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Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

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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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It's time for a new kind of magic. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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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Trivia

Unused scenes reveal that the Kurgan from the first film was also a resident of Zeist, and General Katana hired him to kill Connor MacLeod. The final battle between MacLeod and the Kurgan from the 1986 film is shown on a large screen to Zeist bettors, and when the Kurgan fails, Katana sends down the two assassins featured in the final cut of the film to take out MacLeod. See more »

Goofs

Towards the end, when Louise and MacLeod get out of the truck to climb the mountain, she is wearing different clothes than when they fought Katana. See more »

Quotes

Corda: Time to say goodbye, Highlander!
Conner MacLeod: Why? You going somewhere?
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Connections

Referenced in Nostalgia Critic: The Room (2010) 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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