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

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

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

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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Flixster Audience Score: 58% Flixster User Reviews
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
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
Stella Dallas
excellent paranoid thriller aka enemy from space. professor quatermass discovers a mysterious 'area 51' in the english countryside. donlevy seems… More
Marcus Woolcott
Brilliant early sci-fi horror that many TV shows and films today owe a debt to.