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Writer (WGA):
Dennis Feldman (written by)
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Release Date:
7 July 1995 (USA) See more »
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Tagline:
If you build it, they will come. See more »
Plot:
A group of scientists try to track down and trap a killer alien seductress before she successfully mates with a human alien. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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3 wins & 5 nominations See more »
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It's already a cult-classic. See more (133 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Ben Kingsley ... Xavier Fitch

Michael Madsen ... Preston Lennox

Alfred Molina ... Dr. Stephen Arden

Forest Whitaker ... Dan Smithson

Marg Helgenberger ... Dr. Laura Baker

Natasha Henstridge ... Sil

Michelle Williams ... Young Sil

Jordan Lund ... Aide

Don Fischer ... Aide
Scott McKenna ... Train Hobo

Virginia Morris ... Mother
Jayne Luke ... Snack Shop Clerk
David K. Schroeder ... German Tourist
David Jensen ... Conductor
Esther Scott ... Female Conductor

Shirley Prestia ... Victoria Roth, Ph.D.
William Utay ... Colleague

David Selburg ... Government Man
Herta Ware ... Mrs. Morris

Melissa Bickerton ... Fitch's Secretary
Lucy Rodriguez ... Wedding Dress Saleswoman
Scott Sproule ... Team Driver
Stogie Kenyatta ... Cop

Gary Bullock ... Motel Clerk
Susan Hauser ... Lab Worker
William Bumiller ... Club Bouncer

Caroline Barclay ... Drunken Girl

Matthew Ashford ... Guy in Club
Anthony Guidera ... Robbie, Guy Picking Up Sil
Sara Lise ... Screaming Woman (as Sarah S. Leese)

Whip Hubley ... John Carey

Patricia Belcher ... Hospital Admittance Clerk

Richard Fancy ... Hospital Doctor
Leslie Ishii ... Hospital Nurse
Marliese Schneider ... Abducted Woman (as Marliese K. Schneider)
Robert Mendelson ... Homeless Man
Pamela Cook ... Commercial Model (as Pam Cook)
Lisa Liberati ... Bathroom Bimbo
Ed Stone ... Waiter

Dendrie Taylor ... Marie
Kurtis Burow ... Baby Boy

Dana Hee ... Creature Performer

Frank Welker ... Alien Sil (voice)
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Jellybean Benítez ... Club DJ (uncredited)

Jimmy Chunga ... Commando (uncredited)

James Ent ... Lt. Steele (uncredited)

Christopher Ivins ... Soldier (uncredited)

Zak Knutson ... Club Doorman (uncredited)

Coati Mundi ... Conga Player (uncredited)
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Directed by
Roger Donaldson 
 
Writing credits
(WGA)
Dennis Feldman (written by)

Produced by
Mark Egerton .... associate producer
Dennis Feldman .... producer
Frank Mancuso Jr. .... producer
David Streit .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Christopher Young 
 
Cinematography by
Andrzej Bartkowiak (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Conrad Buff IV  (as Conrad Buff)
 
Casting by
Amanda Mackey Johnson 
Cathy Sandrich 
 
Production Design by
John Muto 
 
Art Direction by
Dan Webster 
 
Set Decoration by
Jackie Carr 
 
Costume Design by
Joe I. Tompkins 
 
Makeup Department
James Eustermann .... makeup effects coordinator
Steve Johnson .... creator: creature and special makeup effects
Kenny Myers .... makeup department head
Geri B. Oppenheim .... key makeup artist
Nina Paskowitz .... hair department head
D.J. Plumb .... key hair stylist (as DJ Plumb)
Tracey Levy .... assistant makeup artist (uncredited)
 
Production Management
David Streit .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Mark Egerton .... first assistant director
Robert Leveen .... second assistant director
Timothy J. Lonsdale .... first assistant director: Utah
Suzie Pelissier .... second second assistant director
David Womark .... first assistant director: additional photography (uncredited)
 
