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* StatuesqueStunner: Part of why Natasha Henstridge was cast involved her 5' 9½" (1,77 m) frame making her more alien-esque. Sunny Mabrey and Helena Mattsson, both 5' 8" (1,73 m), also fit.

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* StatuesqueStunner: Part of why Natasha Henstridge was cast involved her 5' 9½" (1,77 m) frame making her more alien-esque. Sunny Mabrey and Helena Mattsson, both 5' 8" (1,73 m), also fit.fit
* UnevenHybrid: Sil and her ilk are the result of mixing the DNA of a non-terrestrial lifeform with human, making them {{Half Human Hybrid}}s. They are driven to procreate with humans in an attempt to outbreed them, but this actually creates quarter-alien offspring who are sterile.


* EyeScream: A doctor gets [[ConspicuousCG Miranda's tongue]] through the back of her head and out the eye.

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* EyeScream: A doctor gets [[ConspicuousCG Miranda's tongue]] tongue through the back of her head and out the eye.


* XenoNucleicAcid: Since the [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arecibo_message Arecibo message]] contained info on DNA, the aliens responde with their genetic basis and how it could combined with the human one. The result are those sexy yet lethal hybrids.



* MistakenFromBehind: Preston believes he spotted Sil at a bar, but when he approaches the blonde girl and she turns around, it is somebody else completely. Watch the scene [[https://youtu.be/y6Om0b0pttM here]].

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* MistakenFromBehind: Preston believes he spotted Sil at a bar, but when he approaches the blonde girl and [[https://youtu.be/y6Om0b0pttM she turns around, it is somebody else completely. Watch the scene [[https://youtu.be/y6Om0b0pttM here]].completely.]]



* NeglectfulPrecursors: It's not clear what the aliens wanted humans to do with their DNA, but either way giving it (and instructions on how to combine it with ours) was at best poorly thought out, if not downright malicious. The film seems to indicate that it was actually a malicious plan (one of the characters speculates that Sil is an ideal biological weapon if some alien race decided that humanity was a weed in need of plucking), while the role-playing game supplement suggests the aliens thought it was [[ForScience really interesting]] (and more than [[ItAmusedMe a little amusing]]) watching humans blunder around with biotech beyond their understanding and seeing how we responded to it.

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* NeglectfulPrecursors: It's not clear what the aliens wanted humans to do with their DNA, but either way giving it (and instructions on how to combine it with ours) was at best poorly thought out, if not downright malicious. The film seems to indicate that it was actually [[AbusivePrecursors a malicious plan plan]] (one of the characters speculates that Sil is an ideal biological weapon if some alien race decided that humanity was a weed in need of plucking), while the role-playing game supplement suggests the aliens thought it was [[ForScience really interesting]] (and more than [[ItAmusedMe a little amusing]]) watching humans blunder around with biotech beyond their understanding and seeing how we responded to it.


* DrJerk: Fitch. Particularly halfway through the lab scene citing quarantine protocol (like [[Franchise/{{Alien}} Ripley]], but unsuccessful) and the [[spoiler: sewer confrontation towards Dan.]]

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* DrJerk: Fitch. Particularly halfway through the [[ObstructiveBureaucrat lab scene citing quarantine protocol protocol]] (like [[Franchise/{{Alien}} Ripley]], but unsuccessful) and the [[spoiler: sewer confrontation towards Dan.]]


* DecoyProtagonist: Fitch was mostly a MadScientist DrJerk VillainProtagonist who strings along the audience as he pursues his rogue creation, [[spoiler:then he gets offed while separated in sewers before Press, who is the true protagonist, manages to kill the creature]].

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* DecoyProtagonist: Fitch was mostly a MadScientist DrJerk VillainProtagonist played by the highly regarded Creator/BenKingsley who strings along the audience as he pursues his rogue creation, [[spoiler:then he gets offed while separated in sewers before Press, who is the true protagonist, manages to kill the creature]].

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* DecoyProtagonist: Fitch was mostly a MadScientist DrJerk VillainProtagonist who strings along the audience as he pursues his rogue creation, [[spoiler:then he gets offed while separated in sewers before Press, who is the true protagonist, manages to kill the creature]].

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* HornyDevils: The mating alien antagonists are basically the [[RecycledInSpace science fiction alien take on the succubus and incubus legends]].


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* RecycledInSpace: If the succubus and incubus were aliens instead of demons.


* AnkleDrag: Perhaps as an homage to ''Film/{{Aliens}}'', Sil grabs Laura's ankle at the end before being tossed back into the fire pit.

