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Species II (1998)

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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.

Director:

Peter Medak

Writers:

Dennis Feldman (characters), Chris Brancato
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Madsen ... Press
Natasha Henstridge ... Eve
Marg Helgenberger ... Dr. Laura Baker
Mykelti Williamson ... Dennis Gamble
George Dzundza ... Colonel Carter Burgess Jr
James Cromwell ... Senator Judson Ross
Justin Lazard ... Patrick Ross
Myriam Cyr ... Anne Sampas
Sarah Wynter ... Melissa
Baxter Harris Baxter Harris ... Dr. Orinsky
Scott Morgan Scott Morgan ... Harry Sampas
Nancy La Scala ... Debutante
Raquel Gardner ... Debutante's Sister
Henderson Forsythe Henderson Forsythe ... Pentagon Personnel
Robert Hogan ... Pentagon Personnel
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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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Terror in the Flesh See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong sexuality, sci-fi violence/gore and language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

MGM

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Species 2: Offspring See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,274,008, 12 April 1998, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$19,165,560, 28 June 1998

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$7,600,000, 23 August 1998
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DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

EVE stands for Extraterrestrial Vulnerability Experiment. See more »

Goofs

When Eve is escaping her holding area, the female guard going for the alarm has her hair done in a ponytail. For obvious reasons, women in the military are required to have their hair in buns if it's over a certain length. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Herman Cromwell: I told them not to go! I told them - not to go!
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Alternate Versions

German DVD misses one of the deleted scenes due to its higher "Not under 18" rating. See more »

Connections

Followed by Species: The Awakening (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

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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Oh my god is this thing BAD...
8 June 1999 | by SwampfoxSee 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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