Art Department
Eric J. Bates .... on-set dresser
Robert Bleckman .... set dresser
Jerry Brooks .... location foreman
John Bullard .... propmaker
Ruth Caspary .... art department assistant
Daren Cornell .... painter
Ed Cornell .... paint foreman
Francis N. 'Lucky' Costello .... stand-by painter (as Frank 'Lucky' Costello)
Mick Cukurs .... set designer
Keith P. Cunningham .... art department coordinator
Ricardo F. Delgado .... storyboard artist (as Ricardo Delgado)
Tim Donelan .... lead man (as Timothy Donelan)
Michael R. Driscoll .... set dresser
Sara Feldman .... art department production assistant
Gary Gagliardo .... construction foreman
William Gideon .... propmaker foreman (as Bill Gideon)
Hugo Herrera .... greens person
Johnny Knight .... carpenter
Scott W. Leslie .... set dresser (as Scott Leslie)
John Mann .... effects designer
Lou Mouneu Sr. .... plasterer
Jeff O'Bannon .... laborer
Jerry Palermo .... paint foreman
Jim Paniagua .... labor foreman (as James Paniagua)
Lauren E. Polizzi .... assistant art director (as Lauren Polizzi)
Yvonne Ramond .... construction auditor
Michael Sanchez .... plasterer foreman (as Michael Diaz Sanchez)
Matt Sanders .... steel foreman
Grant Shaffer .... storyboard artist
John Slatsky .... drapery foreman (as John J. Slatsky)
Chris Snyder .... construction coordinator
Tom Talley .... welding foreman
James F. Truesdale .... assistant art director
John Tyrrell .... paint foreman
Ethan Van Hecke .... assistant property master (as Ethan D. Van Hecke)
Robert J. Visciglia Sr. .... property master
Frank White .... welder
William Kemper Wright .... set dresser
Neal W. Zoromski .... props
Craig Zumbroegel .... propmaker
Janine Cavoto .... set dressing coordinator (uncredited)
Doug Crawford .... carpenter (uncredited)
William 'W' Gilpin .... construction coordinator: reshoot (uncredited)
Guy Hietala .... set painter (uncredited)
Steven Kissick .... carpenter (uncredited)
Tomas Mulrooney .... sculptor (uncredited)
Victor M. Shannon .... plasterer (uncredited)
 
Sound Department
Nicholas R. Allen .... boom operator
David Franklin Bergad .... assistant sound editor (as David Bergad)
Mark Berger .... sound re-recording mixer
Andrea Biklian .... assistant sound editor
Jay Boekelheide .... sound designer
Jay Boekelheide .... supervising sound editor
Rick Canelli .... adr recordist
Richard Duarte .... foley mixer
Bob Edwards .... sound re-recording mixer
Samuel H. Hinckley .... sound effects editor
Stephen Kearney .... assistant sound editor
Erik R. Kraber .... assistant sound editor (as Erik Kraber)
Mark Levinson .... conform editor (as Mark Levison)
Mark Lewer .... stereo sound consultant: DTS
Larry Mah .... synthesizer mixer
Michael Mennies .... foley editor
Jeremy Molod .... assistant sound editor
Douglas Murray .... sound effects editor
Jennifer Myers .... foley artist
Jonathan Null .... first assistant sound editor
Thomas J. O'Connell .... adr mixer
Margie O'Malley .... foley artist
Thomas O'Shea .... assistant sound editor
Lee Orloff .... production sound recordist
Jim Pasque .... foley recordist
Thomas A. Payne .... sound utility
Dianna Stirpe .... dialogue editor
Randy Thom .... sound re-recording mixer
Marian Wallace .... assistant sound editor
Jennifer L. Ware .... sound effects editor (as Jennifer Ware)
Mark Jan Wlodarkiewicz .... sound effects editor
Dennis Leonard .... additional sound designer (uncredited)
 
