Arrival II (1998)
"The Second Arrival" (original title)

R  |   |  Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi  |  6 November 1998 (USA)
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A computer hacker (Patrick Muldoon) learns of the plot of the backwards-kneed aliens to take over the Earth using their shape-shifting talents.


(as Kevin S. Tenney)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Catherine Blythe ...
Wotan (as Mike Scherer)
Emidio Michetti ...
Stéphane Blanchette ...
Noel Burton ...
Mark Trafford ...
Lisa Kagan ...
Sophie Léger ...


After Zane Ziminski is found dead five people received envelopes with details of an alien invasion. This group of five includes 3 scientists, Zane's brother Jack, and a reporter. Quickly, the group is down to three and then Jack and Bridget, the reporter. With a small piece of alien technology, they must escape from the aliens, who take human form, and try to convince others of the existence of aliens. Written by Tony Fontana <>

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Stop Watching The Skies... Start Watching Your Back. The Secret Is Out. See more »

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Rated R for a scene of sexuality and nudity | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

6 November 1998 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Arrival 2  »

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CAD 6,000,000 (estimated)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


David Twohy, director and writer of the first Arrival, was given no credit for this sequel. See more »


When a stool is thrown through a glass door, you can see the glass shatter before the stool gets anywhere near the door. See more »


Follows The Arrival (1996) See more »


Arrival II Score
Performed by Ned Bouhalassa
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31 March 2001 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This movie pales in comparison to the first Arrival, which pleasantly surprised me the first time I saw it. This garbage, Second Arrival, was not even barely believable and should never have been made. What makes actors and actresses read such bad movie scripts and say to themselves, "Yeah! That's the kind of movie I wanna make--a real crappy one! That'll boost my resume!" Don't waste your time watching this tripe.

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