Quatermass 2
Quatermass 2 (1957)

Originally titled Quatermass II, Enemy from Space was the sequel to The Quatermass Xperiment (US title: The Creeping Unknown). Based on the British TV serial by Nigel Kneale (who reportedly disliked the finished product), the film stars… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: May 23, 2000
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Critic Score: 75% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Variety Staff
Variety

Val Guest's direction is as uncertain as script on which he collabs with Nigel Kneale [author of original story], with the result that all characters are stodgy.

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Ali Catterall
Film4

A masterful near-satire of Cold War paranoia and, arguably, the best of the Quatermass series.

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Time Out

Despite some clumsy moments that have not worn well, it remains one of the more bizarre and impressive of the early British horror pictures.

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Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

A wonderfully entertaining British science fiction story with Donlevy flinty as the single-minded Quartermass.

TV Guide's Movie Guide

This is one of the best science-fiction films ever to come from Britain.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Classic, top-drawer sci-fi

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Michael Gildea
Slightly better than The Quatermass Xperiment, Quatermass 2 is an almost completely different animal than its predecessor. Brian Donlevy is a less dickish… More
Stella Dallas
excellent paranoid thriller aka enemy from space. professor quatermass discovers a mysterious 'area 51' in the english countryside. donlevy seems… More
alan jay
One of the best early sci-fil efforts I have seen, this movie about an alien invasion was likely the blueprint for such films as "Invasion of the Body… More