Special Effects by
Gino Acevedo .... "Sil" puppet paint scheme: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Gino Acevido)
Damon Allison .... special effects crew
Richard Alonzo .... prosthetic effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Richie Alonzo)
Brent Baker .... mold maker supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Nigel Booth .... prosthetic effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Dale Brady .... "Sil" suit fabrication: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Billy Bryan .... chrysalis supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Bill Bryan)
Norman Cabrera .... "Sil" creature supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Tamara Carlson .... "Sil" suit fabrication: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Jackie Caydam .... administration: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Terry Chapman .... special effects crew
Kenneth C. Clark .... special effects crew (as Ken Clark)
Helen Cohen .... business manager: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Joe Colwell .... moldmaker: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Bill Corso .... XFX art director: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Eric Dressor .... special effects crew
Mike Edmonson .... special effects crew
Lynette Eklund .... "Sil" suit fabrication: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Lynette Johnson)
Mike Elizalde .... "Sil" puppet mechanical design: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Jim Eustermann .... project manager: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Andy Evans .... special effects crew (as Andrew C. Evans)
Eric Fiedler .... mechanical design supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Joe Fordham .... production coordinator: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Robert Freitas .... lab creature effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Dan Gaspar .... special effects crew
Brian Goehring .... "Sil" hair effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Mark Habegger .... production assistant: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Joel Harlow .... lab creature effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Gerald Craig Harris .... special effects crew (as Gerald 'Craig' Harris)
Moto Hata .... "Sil" suit paint scheme: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Nori Honda .... lab creature effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Michael Hosch .... "Sil" sculptural supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Mike Hosch)
Elmer Hui .... special effects crew
Tom Irvin .... foam latex supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Jeff Jarvis .... special effects coordinator
Leon Laderach .... prosthetic effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Leonard MacDonald .... chrysalis supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Lennie MacDonald)
Tony Mancinetti .... sculptural assistant: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Todd Minobe .... "Sil" puppet mechanical design: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Robert Newton .... "Sil" puppet mechanical design: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Scott Oshita .... "Sil" puppet mechanical design: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Mike Reedy .... special effects foreman
Kevin Reter .... moldmaker: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Shaun Smith .... "Sil" hair effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Shaun P. Smith)
Douglas J. Stewart .... assistant painter: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Doug Stewart)
Sean Taylor .... production assistant: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Matt Ullman .... production assistant: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Patricia Villalobos .... special effects crew
Brian Walsh .... lab creature effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
John Weldy .... lab creature effects: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as John Weldy Jr.)
Bill Wieger .... alien sex sequence design: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc.
Mark Bryan Wilson .... lab creature supervisor: Steve Johnson's XFX, Inc. (as Mark B. Wilson)
Steve Fink .... fabricator (uncredited)
 
