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Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992)

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In this sequel, a couple must use a portal through time to defeat evil.

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Anthony Hickox

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Zach Galligan ... Mark Loftmore
Monika Schnarre ... Sarah Brightman
Martin Kemp ... Baron Von Frankenstein
Bruce Campbell ... John Loftmore
Michael Des Barres ... George
Jim Metzler ... Roger
Sophie Ward ... Elenore
Marina Sirtis ... Gloria
Billy Kane Billy Kane ... Nigel
Joe Baker Joe Baker ... The Peasant
Juliet Mills ... The Defense Lawyer
John Ireland ... King Arthur
Patrick Macnee ... Sir Wilfred
David Carradine ... The Beggar
Alexander Godunov ... Scarabis
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Storyline

Mark and Sarah survive to the fire in the wax museum, but Sarah is followed by a severed hand that kills her father. Sarah becomes the prime suspect and goes to trial. Mark and Sarah search evidence to prove her innocence and they go to Sir Wilfred's house. They find a footage prepared by Sir Wilfred with a puzzle based of the Alice and the Looking Glass. They solve the puzzle and find a compass that opens portals through time. They travel to the most different places in time seeking something to help Sarah in her trial in a dangerous journey. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A killer is waiting... In the past, present and future.


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Rated R for comic horror violence, and for language. | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 1992 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

Lost in Time See more »

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Budget:

$3,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Stereo

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Color
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Trivia

John Ireland's last film. See more »

Goofs

While the movie takes place in California, Mark makes several references to the possibility of Sarah receiving the electric chair. California has never used the electric chair as a method of execution. See more »

Quotes

Scarabis: [Sarah has reacted negatively to Scarabis's Master Plan] Does this mean you don't love me anymore?
Sarah Brightman: You bet it does, brother of mine.
Scarabis: Well, that does shed a bit of a different light on things. George. Kill the bitch.
George: Totally.
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Godzilla AS HIMSELF Filmed Entirely in THE 4TH DIMENSION See more »

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References House of Wax (1953) See more »

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Lost in Time
Written by Dwayne 'Muffla' Simon and Darryl Pierce (as Darryl 'Big Dad' Pierce)
Performed by Dwayne 'Muffla' Simon and Darryl Pierce (as Darryl 'Big Dad' Pierce)
Produced by Dwayne 'Muffla' Simon and Darryl Pierce (as Darryl 'Big Dad' Pierce)
Courtesy of Atlantic Records
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Lamer than the first, which is a pity.
13 January 2010 | by eddaxSee all my reviews

Like most sequels, Waxwork II is lamer than the first, which is a pity because I liked its predecessor.

Their director/writer Anthony Hickox pretty much took what was fun about the first - the entering into different horror realms - and ran amok with it. The leads travel through time (and I guess realities) - much like Sliders - while looking for something or other. Slowly at first, but eventually they wind up barreling through realities as though Hickox had too many references that he wanted to fit into the movie but didn't have enough time to. Some are fun - one S&M one is a tad disturbing - but they've since lost their original charm.

Horror-comedy stalwart, Bruce Campbell, does the same overacting schtick from his Evil Dead movies but his all-too-short cameo was the highlight of the movie for me.


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