second assistant director (as Gary Smith)
 
Art Department
Tom Bonny .... additional constructor
Jeffrey Butterworth .... construction coordinator (as Jeff Butterworth)
Jeffrey Butterworth .... gun designer (as Jeff Butterworth)
Vince Coates .... construction crew
Robert Crippen .... construction crew (as Bob Crippen)
Christine Handley .... art department trainee
Roger Humphries .... set designer: Sets Plus
Barry Lee .... gun designer
Marion Malone .... assistant art director
Gordon Ramsey .... construction crew
Mark Joseph Ramsey .... construction crew (as Mark Ramsey)
Vivian Rogers .... art department trainee
 
Sound Department
Brian Campbell .... dialogue editor
Brian Campbell .... dubbing mixer
Ewan Deane .... dubbing mixer
Ewan Deane .... sound effects editor
Alex Downie .... dubbing mixer (as Alexander Downie)
Alex Downie .... foley editor (as Alexander Downie)
Braun Farnon .... dubbing mixer
Braun Farnon .... sound designer
Glen Fiddich .... dubbing mixer
Wayne Finucan .... boom operator
Louise McKelvie .... post-production sound coordinator
Robert Smart .... creature sound effects (as Robert Small)
Robert Smart .... special sound effects (as Robert Small)
Monica Wacker .... post-production sound: secretary
Michael T. Williamson .... sound mixer (as Michael Williamson)
 
Special Effects by
Peter Bowmar .... crew: creature manipulation
Jeffrey Butterworth .... special effects (as Jeff Butterworth)
Wayne Dang .... creature design
Wayne Dang .... sculptor
Rick Davis .... crew: creature manipulation
Scott Farquhar .... crew: creature manipulation (as Scott Farquar)
Charlie Grant .... creature design
Charlie Grant .... creature shop supervisor
Mike Grant .... crew: creature manipulation
Rachel Griffin .... crew: creature manipulation (as Rick Griffin)
Craig Madokoro .... crew: creature manipulation
Brad Marlin .... crew: creature manipulation
Johannah Newmarch .... crew: creature manipulation (as Johannah Newmark)
Gary Paller .... special effects
Tom Price .... special effects
Geoff D.E. Scott .... crew: creature manipulation (as Geoff Scott)
Steve Smith .... special effects
Zoltan Szilvassy .... model maker
Diederik Van Den Weghe .... crew: creature manipulation (as Diederik Van Den Wegie)
 
Visual Effects by
Michael Blacklock .... pyrotechnics: creature/miniature, Starfire Special Effects
Greg Derochie .... visual effects supervisor
Victor Gagnon .... motion control systems
Raul Inglis .... camera assistant: creature/miniature (as Paul Inglis)
John McIntosh .... gaffer: creature/miniature
Gregory Middleton .... director of photography: creature/miniature (as Greg Middleton)
Ryan Shellborn .... still photographer: creature/miniature
Pablo Su .... still photographer: creature/miniature
 
Stunts
Marc Akerstream .... stunt coordinator
Kevin J. Andruschak .... stunt double (as Kevin Andrushak)
Curt Bonn .... stunt rigging coordinator
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Mike Bowen .... best boy
Nat Chace .... camera equipment provider: Mirage Illumination Ltd. (as Nat Chase)
Rob De Coste .... camera assistant: second unit (as Rob DeCoste)
Richard Eagan .... additional camera assistant
J. Norman Earle .... dolly grip
Bob Hanham .... best boy grip
Sandy Hegyi .... key grip
Franz Kohlmaier .... lamp operator (as Franz Kohlmeir)
Chris Little .... gaffer
Glen Pineau .... first assistant camera
Ryan Shellborn .... production stills
Trevor Stinson .... second assistant camera
Alan M. Trow .... camera operator (as Alan Trow)
 
Casting Department
Susan Taylor Brouse .... extras casting (as Sue Brouse)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Chana Fay Charach .... wardrobe assistant (as Chana Fay)
Janel Hassine .... wardrobe assistant
 
Editorial Department
Amanda I. Kirpaul .... second assistant editor (as Amanda Kirpaul)
Ishwar Lal .... trainee
Craig Madokoro .... first assistant editor
Portia Tickell .... trainee (as Portia Jaycox)
 
Music Department
Todd Araki .... music engineer
Brian Campbell .... music recordist
Tristran D'Mayo .... conductor
Oscar Zurich .... orchestral arrangements
 
Transportation Department
Steve Granger .... transportation coordinator
Glenna Robb .... driver
 
Other crew
Jeffrey Butterworth .... armourer (as Jeff Butterworth)
Sharon Christensen .... assistant to producers
Jean Christopher .... script supervisor
Reva Clavier .... accounting supervisor (as Riva Clouvier)
Robert Crippen .... armourer (as Bob Crippen)
John A. Curtis .... presenter
Suzanne Daley .... production coordinator
Charlie Grant .... creature design
Krystal Harris .... assistant to coordinator
Melanie Kilgour .... unit publicist
Debra Lykkemark .... catering: Culinary Capers
Jennifer McKeown .... production assistant
James L. Radford .... legal counsel
Judy Sharinger .... assistant to producers
Lloyd A. Simandl .... presenter
Sandra Stushnoff .... craft service
James R. Westwell .... accounting supervisor (as Jim Westwell)
Mark Yoshihara .... production accountant
Shade Rupe .... production assistant (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Rudy Beltramello .... special thanks
James Griffin .... special thanks
Michael LaBrooy .... special thanks
Diane Patrick O'Connor .... special thanks
Alex Semeniuk .... special thanks
Steve Wright .... special thanks
Brad Zehr .... special thanks
 
Crew believed to be complete


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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Xtro 2: The Second Encounter" - USA (video box title)
"Xtro II" - USA (DVD box title)
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MPAA:
Rated R for sci-fi/horror violence and for language.
Runtime:
USA:92 min
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Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
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Certification:
Australia:M | Germany:18 | Iceland:16 | Netherlands:16 | UK:15 (re-rating) (2007) | UK:18 (1992) | USA:R

Did You Know?

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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FAQ

What does this film have to do with Xtro I?
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5 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
An OK "Alien" rip-off, 24 December 2003
Author: willywants

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 Earth. This horrible something uses the gate to travel back to the underground complex. Most of the staff are evacuated, except four heavily-armed militaries and Dr. Casserly and Dr. Summerfield who just can't stand each other. It turns out that the creature is a alien monster that craves human flesh. Not the best horror film I've seen. Some very nice creature effects and the filmmakers sling some pretty cool gore at us but There's virtually no tension, suspense or atmosphere. It was dull, too, why were all the sets so foggy? Couldn't they afford proper lighting? Or were the sets even complete? It's an OK time waster at best, at worst... 4/10.

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