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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 »

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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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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

When Colonel Burgess is ordered by the pentagon officer to "keep testing", he answers "Aye, aye, sir" as to responding to a naval order. In this situation, a correct response would be "Yes, sir." See more »

Quotes

Senator Judson Ross: Now, I'm going to give you a piece of advice, boy. You keep your dick in your pants and your eyes on the prize. Oh, I know what you've been doing. And, frankly, I don't give a damn.
Patrick Ross: Dad, but...
Senator Judson Ross: But I have seen too many young men, with promising careers, piss it all away on a piece of ass. Hell, boy, they idolize you. You're going to be President of the United States, someday.
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Alternate Versions

DVD release includes some deleted scenes. Three of them are just longer, alternate takes of scenes in the film: Patrick's sex encounter with the debutante and her sister; a longer dance scene in the strip club; a longer version of Patrick's attempt to slid his 'tongue' into Dr. Laura Baker's mouth. The fourth scene shows Patrick going into the apartment of a girl he picked up at a club: when he discovers that the girl is actually a transvestite, he kills her. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Robot Chicken: Immortal (2013) 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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A couple of hours of entertainment, no more no less
16 October 1998 | by mike-381See all my reviews

This was not a great movie. I mean for example, Even NASA (Never A Straight Answer) wouldn't make a six month one way voyage to Mars to spend less than two hours on the planet surface. The premise is hard to buy, but hey, it is science FICTION. The effects are not bad, and the acting is fair. There is a lot of gratuitous sex. Michael Marsden may be the bright spot in this average sci-fi flick. I wouldn't pay to see this in the theatre, but on video.... There are probably worse ways to spend an hour and forty-two minutes.


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