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Species II (1998)

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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Eve
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Dennis Gamble
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Colonel Carter Burgess Jr
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Senator Judson Ross
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Anne Sampas
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Melissa
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Dr. Orinsky
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Harry Sampas
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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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Mating season begins... See more »


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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  »

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$7,274,008 (USA) (10 April 1998)

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$19,165,560 (USA) (26 June 1998)
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Though showing Eve in a black leather outfit on some of the posters and DVD-Covers, she never actually wears it in the film. See more »

Goofs

Four crew members including the camera operator are reflected on the nose of the gray kiddie helicopter as Patrick enters the supermarket. See more »

Quotes

Darlene: My God, it's you! Will you sign my Space Flakes box?
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Referenced in Hollow Man (2000) See more »

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Thinking of You
Written by Dwayne P. Wiggins (as Dwayne P. Higgins), Tim Riley and Raphael Saadiq
Performed by Tony! Toni! Toné!
Courtesy of Mercury Records
By Arrangement with Polygram Film & TV Music
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A sequel that lacks new ideas
8 February 2009 | by (Hamburg, Germany) – See all my reviews

Of course, killing the alien was no reason to stop the producers from making a sequel. The cliffhanger from the end of part one (a rat with alien DNA might spread it like a disease) was completely ignored though. Although we were told in the original movie, the alien DNA came from light years away, it is now found on Mars (just around the corner in astronomical terms), and astronauts take it home to Earth. Since there was a bit of gore and sex in the first movie, there is a lot more gore and sex in the second one, as if that could improve the quality in any way. We get a lot of cliché characters, from the corrupt senator to the uncompromising general, and the survivors of part one are treated carelessly by the screenplay: Helgenberger lends a willing hand to cruel experiments, Natasha Henstridge returns as the alien's latest clone, but during the whole first hour of the movie, she has nothing to do except sit around in a glass cage. Madsen just needs to run around armed and look cool - he understandably gives a lackluster performance. The sequel was definitely not as intelligent as the original and tries to hide the lack of ideas with gallons of blood. I voted 8/5/6/7 for the 4 parts of the series.


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