Visual Effects by
Richard Addison-Wood .... software research and development: Boss Film (as Richard Addison)
Amit Agrawal .... software research and development: Boss Film
Jim Atkinson .... additional software support: Wavefront Technologies
Dale Baer .... animation consultant: Boss Film
Barbara Balents .... additional software support: Wavefront Technologies
Alan Barnett .... digital effects supervisor: Sight Effects
Maurice Bastian .... digital model supervisor: Boss Film
Eric Bigas .... computer display graphics and special visual effects: Mann Consulting
Christopher Bonnstetter .... tape operator: Boss Film
Phil Brennan .... inferno artist
Bill Brier .... editorial supervisor: Boss Film
Megan Bryant .... digital recording: Boss Film
Andre Bustanoby .... head of physical integration: Boss Film (as André Bustanoby)
Ruth Caspary .... tape operator: Boss Film
Michael Chang .... matte painter: Boss Film
Clint Colver .... computer animator: Boss Film
Steve Cummings .... computer animator: Boss Film
Melissa Davies .... digital effects supervisor: Sight Effects
Bill Dietrich .... computer animator: Boss Film
Crystal Dowd .... visual effects associate producer: Boss Film
Jason Dowdeswell .... computer animator: Boss Film
Ken Dudderar .... engineering foreman: Boss Film
Richard Edlund .... visual effects supervisor
Christopher Edwards .... digital imaging supervisor: Boss Film (as Chris Edwards)
Shine Fitzner .... computer animator: Boss Film
Mike Fleming .... computer animator: Boss Film
Todd Fulford .... computer animator: Boss Film
Jody Gaber .... assistant coordinator: Boss Film (as Jody Levine)
Kevin Geiger .... computer animator: Boss Film
Lynn M. Gephart .... assistant CGI production manager: Boss Film (as Lynn Gephart)
Meher Gourjian .... software research and development: Boss Film
Jim Green .... computer animator: Boss Film
Moon Han .... systems administrator: Boss Film
Rudy Hassen .... digital effects supervisor: Sight Effects
Bill Hedge .... motion capture puppeteer: Boss Film (as William Hedge)
Joe Henke .... computer animator: Boss Film
Jeff Homolya .... camera department manager: Boss Film
Walter F. Hyneman .... computer animator: Boss Film (as Walt Hyneman)
Shahril Ibrahim .... head of software development: Boss Film
Christopher Jackson .... model shop coordinator: Boss Film (as Chris Jackson)
Evan Jacobs .... pyrotechnician: Boss Film
Kevin J. Jolly .... editorial intern: Boss Film (as Kevin Jolly)
Karin Joy .... visual effects coordinator: Boss Film
Rachel Kelley .... matte painter: Boss Film (as Rachel Kelly)
William A. Klinger .... facilities manager: Boss Film (as Bill Klinger)
Gauth Krishnamurti .... software research and development: Boss Film (as Gautham Krishnamurti)
Lee Levitt .... assistant to visual effects supervisor: Boss Film
Janice Lew .... digital model supervisor: Boss Film
Alex Mann .... computer display graphics and special visual effects: Mann Consulting
Harold Mann .... computer display graphics and special visual effects: Mann Consulting
John Mann .... visual effects designer: Boss Film
Jeffrey Martin .... additional software support: Wavefront Technologies
Jeff Martins .... additional software support: Wavefront Technologies
Joel Román Mendías .... assistant to production supervisor: Boss Film (as Joel Roman Mendias)
Douglas Miller .... motion capture puppeteer: Boss Film
Hiroyuki Miyoshi .... software research and development: Boss Film
Michele Moen .... matte department supervisor: Boss Film (as Michelle Moen)
Ray Moore .... model maker/stage: Boss Film
Raquel Morales .... matte painter: Boss Film
Robert Mrozowski .... matte painter: Boss Film
Michelle Murdocca .... CGI production manager: Boss Film
Matt Newell .... head technical assistant: Boss Film
Koichi Noguchi .... computer animator: Boss Film Studios
Rob Ostir .... computer animator: Boss Film
Patrick Phillips .... visual effects
Sean Phillips .... technical advisor: Boss Film
Dane Picard .... computer animator: Boss Film
Jeff Platt .... electronics supervisor: Boss Film
Mark M. Pompian .... computer animator: Boss Film (as Mark Pompian)
Christopher Roda .... computer animator: Boss Film (as Chris Roda)
Mark Rodahl .... computer animator: Boss Film
Alan Rosenfeld .... computer animator: Boss Film
Chris Ross .... software research and development: Boss Film
Landon Ruddel .... stage operations: Boss Film (as Landen Ruddell)
Jim Rygiel .... visual effects co-supervisor: Boss Film
Brian Samuels .... digital lighting designer: Boss Film
Moon Hwa Seun .... digital lighting designer: Boss Film
Donny Sierer .... electronics technician: Boss Film
Sabrina Silver .... visual effects coordinator: Boss Film
Craig A. Simms .... tape operator: Boss Film
Ron Simonson .... digital color correction: Boss Film
David A. Smith .... computer animator: Boss Film (as Dave Smith)
Jeff W. Smith .... digital lighting designer: Boss Film (as Jeff Smith)
Alex Sokoloff .... computer animator: Boss Film
Alexander E. Sokoloff .... animator
Ellen Somers .... visual effects production supervisor: Boss Film (as Ellen M. Somers)
Brian Steiner .... computer animator: Boss Film
Chris Steinke .... network administrator: Boss Film
Chris Steinke .... senior systems administrator
Trey Stokes .... motion capture puppeteer: Boss Film (as Whitworth Stokes)
Jacques Stroweis .... digital consultant: Boss Film
Mark Swain .... animation/motion capture: Boss Film
Kenji Sweeney .... matte painter: Boss Film (as Roland Kenji Sweeney)
Michael Sweeney .... post production supervisor: Boss Film (as Mike Sweeney)
Craig Talmy .... lead motion capture puppeteer: Boss Film (as Craig Talmey)
Timothy Tompkins .... computer animator: Boss Film
Marc Toscano .... computer animator: Boss Film
Wayne Vincenzi .... computer animator: Boss Film
Chris Waegner .... computer animator: Boss Film
R.D. Wegener .... tape operator: Boss Film
Mike Wise .... electronics engineer: Boss Film
David J. Witters .... computer animator: Boss Film (as Dave Witters)
Nancy Wright .... digital recording: Boss Film
Ken Ziegler .... computer animator: Boss Film
Judith Bell .... digital artist (uncredited)
David Jones .... model supervisor (uncredited)
Derek N. Prusak .... visual effects assistant cameraman (uncredited)
Martin Rae .... chief operating officer (uncredited)
Olivier Sarda .... digital compositor (uncredited)
Kevin Andrew Smith .... systems administrator: Boss Film Studios (uncredited)
Stephen Sobisky .... project manager: Viewpoint Datalabs (uncredited)
Theo Waddell .... visual effects editor (uncredited)
Greg Wuller .... systems intern: Boss Film (uncredited)
Xye .... visual effects (uncredited)
 
