Quatermass 2
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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 Brian Donlevy, repeating the role of Professor Quatermass. This time, the good professor must contend with a "meteor shower" which turns out to be a secret alien invasion. The extraterrestrials arrive on earth in rocklike vehicles, then take over the minds and nervous systems of earthlings, the better to go about their business undetected.… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 75%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"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."
‑ Variety Staff, Variety
"A masterful near-satire of Cold War paranoia and, arguably, the best of the Quatermass series."
‑ Ali Catterall, Film4
"Despite some clumsy moments that have not worn well, it remains one of the more bizarre and impressive of the early British horror pictures."
‑ , Time Out
"A wonderfully entertaining British science fiction story with Donlevy flinty as the single-minded Quartermass."
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
"This is one of the best science-fiction films ever to come from Britain."
‑ , TV Guide's Movie Guide
"Classic, top-drawer sci-fi"
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
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