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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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Hamlet (as Stephen Grives)
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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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Highlander 2  »

Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

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$15,556,340 (USA)
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Virginia Madsen auditioned for Heather in the original Highlander (1986). See more »

Goofs

MacLeod's jacket keeps switching from a black bomber jacket to a full length coat during the final 20 minutes of the film. See more »

Quotes

Katana: The remains of your mortal wife. So frail. So earthy. So very dead.
Conner MacLeod: At least she's at peace.
Katana: Peace is highly overrated.
Conner MacLeod: Things don't change, Katana, I like that. After all these years, you're still a jerk.
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Connections

Followed by Highlander: Endgame (2000) See more »

Soundtracks

As Time Goes By
Written by Herman Hupfeld
Performed by Brenda Russell
Piano and fender rhodes: Russell Ferrante
Bass Larry Klein
Drums John Guerin
Produced by Steve Lindsey and Brenda Russell
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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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