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Species II (1998)

 -  Action | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  10 April 1998 (USA)
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An astronaut gets infected with alien DNA during the first mission on Mars and runs amok on earth. Preston and Laura team up with a peaceful, genetically re-engineered Sil to track the monster down.

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Storyline

Mykelti Williamson and Justin Lazard are a pair of astronauts who make the first successful manned mission to Mars. Lazard's character gets infected by an alien and slowly begins to mutate. When they get back to Earth all he has on his mind is to have sex with Henstridge! Written by Anonymous

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Hope They Never MEET...Pray They Never MATE. See more »

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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for strong sexuality, sci-fi violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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10 April 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Species 2: Offspring  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£391,868 (UK) (4 September 1998)

Gross:

£831,695 (UK) (18 September 1998)
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Trivia

Edward Asner was going to play Dr. Herman Cromwell but dropped out. See more »

Goofs

In the nursery near the end, when Patrick's son extends the tentacles and rises to the ceiling, from the first view just behind of and slightly to the right of Patrick, the boy starts out several feet away from in front of Patrick, but when the view switches to overhead the boy is rising from a spot less than a foot from in front of Patrick, practically touching him. See more »

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[At a brothel, the scene of a grisly death]
Press Lenox: You get a look at the guy?
Seedy Motel Clerk: Hey, man, I don't pay attention to the Johns, alright? They come and they go.
[Starts laughing hysterically]
Seedy Motel Clerk: Heh heh, "They come and they go", get it?
Press Lenox: Yeah, hilarious.
[Press then sends the obnoxious wheelchair-bound clerk rolling down a nearby hill]
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Referenced in Dead Man's Curve (1998) See more »

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Carrera Rapido
Written by Noko, Ian Hoxley, Howard Gray (as Howard James Gray) and Trevor Gray (as Trevor Robert Gray)
Performed by Apollo 440 (as Apollo Four Forty)
Courtesy of 550 Music/Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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not as good as the first one
26 May 2005 | by (New Zealand) – See all my reviews

This movie definitely wasn't as good as the first one.

I thought the original was actually quite entertaining and had quite a good story.

This didn't have an as good story and some parts seemed silly.

I didn't like the fact that it was the male astronaut doing all the killing instead of Sil.

And that is was in Washington D.C instead of L.A.

But the action scenes still entertained me and the monsters were pretty cool.

I don't know how they got Michael Madsen and the now famous Marg Helenberger to do this sequel ( and I don't know they got Madsen to do the first one either) but there acting was good.

Overall I think was a reasonably entertaining movie but don't out of your way to see it.


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