Stunts
Joni Avery .... stunt performer
Charles Croughwell .... stunts (as Charlie Croughwell)
Lanier Edwards .... stunts
Donna Evans .... stunts
Andy Gill .... stunts (as Andy Gil)
Tony Jefferson .... stunts
Kay Kimler .... stunts
Max Kleven .... stunt coordinator
Lisa McCullough .... stunts
Glenn Randall Jr. .... stunt coordinator
Gina Angela Ritchie .... stunts
Denise Lynne Roberts .... stunts
John Tamburro .... helicopter stunt pilot
Leo Arroyo .... stunts (uncredited)
John Cade .... stunts (uncredited)
Scott Duthie .... stunt safety: second unit (uncredited)
Ray Lykins .... stunt double: Michael Madsen (uncredited)
Pat Romano .... stunts (uncredited)
John-Clay Scott .... stunts (uncredited)
Nancy Young .... stunt double: Natasha Henstridge (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Steve Adcock .... first assistant camera
Colin Anderson .... first assistant camera: Los Angeles
Garrett Benson .... second assistant camera: Utah (as Garrett M. Benson)
Mike Benson .... director of photography: Utah
Ben Betts .... video engineer
Mike Bonnaud .... lamp operator
Terry Bowen .... camera operator
Mark 'Boylee' Boyle .... camera loader (as Boylee)
Bobby Burton .... chief lighting technician: Utah
Matt Butler .... star plate photographer: main title, credit sequence crew
Doug Byers .... electrician
Andrea Chesney .... second assistant camera: Los Angeles
William Cross .... assistant lighting technician: Utah
Peter Davidian .... assistant chief lighting technician
Peter Deming .... director of photography: Los Angeles
Tudor Farmer .... camera department assistant
Cliff Fleming .... camera ship pilot: aerial unit
Michael Genne .... camera operator: Utah (as Mike Genne)
Melinda Sue Gordon .... still photographer
Dylan Goss .... first assistant camera: credit sequence (as Dylan Gross)
Cary Griffith .... key grip (as Cary E. Griffith)
Todd Griffith .... dolly grip
Gregg Guellow .... second company grip
Bruce Hamme .... key grip: Utah
Stan Harrison .... video assist operator
Michael Kelem .... camera operator: credit sequence (as Mike Kellem)
Darin Necessary .... second assistant camera
Vern Nobles .... first assistant camera (as Vern Nobles Jr.)
Krishna Rao .... camera operator
Michael Scott .... camera operator
Gregory W. Smith .... first assistant camera (as Gregory West Smith)
Stephen St. John .... Steadicam operator
Chris Strong .... chief lighting technician
Eli Thompson .... assistant lighting technician: Los Angeles
Lon Thompson .... chief lighting technician: Los Angeles
Maria Varni .... second assistant camera
Mike Weathers .... chief lighing technician: second unit
Stephen Wong .... first assistant camera: Utah
Eric Wycoff .... lighting technician
Randy Feemster .... additional camera operator (uncredited)
Adam Glick .... set lighting technician (uncredited)
Ron Goodman .... camera operator: SpaceCam (uncredited)
James Hawkinson .... electrician: Boss Film Sudios (uncredited)
Richard Kelley .... assistant camera (uncredited)
Rory Robert Knepp .... additional first assistant camera (uncredited)
John Philpotts .... additional photographer (uncredited)
Monty Woodard .... dimmer board operator (uncredited)
 
Animation Department
John Mann .... animation director
 
Casting Department
Kurt Clements .... casting: Utah
Kurt Clements .... local casting: Utah
Barbara Harris .... voice casting
Elizabeth Lang .... casting associate (as Liz Lang)
Amanda Mackey Johnson .... casting (as Amanda Mackey)
Cathy Sandrich .... casting
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Margo Baxley .... costume supervisor
Adrienne Childers .... costumer
Luellyn Harper .... costumer (as LuEllyn Harper)
Louis Infante .... costumer
 
