"Species" (also known as "Specie mortale") is an Action/Horror/Science Fiction/Thriller film directed by Roger Donaldson, released on July 07 of 1995 in the USA . Ben Kingsley is starring, alongside Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker, Marg Helgenberger and Natasha Henstridge.
Two decades ago scientists sent a message to space... This... is the reply.
Who is the director of "Species":
Species was directed by Roger Donaldson, an Australian director, producer, and writer.
Before directing Species, Roger Donaldson had directed The Getaway, released in 1994, White Sands (1992), Cadillac Man (1990), Cocktail (1988), No Way Out (1987), and Marie (1985). Since, he directed Dante's Peak, released in 1997, The Recruit (2003), The Bank Job (2008), Seeking Justice (2011), The November Man (2014).
What was the release date of "Species":
Species was initally released in the United States on Friday, July 07, 1995. Another film released on Friday, July 07, 1995 is First Knight (dir. Jerry Zucker). This was twenty-four (24) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, September 29, 1995 in the United Kingdom; Monday, November 27, 1995 in France; Thursday, November 09, 1995 in Germany; Friday, February 02, 1996 in Italy; Monday, October 16, 1995 in Spain and on Thursday, August 03, 1995 in Australia.
What is the cast of "Species":
At the casting of Species we find Ben Kingsley, previously seen in Death and the Maiden (1994) and Schindler's List (1993); Michael Madsen (Blue Tiger (1994), The Getaway (1994)); Alfred Molina (Dead Man (1995), The Perez Family (1995)) [ more... ]
- Natasha Henstridge and Michael Madsen, Marg Helgenberger also worked together in Species II, released in 1998.
- Alfred Molina and Marg Helgenberger can also be seen in Wonder Woman, released in 2009.
- Michelle Williams and Natasha Henstridge can be seen in Deception, released in 2008.
- Herta Ware and David Jensen also worked together in Promised Land, released in 1987.
What is the Storyline of "Species":
During the SETI program, Earth's scientists send out transmissions (shown to be the Arecibo message) with information about Earth and its inhabitants, DNA structure, etc., in hopes of finding life beyond Earth. They then receive transmissions from an alien source on how to create endless fuel effortlessly. Therefore, the scientists assume that this is a friendly alien species. From a second alien transmission, the scientists receive information about an alien DNA along with instructions on how to splice it [...]
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