In 1995, Species stalked its way into cinemas. The sci-fi horror movie, starring Natasha Henstridge, followed the story of an extra-terrestrial-human hybrid named Sil, who escapes from Government confinement and goes on the run.

A team of scientists go in pursuit of Sil, but they struggle to contain her. Their objective is to capture her before she mates with a human, leading to a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Although the movie received a mixed response from critics, upon release Species was a box office success, which paved the way for a series of sequels. But how many Species movies are there in total?

For all the details and more, keep reading.

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The Species movies in order

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To date there are four entries in the Species movie series. The movies appear in the following order:

  • Species (1995)
  • Species II (1998)
  • Species III (2004)
  • Species: The Awakening (2007)
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Are all of the Species movies part of the same series?

All four movies are part of the same series, however, while parts one to three are all connected, Species: The Awakening is a standalone tale.

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Are the Species movies the work of the same director?

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The Species movies are the work of multiple directors. Roger Donaldson directed Species, Peter Medak directed Species II, Brad Turner directed Species III, and Nick Lyon directed Species: The Awakening.

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Who are the cast of the Species movies?

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Notable cast members in the Species movie series include Natasha Henstridge, Ben Kingsley, Michael Madsen, Alfred Molina, Forest Whitaker, Marg Helgenberger, James Cromwell, Richard Belzer, George Dzundza, Peter Boyle, Robin Dunne, Robert Knepper, Sunny Mabrey, Helena Mattsson, and Dominic Keating.

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