The X-Files: Fight the Future

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Year of Release: 1998

Genre: Science Fiction

Remake Of/Related To: The X-Files: I Want to Believe (sequel)

Directed By: Rob Bowman

Music By: Mark Snow

Starring: David Duchovny (as Fox Mulder), Gillian Anderson (as Dana Scully), Martin Landau (as Alvin Kurtzweil), Mitch Pileggi (as Walter Skinner), Blythe Danner (as Jana Cassidy), Armin Mueller-Stahl (as Conrad Strughold), Jeffrey DeMunn (as Ben Bronschweig), William B. Davis (as Cigarette-Smoking Man/Cancer Man), and John Neville (as Well-Manicured Man)

Basic Plot: Two FBI agents, one an investigator and one a scientist, become involved in uncovering a conspiracy that may point to government experiments on extraterrestrial life here on Earth.

Rating (Out of 4): 4

Pros: This is everything a fan of the television show it’s based off of could want: bigger budget, more epic in scale, and all of the actors and actresses from the series fully invested in their roles.

Cons: People unfamiliar with the show may be confused by certain plot points.

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