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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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There is life on Mars...and now it's here. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Did You Know?

Trivia

In the first film, Laura likened humanity to a galactic weed spreading throughout the galaxy, like The Day of the Triffids on Earth, as well as Invasion of the Body Snatchers or Quatermass which had tripodal Martians. See more »

Goofs

The crew holds radio conversations with Houston while in orbit around Mars. This is impossible: radio waves take several minutes to travel from Mars to Earth. See more »

Quotes

Press Lenox: Listen, pal, the last time I fought with that alien she-bitch, I almost got myself killed.
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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

Featured in From Sil To Eve (2016) See more »

Soundtracks

Carrera Rapido
Written by Noko, Ian Hoxley, Howard Gray (as Howard James Gray) and Trevor Gray (as Trevor Robert Gray)
Performed by Apollo 440 (as Apollo Four Forty)
Courtesy of 550 Music/Sony Music Entertainment (UK) Ltd.
By Arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Surprised it made the theaters
20 August 1999 | by Ross-45See all my reviews

I can't believe this made the big screen. This movie should have gone straight to tape, it is simply atrocious. Everything about this movie is bad; the acting (what little there is), the story (what little there is) and the special effects. The only thing it accomplishes is being a total gross-out. If you like steamy sex scenes to then see the woman get mutilated during childbirth, this movie is for you! Even if you only watched this movie to see Natasha H. get naked, you'll probably even be disappointed there! And the end where the aliens have sex is simply the stupidist I've seen. The special effects look like a cheap rip-off from Aliens and the way the male Species suffocates Eve with what looks like a phallic tentacle is beyond dumb.

I cannot recommend this movie to anyone.


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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

Gross USA:

$19,221,939

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$19,221,939
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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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