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PG-13| 2 hr. min.

Plot Summary
In a small Texas town, a mysterious black substance emanating from the remains of a prehistoric human engulfs a young boy and his rescuers. Later, FBI agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) are in Dallas to disarm a bomb set to detonate inside a federal facility. Unfortunately the bomb explodes -- leaving four inside dead. Mulder and Scully then receive a tip that the disaster was a government effort to cover-up an alien virus linked to the boy's death.

Cast: David Duchovny , Gillian Anderson , Martin Landau , Armin Mueller-Stahl , Blythe Danner , William B. Davis , John Neville , Mitch Pileggi

Director: Rob Bowman

Genres: Science fiction

The X-Files (1998)

Release Date: June 19th, 1998|2 hr. min.

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  • 75
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    Neither true believers nor newcomers to the phenomenon will be disappointed. show more

  • 50
    USA Today

    I entered the screening for The X-Files: Fight the Future with myriad questions... I left with disappointing answers. [19 June 1998, p. 7E] show more

  • 50
    Jami Bernard New York Daily News

    Truth is, it' not very good. show more

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