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Arrival II (1998)

The Second Arrival (original title)
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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.

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Kevin Tenney (as Kevin S. Tenney)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Patrick Muldoon ... Jack Addison
Jane Sibbett ... Bridget Riordan
Michael Sarrazin ... Prof. Nelson Zarcoff
Catherine Blythe Catherine Blythe ... Sandra Wolf
Michael Scherer ... Wotan (as Mike Scherer)
Larry Day ... Burke
Steve Adams ... Dave Cyrus
Emidio Michetti Emidio Michetti ... Trevor Aguilar
Stéphane Blanchette Stéphane Blanchette ... Tom Billings
David Nerman ... Newspaper Editor
Noel Burton Noel Burton ... Convention Speaker
Mark Trafford Mark Trafford ... Bank Manager
Lisa Kagan Lisa Kagan ... Bank Teller
Karen Elkin ... Electronics Store Clerk
Sophie Léger Sophie Léger ... Desk Clerk
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Storyline

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 <tony.fontana@spacebbs.com>

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The Battle For Earth Has Begun See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 November 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Arrival 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Montréal, Québec, Canada

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Budget:

CAD 6,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

This film takes place two years after the first film. See more »

Goofs

At the end of the movie, the alien Burke (Larry Day) tells Jack Addision (Patrick Muldoon) "no one will believe you" while standing in front of a HUGE hole in the ground where a nuclear power plant had just imploded (significant proof of the "truth"). See more »

Connections

Follows The Arrival (1997) See more »

Soundtracks

Arrival II Score
Performed by Ned Bouhalassa
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Weak Dialog, Characters Make This Sequel A Loser
9 February 2007 | by ccthemovieman-1See all my reviews

I liked "The Arrival," but this is a weak sequel. Lead actor Charlie Sheen is gone from the first movie and all that's left, except for Michael Sarrazin, are no-name actors. Actually, Sarrazin hasn't been seen much of in recent years, either.

The movie does have some decent special effects and good good suspense, both of which make it fairly interesting and fast-moving. The problem is weak dialog and generally unlikeable characters, the worst being the obnoxious reporter played by Jane Sibbett. She was just downright annoying, ruining some of the enjoyment of watching this. Patrick Muldoon's character is a bit too sleazy, too. Cahterine Blythe was involved in some gratuitous sex scene, which accounts for the "R" rating.

For people who liked "The Arrival," many of them (me included) got stuck with this one added to that on the double-featured DVD.


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