The Hidden II

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The Hidden II
Poster of the movie The Hidden II.jpg
British VHS Artwork
Directed by Seth Pinsker
Produced by Mark Ordesky
David Helpern
Michael L. Meltzer
Written by Jim Kouf (characters)
Seth Pinsker
Starring Raphael Sbarge
Kate Hodge
Jovin Montanaro
Music by David McHugh
Cinematography Bryan England
Edited by Christopher Cibelli
Distributed by New Line Cinema
Release date
  • September 6, 1993 (1993-09-06)
Running time
91 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Hidden II is the 1993 direct-to-video sequel to the 1987 film The Hidden.


The alien criminal from the first movie is dead, but he left a few eggs which are hatching now. It is explained that on the alien's homeworld, evolution took two parallel paths: half of their race became violent criminals who live only for pleasure (the squid-like alien form briefly glimpsed in the first film), and the other half evolved beyond their base desires and even physical bodies, becoming creatures of pure energy. The good alien (Lloyd Gallagher), who still inhabits Tom Beck’s body (played now by Michael Welden), has been waiting just in case this happened. Unfortunately, his presence in the body has taken a terrible toll on it, draining it of life energy. Additionally, relations with Beck’s daughter Juliet (Kate Hodge), now a cop herself, have deteriorated (possibly due to his bizarre behavior caused by the alien inhabiting his body). But when the killing starts again, both will need to work together - and with a new alien policeman (Raphael Sbarge), who comes to Earth to aid in the struggle - to stop the new generation of aliens.


The film was released direct to video in the United States by New Line Home Video in July 1994, though in Japan, it was released in September 1993, 10 months ahead of its U.S. release.

In 2005, New Line Home Entertainment released the film on DVD on a double feature release alongside the original The Hidden.

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