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Species II (1998)

R  |   |  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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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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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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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  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

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

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

[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 »

Soundtracks

Don't Answer the Door
Written by James Johnson
Performed by B.B. King
Courtesy of MCA Records
Under license from Universal Music Special Markets
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don't bother
29 June 1999 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

Yup, it's a crapper. Species I was adequate, but this sequel is not. Bad acting, strained and disjointed, and not much for effects, except for the final several minutes where he and she mutate and do their thing. I'll put up with quite a bit in the interest of sci-fi, but this blows. I'm trying to think of something equally as bad, perhaps those Cyborg movies.


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