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The Fly II (1989)

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The almost-human son of "Brundlefly" searches for a cure to his mutated genes while being monitored by a nefarious corporation that wishes to continue his father's experiments.

Director:

Chris Walas

Writers:

Mick Garris (screenplay), Jim Wheat (screenplay) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Stoltz ... Martin Brundle
Daphne Zuniga ... Beth Logan
Lee Richardson ... Anton Bartok
John Getz ... Stathis Borans
Frank C. Turner ... Dr. Shepard (as Frank Turner)
Ann Marie Lee Ann Marie Lee ... Dr. Jainway
Garry Chalk ... Scorby (as Gary Chalk)
Saffron Henderson ... Veronica Quaife
Harley Cross ... 10 year old Martin
Matthew Moore Matthew Moore ... 4 year old Martin
Rob Roy Rob Roy ... Wiley
Andrew Rhodes Andrew Rhodes ... Hargis
Pat Bermel ... Mackenzie
William S. Taylor ... Dr. Trimble (as William Taylor)
Jerry Wasserman ... Simms
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Storyline

Seth Brundle was a renowned scientist whose warped experiments with teleportation transformed him into a man/fly hybrid called BrundleFly. A few months after the BrundleFly insect met its demise by his lover's, Veronica, shotgun, she dies while giving birth to their son, Martin. Seth's corrupt employer, Bartok, adopts Martin, only so Martin can solve the new problems that the still-functioning TelePods present and to use him as a science project because of the dormant insect genes. Martin is now fully grown, even though he is five, and the fly genes begin to awaken and make him just like dear, dead dad. With the help of his girlfriend, Beth, they go to wherever they can find a possible cure before Bartok finds them and brings them back, but not before Martin finishes his transformation into MartinFly, the deadliest of the BrundleFly species. Written by Will

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Be Afraid, Be Very, Very Afraid. See more »

Genres:

Horror | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 1989 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Fly 2 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,751,371, 12 February 1989

Gross USA:

$20,021,322

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$38,903,179
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Brooksfilms See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Steven-Charles Jaffe and Chris Walas were unsure about Daphne Zuniga in the role of Beth Logan, because they had not seen any of her work. But, when the actress came in and read the part, Jaffe and Walas thought she was fantastic and she was cast. See more »

Goofs

When Martin leaps through the glass in Bay 17 in the film's climax. Beth doesn't scream and freak out over Martin's hideous and terrifying new form and is calm. Although she knows Martinfly is Martin because of the security guard reporting Martin's location to Bartok on the radio, surely Beth would really scream in horror and freak out over Martinfly. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Veronica Quaife (on videotape): Oh, my God! There's something wrong! I can feel it!
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Crazy Credits

In the end credits for The Fly (1986), CWI effects artist Guy Hudson used the pseudonym "Sir Guy of Hudson". For The Fly II (1989)'s credits, a "II" was added to the same pseudonym. See more »

Alternate Versions

A scene of Martin being heckled by children and vomiting corrosive enzymes on the windshield their car in response (during a stop for fast food on the way to Stathis Borans' home). The kids are little league players. They're terrified as the vomit creates a huge hole in the car. The little league coach angrily throws the food for the kids down in anger. This scene was filmed but deleted. See more »

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Deep Inside Your Love
Produced by WALL STREET
Written by MARK KELLER
Performed by WALL STREET
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10 of 10 !
26 June 2003 | by nana18_3See all my reviews

This is a real sequel ! I watched this movie in 1993 on a sunday night and I really enjoyed!The leading couple (Eric Stoltz and the always beautifull Daphne Zuniga) is very atractive. I love the twist in the end cause I thought that the fly would die just like the first part of this movie. Of course I have a copy of this film that I keep very carefully. I must say that the bad comments right here don´t bother me because I know that the people are very jelous with the first part of The Fly and I don´t blame them.But this film is a jewell if you compare it with the trash that is made in this days.


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