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Xtro II: The Second Encounter (1990)

R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | 1 March 1991 (USA)
Military scientists discover an alternate dimension and, subsequently, aliens with an appetite for human flesh.

Director:

Harry Bromley Davenport (as Harry Bromley-Davenport)

Writers:

John A. Curtis (screenplay), Stephen Lister (screenplay) (as Steven Lister) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jan-Michael Vincent ... Dr. Ron Shepherd
Paul Koslo ... Dr. Alex Summerfield
Tara Buckman ... Dr. Julie Casserly
Jano Frandsen Jano Frandsen ... McShane
Nicholas Lea ... Baines
W.F. Wadden W.F. Wadden ... Jedburg
Rolf Reynolds Rolf Reynolds ... Zunoski
Nic Amoroso ... Mancini
Bob Wilde Bob Wilde ... Secretary Kenmore
Rachel Hayward ... Dr. Myers
Tracy Westerholm Tracy Westerholm ... Marshall
Gerry Nairn Gerry Nairn ... Ford
Nicola Crosbie Nicola Crosbie ... Medic Council
Michael Metcalfe Michael Metcalfe ... Dawson
Thom Schioler ... Hoffman
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Storyline

Scientists at a secret underground complex have found a way to travel to another dimension. Three dimension-travelers are the first to go through the gate - but are soon attacked by something that interrupts the communication with the control room. This horrible something uses the gate to travel back to the underground complex. Most of the staff are evacuated, except four heavily-armed soldiers and Dr. Casserly and Dr. Summerfield who just can't stand each other... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Part Alien. Part Predator. All Terror. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for sci-fi/horror violence and for language. | See all certifications »
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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 March 1991 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Xtro 2: The Second Encounter See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

This sequel has nothing to do the original Xtro (1982). This is because director Harry Bromley Davenport somehow retained the rights to the name Xtro but not the story rights. Needing money he enlisted writers to write a completely different film and only use the Xtro name to capitalize on the cult success of the original. See more »

Quotes

Zunoski: Dying's not so bad. We'll be back in a new body before you know it.
Dr. Julie Casserly: Yeah? Well, I just got this one in shape.
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Oh my god! How bad can it get!
7 June 2000 | by Sic CoyoteSee all my reviews

Now I think that I can appreciate a movie if it doesn't have brilliant sets brilliant actors or even a brilliant plot. But this film? No way! It was dull it was pointless it was a rip off of alien for the first part then Aliens for the second. Also it has absolutely nothing whatsoever to do with the first film Xtro, I am guessing they just called it Xtro II to try and get some people to buy it, and I am one of those people. The acting is awful the characters are lame the sets are not very complicated if you know what I mean, the special effects are not that special although the alien actually is passable as a fun monster if not a realistic one. Now this is full of cliches but where as Cyborg Cop seems to know it's using cliches and relishes in the fun this movie takes itself completely seriously, the only part where it started getting interesting was near the end but that was only getting upto a 2 or 3 on the excitometer. All in all a bad film, Paul Koslo was much better as the evil Russian counterpart in Robot Jox, here he is just plain wooden. I wouldn't recommend this movie to anyone except maybe if you put together a short five minute movie of the edited highlights. A waste of time. 2/10


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