Editorial Department
Sheri Altman .... editorial assistant
Gary Burritt .... negative cutter
Dennis McNeill .... color timer
Joel Negron .... assistant editor
Clarinda Wong .... assistant editor
Rob Sciarratta .... video color timer (uncredited)
 
Music Department
Pete Anthony .... orchestrator
Jellybean Benítez .... music supervisor (as Jellybean Benitez)
Tom Boyd .... musician: oboe soloist
Sandy DeCrescent .... orchestra contractor
Bruce Dukov .... concertmaster
Robert Fernandez .... music scoring mixer
M.B. Gordy .... musician: Percussion
Mark Kilian .... assistant to composer
George A. Martin .... music editor (as George Martin)
Michael McCormack .... music playback
Thomas Milano .... supervising music editor
David Reynolds .... assistant to composer (as Dave Reynolds)
Patrick Russ .... orchestrator
Steven L. Smith .... music preparation
Jeanette Surga .... assistant music editor
Dan Wallin .... music scoring mixer
Christopher Young .... orchestrator
 
Transportation Department
Steve Duncan .... transportation captain: "b" camera unit
Wayne Roberts .... transportation captain
Eddie Lee Voelker .... transportation coordinator
 
Other crew
Pamela Alessandrelli .... assistant production coordinator
Gerard Averill .... location liaison: Utah
Charles Ball .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Bruce Benson .... picture ship pilot: aerial unit
Dani Boller .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Kurt Boppart .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Faye Brenner .... script supervisor
John Charles .... software engineer: Sony DAC
Christian Clarke .... key set production assistant
Curtis Collins .... assistant location manager
James R. Cowan .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Ruth Ann Crudup-Brown .... studio teacher (as Ruth Ann Crudup)
Richard Davis Jr. .... location manager
Cony De Fries .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Lynette Eklund .... puppeteer (as Lynette Leigh Johnson)
Winston Mike Elizade .... puppeteer
Mike Elizalde .... puppeteer
Erin Empey-Baxter .... production assistant
Jim Eustermann .... puppeteer
Eric Fiedler .... puppeteer
Cliff Fleming .... aerial coordinator: aerial unit
Cory Fleming .... night sun operator: aerial unit
Robert Freitas .... puppeteer
Jon Gardner .... craft service (as Jon 'Wishbone' Gardner)
Katy Genovese .... assistant accountant (as Katy Tatian-Genovese)
H.R. Giger .... train designer
H.R. Giger .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Christein Goldstein .... research assistant
Urs Grob .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Ray Hanna .... aerial ground coordinator: aerial unit
Julie Hansen .... production assistant
Joel Harlow .... puppeteer
Tom Hoeck .... first aid
Harry A. Jarvis III .... assistant: Mr. Streit (as Harry Jarvis)
Nancy Karlin .... script supervisor
Bettie G. Kaufmann .... assistant accountant
Bo Kelly .... night sun operator: aerial unit
Leon Laderach .... puppeteer
Shari LaFranchi Blakney .... production coordinator (as Shari LaFranchi)
Lisa Liberati .... assistant: Mr. Streit
Daniel Licht .... synthesizer programmer
David Linck .... unit publicist
Leonard MacDonald .... puppeteer
Andew Margreitner .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Todd A. Marks .... display graphics supervisor (as Todd Aron Marks)
Paul J. Memmi .... translator
Todd Minobe .... puppeteer
Lysa Moser .... assistant accountant
Robert Newton .... puppeteer
Patrick Noonan .... office production assistant (as Patrick Richard Noonan)
Josh Oliver .... office production assistant (as Josh R. Oliver)
Lon Orlenko .... train coordinator
Jennifer Owensby .... assistant: Mr. Madsen
Daniel Penhale .... production assistant
Dan Perri .... title designer: main title sequence
Lloyd Phillips .... production consultant
Alan D. Purwin .... picture ship pilot: aerial unit (as Alan Purwin)
Alan D. Purwin .... picture ship pilot: credit sequence (as Alan Purwin)
Gregg Ramer .... assistant: Mr. Mancuso Jr.
Ginger Reynolds-Smith .... executive assistant: Mr. Mancuso Jr.
Sandra Roach .... assistant production coordinator
Richard Rosenberg .... assistant location manager
Andy Schedler .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Holly Schiffer .... choreographer
Marliese Schneider .... assistant: Roger Donaldson (as Marliese K. Schneider)
Daniel Smith .... first aid
Jeffrey D. Stevens .... first aid
Jeffrey D. Stevens .... key set medic
Jenni Villegas .... assistant: Mr. Friedman
Brigitte Von Kaenel .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Brian Walsh .... puppeteer
Rebekah Williams .... assistant location manager
Vikki Williams .... production auditor
Kasper Wolfensberger .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Tanya Wolfensberger .... train fabrication: Switzerland
Marco Wuest .... train fabrication: Switzerland
David Yang .... assistant accountant
Ted Yonenaka .... craft service
Mark Zimoski .... synthesizer programmer
Sonia Apodaca .... location coordinator (uncredited)
Ken Brodzinski .... production assistant (uncredited)
Robert C. Decker .... location manager (uncredited)
Bill McCamey .... set welder (uncredited)
Robert Andrew Reeves .... production assistant (uncredited)
Lee Steadman .... location scout: Utah (uncredited)
Marilyn S. Zalkan .... computer voice (uncredited)
 
