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Species II (1998)

R  |   |  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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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)  »

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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

EVE stands for Extraterrestrial Vulnerability Experiment. See more »

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Dr. Baker claims that the average temperature on Mars is -225F. This is more like Neptune. The actual average -22F with daytime summer temperatures reaching the near 50F. See more »

Quotes

[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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References Humanoids from the Deep (1980) See more »

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Oh my god is this thing BAD...
8 June 1999 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

A lot of people must have needed to make house payments, their names listed at the beginning of this film as a testament. Put another way, one could do a Jeff Foxworthyesque comedy bit called "Your career might be in trouble if..." and the answer is "You worked on Species II." I have never felt so embarrassed for a group of actors as I had watching these thespians run through painfully stupid dialogue. The script is so inept you have to wonder if it wasn't written by a committee - of middle schoolers. Except for the sex and violence. Or, more succinctly the sexual violence. The filmmakers have some definite problems with women. Unlike the first film, which this outing makes to look like "2001" by comparison, here we only see women being ripped bloodily apart, usually during sex. There are bad movies that are fun to watch and laugh at. This turd is not one of them.


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