Synopsis: In 1993, the Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence Project receives a transmission detailing an alien DNA structure, along with instructions on how to splice it with human DNA. The result is Sil, a sensual but deadly creature who can change from a beautiful woman to an armour-plated killing machine in the blink of an eye. Government agent Xavier Fitch assembles a team of scientists and mercenaries to locate and destroy Sil before she manages to find a mate and breed.
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Director(s): Roger Donaldson
Production: MGM Home Entertainment
  3 wins & 6 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
108 min

I'm sorry.

I'm sorry?

Sir, she's breaking out!

What are we looking for?

She jumped over the fence!

A couple of trains came through here

about the time she escaped.

Do you think she could have

gotten this far in that time?

Is she that fast?

She is that fast.

And this too.

- $3. 10.

- Three dollars and ten cents?

- Your change.

- Thank you.

Can I help you?

The total is $ 17.95.

Here's your card.

Are you gonna buy those?

Have a nice trip.

It's brown tweed bag, like a duffel.

Do you see it anywhere?

- Sir, it's not here.

- The porter said he put it on the cart.

This is the cart.

There's no bag here.

Government authorities said it was

the largest earthquake to strike...

He's riding Greased Lightning.

That was Shorty Kincaid.

Enjoy the view.

Excuse me.

We shouldn 't be seen together.

Father hasn 't been dead long.

Do you think Arlen suspects?

No. It's not too soon

for us to be together.


Are you traveling by yourself?

You're 12?

Someone meeting you

in Los Angeles?

We'll say you're 11.

Then you only pay half price.

Our little girl did this?

She's not a little girl.

DNA typing and material found in

those wounds proves it was her.

She could be anywhere. Chicago,

Las Vegas, Los Angeles, anywhere.

We should stop the trains.

And have the railroad and police

ask questions we can't answer?

We'll put key personnel at

every stop along these lines.

I want a team to track her.

Hunt her down.

- Good morning, Jill.

- Hello.

- Thanks for taking care of my cat.

- We'll take good care of him.

I won't be gone very long.

Take care.


Are you still having problems

with the people at work?

They point their finger

at me saying...

...I'm the weird one,

I'm the strange one.

Why? Because I have feelings?

Because I feel?

There's someone at the door.

I won't answer that. Whoever it is

can come back at the end of the hour.

That's for me.

Sorry to interrupt.

We need your help, Dan.

I know.

Gotta go.

Mr. Fitch will be with you all

in just a moment.


I guess we all must be here

for the same reason...

...whatever that is.

I'm Dan Smithson...

...and I don't know why

I'm here either.

But they said they needed me and

it was important, so I came.

What do you do, Dan?

I'm an empath.

Sometimes they show me awful things

people have done.

I try to tell them why they did it.

What qualifies you for that?

I feel things deeply, that's all.

What am I feeling now?

You wanna believe that

nothing affects you...

...that you're not afraid of anything.

But you're curious...

...just like the rest of us.

Stephen Arden.

Harvard Anthropology Department.

Expert at cross-cultural behavior.

Laura Baker. Hi. Molecular biologist.

And who are you,

and what do you do?

Preston Lennox.

And if I'm here...

...the sh*t has hit the fan.

What exactly is your area

of specialty, Mr. Lennox?

I'm a freelance solution to

our government's problems.

What exactly might they be?

The kind people don't usually

like to talk about.

You hunt people, don't you?

I guess so.

You in here? It's a little late for TV.

You in here, honey?

Good evening, I'm Xavier Fitch.

I'm in charge of this operation.

Would you sit a little closer, please?

In November of 1974...

...a small group from S.E.T. I...

...S- E-T-I, Search for

Extraterrestrial Intelligence...

...used radio dishes at Arecibo...

...to send a message to whoever

was listening.

They sent a quarter of a kilobyte...

...including structure

of human DNA...

...a map of our solar system...

...population of the Earth.

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Dennis Feldman

Dennis Jeffrey Feldman (born 1946) is a North American screenwriter, photographer, film producer and director. more…

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