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The X Files

121 min
Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller
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Rob Bowman
6 wins & 8 nominations
Country: USA
Release Date: 1998-06-19
Filming Locations: 380 South San Rafael Avenue, Pasadena, California, USA
Budget: $66,000,000
Opening Weekend: $30,138,758 (USA) (21 June 1998)
Gross: $83,892,374 (USA) (11 October 1998)
David Duchovny
Agent Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson
Agent Dana Scully
John Neville
The Well-Manicured Man
William B. Davis
The Cigarette-Smoking Man
Martin Landau
Mitch Pileggi
Assistant Director Walter Skinner
Jeffrey DeMunn
Blythe Danner
Terry O'Quinn
Armin Mueller-Stahl
Lucas Black
Christopher Fennell
2nd Boy (as Chris Fennell)
Cody Newton
3rd Boy
Blake Stokes
4th Boy
Dean Haglund
Bruce Harwood
Tom Braidwood
Don S. Williams
Group Elder
George Murdock
2nd Elder
Michael Shamus Wiles
Black-Haired Man
Darrell Davis
Primitive #1
Carrick O'Quinn
Primitive #2
Tom Woodruff Jr.
Creature #1
Greg Ballora
Creature #2 (as Gregory B. Ballora)
Ted King
FBI Agent on Roof (as T.W. King)
Luis Beckford
FBI Agent
Gary Grubbs
Fire Captain Cooles
Steven M. Gagnon
Last Agent Out
Larry Joshua
DC Cop (as Lawrence Joshua)
Glendon Rich
DC Cop #2
Gunther Jenson
Security Guard (as Gunther Jensen)
Scott Alan Smith
Technician (as Scott Smith)
Ian Ruskin
Well-Manicured Man's Valet
Paul Welterlen
Control Room Operator
Joel Traywick
Young Naval Guard
Milton Johns
British Valet
Paul Tuerpe
1st Paramedic (as Paul Tuerpé)
Michael Krawic
2nd Paramedic (as Michael A. Krawic)
Larry Rippenkroeger
Towncar Driver
Josh McLaglen
Buzz Mihoe
Randy Hall
Windbreakered Agent
T.C. Badalato
Amine Zary
David Paris
Pilot (as David W. Paris)
Vanessa Morley
Young Samantha Mulder
Darrell Britt
Texas Businessman (uncredited)
Fuad C'Amanero
FBI Agent (uncredited)
Maxine English
Dead Wife in Trunk (uncredited)
Gilley Grey
Firefighter #2 (uncredited)
Glenne Headly
Barmaid (uncredited)
Anthony Sandstrom
Special skills extra (uncredited)
Mitch Toles
Security Guard #2 (uncredited)
Marcus Turner
Young Fox Mulder
Did you know?
In the chronology of the series, the movie takes place between the fifth season finale, episode #5.20 "The End" (with the CSM torching Mulder's office) and the sixth season premiere episode #6.1 "The Beginning" (which deals with the gestating-breed of aliens in the movie).
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The scene in which Scully and Mulder are chased through a cornfield by helicopters is a reference to the famous "crop duster" scene in North by Northwest (1959). Martin Landau was in both movies.
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Shot in 10 weeks during the hiatus between seasons 4 and 5 of the show.
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The film opens in prehistoric times, 35,000 B.C., in North Texas . A Neanderthal man stumbles upon what appears to be a large, primal, vicious alien in a cave. Neanderthals' habitat ranged from Western Europe to the Middle East. No Neanderthal has ever set foot in North America as far as the fossil record is concerned.
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At the railroad tracks, the car has its parking lights on as Mulder and Scully stand outside, watching the train pass. In the next shot, the headlights are on.
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The bees have been raised using a corn field in the middle of the desert. Bees do not pollenate/feed on grasses and so cannot have fed on the corn.
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Special Agent Fox Mulder: [looking at a vile of serum with a syringe] What's this?
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Cigarette Smoking Man: Everybody down below! We may have a security breach! If you're not armed, arm yourselves!
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Assistant Director Walter Skinner: Agent Mulder, you and I both know that if it looks bad, it's bad for the FBI. Blame has to be assigned somewhere.
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Where does the movie fit in the series?
Between seasons 5 and 6.
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Photos from cast
Jason Beghe Steve Rankin
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