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* AnkleDrag: Perhaps as an homage to ''Film/{{Aliens}}'', Sil grabs Laura's Dan's ankle at the end before being tossed back into the fire pit.



** What leads to [[spoiler: Dr. Arden's death.]]



* YouCanLeaveYourHatOn: Shortly after [[spoiler: killing a drunken female competitor]], Sil slowly strips off her pink sweater and then tosses it to the former male suitor to keep before moving on to the next potential suitor.

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* YouCanLeaveYourHatOn: Shortly after [[spoiler: killing a drunken female competitor]], Sil slowly strips off her pink sweater and then tosses it to the former male suitor to keep before moving on to the next potential suitor.


* DrJerk: Fitch. Particularly halfway through the lab scene citing quarantine protocol (like [[Franchise/{{Alien}} Ripley]], but unsuccessful) and the [[spoiler: sewer confrontation towards Dan.]]



* {{Jerkass}}: Fitch. Particularly halfway through the lab scene citing quarantine protocol (like [[Franchise/{{Alien}} Ripley]], but unsuccessful) and the [[spoiler: sewer confrontation towards Dan.]]


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* MadScientist: Fitch, considering he was the one who created a deadly living alien weapon and then act like some sort of DrJerk throughout most of the movie.


* BigEater: As a child, Sil devours a lot of whatever food she could find on the train ride. Could be that her big appetite is a result from her body storing a bunch of calories in its preparation for her metamorphosis transformation via cocoon later that night.

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* BigEater: As a child, Sil devours a lot of whatever food she could find on the train ride. Could be that her big appetite is a result from of her body storing a bunch of calories in its preparation for her metamorphosis transformation via cocoon later that night.

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* BigEater: As a child, Sil devours a lot of whatever food she could find on the train ride. Could be that her big appetite is a result from her body storing a bunch of calories in its preparation for her metamorphosis transformation via cocoon later that night.


* DistractedByTheSexy: An near-fatal example [[spoiler: in which a male bicyclist sees Sil walking down the street and whistles at her, not seeing in his direction that a car is coming right at him and is nearly hit. Sil, however, getd struck by the hit-and-run driver and then rushed to the hospital by the horrified pedestrians watching.]]

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* DistractedByTheSexy: An near-fatal example [[spoiler: in which a male bicyclist sees Sil walking down the street and whistles at her, not seeing in his direction that a car is coming right at him and is nearly hit. Sil, however, getd gets struck by the hit-and-run driver and then rushed to the hospital by the horrified pedestrians watching.]]


* AmbiguouslyEvil: It's left unclear if Sil's killing ways are a consequence of being brought up in a laboratory without knowledge of morals or a built-in trait of her genome. The alien civilization that enabled her creation in Earth also counts as ambiguous in their intentions (see Neglectful Precursors below).



* AmbiguouslyEvil: It's left unclear if Sil's killing ways are a consequence of being brought up in a laboratory without knowledge of morals or a built-in trait of her genome. The alien civilization that enabled her creation in Earth also counts as ambiguous in their intentions (see Neglectful Precursors below).


[[caption-width-right:215:Remind us again why [[AlienInvasion this]] is bad.]]

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[[caption-width-right:215:Remind [[caption-width-right:215:[[DistractedByTheSexy Remind us again why why]] [[AlienInvasion this]] this is bad.]]
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* BarrierBustingBlow: Sil punches through a bathroom stall to rip out a woman's spine.

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* BarrierBustingBlow: Sil punches through a bathroom stall to rip out a woman's spine. She also manages to break through [[spoiler: an entire fire door when Preston and Laura attempt to track her below the hotel.]]



* DyeOrDie: Sil colors her hair black and cuts it short late in the movie [[spoiler: after faking her death, see the next two entries]] to hide from the researchers hunting her. Only Dan had some idea to see through that, [[spoiler: after he somehow watched the same hair dye commercial on the TV that Sil watched.]]

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* DyeOrDie: Sil colors her hair black and cuts it short late in the movie [[spoiler: after faking her death, see the next two entries]] death]] to hide from the researchers hunting her. Only Dan had some idea to see through that, [[spoiler: after he somehow watched the same hair dye commercial on the TV that Sil watched.]]



* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Fitch]] in the first film, given how he had instigated the events to start with.

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* KarmicDeath: [[spoiler: Fitch]] in the first film, Fitch]], given how he had instigated the events to start with.

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