Like this page? Click here:
Previous Title - The Wright Brothers Return to Full Title List Next Title - X-Men

The X-Files: Fight The Future [1998] (1 disc)

Director:Rob Bowman
Writer:Chris Carter
Frank Spotnitz
Composer:Mark Snow
Length:122 minutes
(2 hours 2 minutes)
MPAA Rating:PG-13
Suggested Event Use:Friday 13
Sorting Category:SciFi
Sorting Tub:India
IMDB Rating:6.7/10
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:66%
Amazon Rating:4.5/5 stars
User rating sites like above
are subject to change
Google Videos
  • Action
  • Drama
  • Sci-Fi
  • Mystery
  • Suspense / Horror
Available Formats:
HD DVDBlu-ray
3D Blu-rayDigital
There is a RiffTrax Presents file for this title

Synopsis: Mulder has been getting antsy since the X Files were closed. Now something may be blowing them wide open again.

Reaction: Well made and very exciting. It'll make you scared to stand in your back yard oil pool.

Personal Rating: 10/10

Rob Bowman => Director
Chris Carter => Writer
Frank Spotnitz => Writer
Mark Snow => Composer
Armin Mueller-Stahl => Conrad Strughold
Blake Stokes => Boy #4
Blythe Danner => Jana Cassidy
Bruce Harwood => John Fitzgerald Byers
Christopher Fennell => Boy #2 (as Chris Fennell)
Cody Newton => Boy #3
David Duchovny => Special Agent Fox Mulder
Dean Haglund => Richard 'Ringo' Langly
Don S. Williams => First Elder
George Murdock => Second Elder
Gillian Anderson => Special Agent Dana Scully
Jeffrey DeMunn => Ben Bronschweig, M.D. (as Jeffrey De Munn)
John Neville => The Well-Manicured Man
Lucas Black => Stevie
Martin Landau => Alvin Kurtzweil, MD
Michael Shamus Wiles => Black-Haired Man
Mitch Pileggi => Assistant Director Walter Skinner
Terry O'Quinn => Darius Michaud
Tom Braidwood => Melvin Frohike
William B. Davis => Cigarette Smoking Man / CGB Spender

Random Trivia For This Title:

  • 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 #5.1, {The Beginning}, (with deals with the gestating-breed of aliens in the movie).
  • The final scene takes place in Foum Tatouine, which is an actual place, used for filming the scenes on the planet Tatooine in Star Wars and Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi.
  • After consuming much alcohol and finding the bar's bathroom locked, Mulder relieves himself on a movie poster for Independence Day. A line in Independence Day, spoken just after the first shot of the cable station, is "Yeah, I love [X-Files] too. I hardly get to see it."