Thanks
Glen Evans .... thanks
Matt Malkan .... thanks
 

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Rated R for sci-fi violence, strong sexuality and some language
Runtime:
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Trivia:
When Sil watches TV at the motel, she flips through different channels and they all show various things she will do later in the film. Like having sex, changing her hair, showing off her body, etc.See more »
Goofs:
Continuity: Sil is in the process of removing the swimwear from the "hot tub guy" when the good guys show up to get her. But after she notices they arrived for her, the swim short on the guy seems to have been pulled back up to the guy's waist.See more »
Quotes:
[first lines]
Xavier Fitch:I'm sorry.
Young Sil:[mouthing] I'm sorry.
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Movie Connections:
Features Thunder Road (1958)See more »
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14 out of 20 people found the following review useful.
It's already a cult-classic., 26 May 2008
Author: Boba_Fett1138 from Groningen, The Netherlands

For some reason I've always loved watching "Species", even though I very well realize that it isn't a particularly good movie. Still due to its approach and handling of a really unoriginal concept and story, the movie can be regarded as one of the best science-fiction movies from the '90's.

If you need to compare this movie to something, you can easily compare it to any of the "Alien"-movies. Of course over the years "Alien" and its sequel "Aliens" have been ripped-off countless times and film-makers often tried to cash in by making basically "Alien" and "Aliens" clones, using the same concept, settings, characters, locations, complete sequences and whatever more that it was that made these two science-fiction movies such an highly acclaimed success. Yes, in my opinion "Species" can definitely be seen as an "Alien" clone but out of all the movies that ever tried to rip off the "Alien" movies in any way possible, this is easily the best movie, that at times even makes you forget how unoriginal it actually truly is.

Also no big wonder that the movie should remind you of "Alien" at times, also since the alien in this movie got designed by the same man who designed the original alien for "Alien" and all of its sequels. So perhaps this is also part of the reason why you so easily can forgive this movie from ripping off "Alien" in parts.

It's a surprising movie from Roger Donaldson, who had never done any science-fiction or horror before and he also hasn't done any ever since. Donaldson is these days mostly known for directing more serious movies.

It's perhaps its horror that also makes this movie work out so well. The movie is not just a science-fiction movie about an alien on the loose but truly knows to create a dark moody atmosphere as well and puts in a couple of true great and effective horror moments, which makes the movie tense and in a way also unpredictable to watch, also since the movie is not too afraid to kill off its main characters.

There is also some gore in the movie that is good looking, with its often graphic killings. Also the make-up effects are great and the movie uses some early special effects, that especially for 1995 standards seem like pretty good ones, even though the movie itself somewhat feels and looks like a low budget production.

The movie makes a choice not to only follow the team that is called in to hunt down the alien but also shows things from the perspective of the alien herself. She's constantly learning things, which she uses to adapt and blend in and to eventually get what she wants. This approach gives "Species" a nice extra dimension. It's like "The Day the Earth Stood Still", only with a not so friendly alien.

The movie also has an amazing cast with actors such as Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker and Michelle Williams involved. Whenever I hear the name- or a thinking of Ben Kingsley, I'm not thinking about "Schindler's List" or "Ghandi" but I'm thinking about "Species". I don't now, I just find it to be a very amusing role by him, despite the fact that he plays his character totally death serious.

I love this movie!

8/10

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