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Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Comedy  |  1 November 1991 (USA)
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In the future, Highlander Connor MacLeod must prevent the destruction of Earth under an anti-ozone shield.

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Storyline

The second "Highlander" movie, again with Christopher Lambert and Sean Connery. It's the year 2024 and all the ozone above Earth has gone. To protect people from dying, MacLeod helped in the construction of a giant "shield", several years ago. But, since there isn't left anyone Immortal after MacLeod's victory in the previous film, he has stopped being an Immortal himself. Now he is just an old man, until one day some other Immortals arrive on our planet. You see, the Immortals come from another planet... Written by Chris Makrozahopoulos <makzax@hotmail.com>

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Rated R for strong violence, and some sexuality and language | See all certifications »

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1 November 1991 (USA)  »

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Highlander 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$15,556,340 (USA)
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Stock footage from "Highlander II: The Quickening" was used in episodes of "Highlander: The Series", particularly in the opening credits and "Quickening" sequences. See more »

Goofs

At the prison complex, MacLeod alternately sits in and leans out of the car. See more »

Quotes

Salesman in Gentlemans Tailor: May I help you sir?
Ramirez: I would like a set of clothes.
Salesman in Gentlemans Tailor: Then why not, indeed... We're the oldest gentlemans tailor in Scotland.
Ramirez: Well then, I've come to the right place. Since I am without a doubt the oldest gentleman in Scotland.
Salesman in Gentlemans Tailor: Well... you say so, sir.
Ramirez: Well let's get started. I have a long journey ahead of me and limited time.
Salesman in Gentlemans Tailor: I am afraid sir still doesn't understand - a suit may take several weeks to complete.
Ramirez: I am afraid sir damn well does understand... and sir, I'd like the set of clothes by ...
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Connections

Followed by Highlander: The Raven (1998) See more »

Soundtracks

Who's that Man - Part I
Performed by The Magnetic AKA
Additional guitars by Brian Tatler and Ian Hayden
Produced by Sean Harris
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1 May 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I understand the CIA is going to be using this movie to interrogate suspects now. The amazing part is that everyone along the chain of command thought it was a good idea to release this movie into the general public. This movie needs warnings on the cover to stop people from renting it.


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