The X-Files: I Want to Believe (The X Files 2)

2008

The X-Files: I Want to Believe (The X Files 2)

Critics Consensus

The chemistry between leads David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson do live up to The X-Files' televised legacy, but the roving plot and droning routines make it hard to identify just what we're meant to believe in.

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David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson reprise their roles as Fox Mulder and Dana Scully with this long-delayed big-screen continuation that revives the series six years after it headed off the air in 2002. Creator Chris Carter returns to direct, co-writing the script with series veteran Frank Spotnitz for 20th Century Fox. Billy Connolly, Amanda Peet and rapper Xzibit co-star in the stand-alone sequel.

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Cast

David Duchovny
as Fox Mulder
Gillian Anderson
as Dana Scully
Amanda Peet
as Dakota Whitney
Billy Connolly
as Father Joseph Crissman
Callum Keith Rennie
as Janke Dacyshyn
Adam Godley
as Father Ybarra
Fagin Woodcock
as Franz Tomczeszyn
Carrie Ruscheinsky
as Margaret Fearon
Alex Diakun
as Gaunt Man
Nicki Lynn Aycox
as Second Victim
Spencer Maybee
as Blair Fearon
Xzibit
as Agent Mosley Drummy
Marco Niccoli
as Christian Fearon
Veronika Hadrava
as Female Assistant
Denis Krasnogolov
as Male Assistant
Patrick Keating
as Slight Man
Roger Horchow
as Elderly Gent
Stephen E. Miller
as Feed Store Propietor
Xantha Radley
as Monica Bannan
Lorena Gale
as On Screen Doctor
Donavon Stinson
as Suited Man
Dion Johnstone
as First Cop
Sarah-Jane Redmond
as Special Agent in Charge
Christina D'Alimonte
as Doctor's Colleague
Vanesa Tomasino
as Hallway Agent
Luvia Petersen
as O.R. Nurse
Babs Chula
as Surgeon
J.P. Finn
as Whispering Priest
Beth Siegler
as Anesthesiologist
Tom Charron
as Sheriff Horton
Brent C.S. O'Connor
as Tow Truck Driver
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