PG-13 | | Comedy, Sci-Fi
A fire-fighting cadet, two college professors, and a geeky but sexy government scientist work against an alien organism that has been rapidly evolving since its arrival on Earth inside a meteor.
It's a plausible, and fun, fan theory that Ira may actually be Fox Mulder. Accordingly, this movie works as a plausible extended episode of The X Files (1993)
Despite all the warnings, she was smoking in bed, fell asleep. Bad move.
Wayne Grey: And the fire begins. Showtime!
Wayne Grey: Don't worry, ma'am, I'm here to save you!
Wayne Grey: Keep those people back! This is an emergency!
Wayne Grey: Don't you dare die on me! Breathe, dammit, breathe! She's...
(at around 26 mins) Generals wear stars centered on the epaulets and not by the shoulder seam.
The trio do an endorsement for the shampoo Head & Shoulders just before the end-credits.
The dialogue where Harry asks "Shouldn't we tell the government." to which Ira replies "No! I know these people." was shot both in the hallyway of the college and driving in the college parking lot. The hallyway scene was used in the final film.
$13,408,351 (USA) (10 June 2001)
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