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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.

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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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Mating season begins... See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

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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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Two alternate comic book continuations to the first movie were published - the one-shot special "Species: Offspring" by Avatar Press, featuring Sil herself, and "Species: Human Race" by Dark Horse Comics, featuring Kal, a male alien like Patrick. See more »

Goofs

Once they complete their mission to Mars, the astronauts receive a video message from the U.S. President. Later on in the film, when Colonel Carter Burgess Jr. reveals to Senator Judson Ross that Patrick Ross is involved in series of murders, a picture of the actual U.S. President at the time (Bill Clinton) can be seen hanging from the wall in the office. Several months have passed between the Presidents Video message and Colonel Carter Burgess visit to Senator Judson Ross. (Round trip to mars was 18 months.) Enough time for a presidential election to have take place See more »

Quotes

Dr. Laura Baker: If he's reproducing, we've got potential offspring.
Press Lenox: I think it's pretty safe to assume that he's banging cocktail waitresses two at a time.
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Alternate Versions

The Species Triology Special Edition DVD Box Set contains:
  • Species II in a Explicit Unrated Version not shown in theaters.
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Connections

Featured in From Sil To Eve (2016) 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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User Reviews

Just plain horrible
27 October 2001 | by MaddMaxx000See all my reviews

Part one was one of the the best scifi movies that I have ever seen. But part 2 was definitely one of the worst. I don't know what the MGM was thinking, didn't they read the script? Didn't they predict how horrible it was gonna be? A lot of the acting was bad, the dialogue was terrible, it was only an excuse to show lots of naked women (not that there is anything wrong with that, but for some movies it's not). I'm begging everyone who reads this before they see the movie, DON'T SEE IT, FOR THE LOVE OF GOD!!!


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