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Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)

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 »


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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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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$15,556,340 (USA)
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Trivia

Christopher Lambert was so disgusted with the re-written script that he wanted to drop out of the film; contractual obligations forced him to finish it. See more »

Goofs

Ramirez and MacLeod enter the prison with a car. The guards shoot the car with machine guns from all sides. MacLeod's friend Louise Marcus, in the trunk of the car, survives unhurt. See more »

Quotes

[U.S. Cable-TV Version]
Louise Marcus: Okay, now let me just see if I can get this straight. You come from another planet, and you're mortal there, but you're immortal here until you kill all the guys from there who have come here... and then you're mortal here... unless you go back there, or some more guys from there came here, in which case you become immortal here... again.
Conner MacLeod: Something like that.
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Connections

Featured in 'Highlander 2': Seduced by Argentina (2004) See more »

Soundtracks

Sunshield / Dam Escape
Performed by The Seattle Symphony and Symphony Chorale
(featuring Rusty Anderson on guitar)
Produced by Stewart Copeland and Jeff Seitz
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errrrr....okay?..
6 November 2006 | by (Warrington, England) – See all my reviews

I have cried in a total of 3 films in my life... Number 1, Bambi, when his mum dies.... Number 2, City Slickers, when Norman the Calf gets dragged down river and nearly dies... and finally, Number 3, Highlander II, as it soooo bad! Remember Highlander? The Locations, The Soundtrack, The Kurgan, The Plot...

Now, take it all away and replace it with...

Awful red sky effect throughout the film, Couple of old Queen songs from the 1st film, Michael Ironside doing a bad Kurgan impression and a "plot" that doesn't have any relevance to the original plot...

That is Highlander II.


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