By EW Staff
Updated December 15, 1995 at 05:00 AM EST

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In the sci-fi-horror hybrid Species (1995, MGM/UA) the half-alien femme fatale Sil (Natasha Henstridge) is a real quick learner. Without much help from anyone, she figures out how to drive a car and even how to give herself a makeover. The only thing that she fails to learn, it seems, is how to do her own stunts.

During a high-speed chase 75 minutes into the movie, Sil leaps out of her car as it races down a hillside toward an explosive collision. Slowed down, however, the shot of Henstridge exiting the vehicle reveals a stuntman at the steering wheel pushing what looks like a dummy out the door. Evidently, even extraterrestrial killers know when to delegate. —George Mannes

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