Sign in. Watch now. As her species decays succumbing to infections and illnesses, an alien seductress immunologically stronger becomes the only hope for them to live on.
The opening scene of this sequel sets everything up as we watch this Mars crew leave the red planet and return home after their successful mission. The movie focuses on Commander Patrick Ross Justin Lazard who comes in contact with the mysterious goo during their trip home and it ends up infecting and mutating him into this new half-breed that is in constant heat and always on the prowl for the ladies. All this guy has on his mind is reproducing.
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I'm old enough to have seen the first one at the cinema, but just watched the sequel on Netflix and it's staggeringly awful. I mean, they obviously spent money on it, but everything about it is so inept it's astonishing. Across the board, everyone is hamming it up big style. I don't think I'd ever have thought I'd watch a film where Michael Madsen was one of the best actors in it.
You can read our review of the first movie right here. Natasha Henstridge returns but not as the alien Sil seeing as she was killed at the end of the first film. Also returning to reprise their roles are Michael Madsen and Marg Helgenberger.
Species III is a science fiction film. Natasha Henstridgewho was contracted to a trilogy commencing with the first Species filmbriefly reprises the role of Eve in the opening scene. Its American broadcast premiere was on the Sci Fi Channel.
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And I thought to myself how easy it would be to destroy all that God has created. I think as we look to the future, our greatest mission might be right here at home. Patrick Ross is the main antagonist of Species II. He was an astronaut who was infected with alien DNA from collected soil samples taken from Mars.
NB: this article contains some saucy language and imagery that may be considered not safe for work. Director Jonathan Glazer's Under The Skin took a B-movie concept - that of the female alien seductress - and turned it into an arthouse masterpiece starring Scarlett Johansson. At the time of release, your humble writer went to a local cinema to watch Species with a group of friends, purely on the basis that it featured some creature designs by Swiss artist HR Giger - most commonly noted for his work on the classic Alien.
Usually, sequels try to play it safe and get as close to remaking the original film as they can. However, every now and then sequels go completely haywire and deliver a bizarre experience that acts like a funhouse mirror reflection of its source film. Species II is the latter kind of sequel. The results live up to that cult rep, and then some.