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Grave Encounters 2 (2012)

Not Rated | | Horror | 2 October 2012 (USA)
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A film student who is obsessed with the movie Grave Encounters sets out with his friends to visit the psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film.

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John Poliquin

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For people who don't believe the events of Grave Encounters (2011).Grave Encounters, film student Alex Wright is out to prove them wrong. Alex is as obsessed with the first film as the 20 million people who viewed its viral trailer on YouTube. While he and his friends research the events and visit the real psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film, they find themselves face-to-face with unspeakable evil, banking on the hope that their knowledge of the original film will help them survive the sequel. Written by Production

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Fear Is Just a Word. Reality Is Much Worse.

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Horror

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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 October 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Fenómeno siniestro 2 See more »

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Budget:

$1,400,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,552,486
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When they are returned to the asylum we see their camera footage as the doors open, revealing they are back in the steam tunnels of the facility. However there is an edit to the security video from the elevator and it shows that nobody was currently filming with a camera. See more »

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Lance Preston: He opened a gateway, you know? Friedkin did. He took the real world and the spirit world and he mashed them together.
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The standard paragraph at the end of most credits stating that the movie is fictitious is altered to say: The Events, Characters, and images depicted in this photoplay are fictitious. Any similarity to actual persons, living or (un)dead, or to actual events is purely coincidental. See more »

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References Scream (1996) See more »

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Grave Disappointment
2 October 2012 | by Bill_the_PirateSee all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed the first Grave Encounters. I think it's one of the best of the found footage movies I've ever seen. Granted, none of the actors were in danger of an Oscar nomination, but the characters were believable and got you involved in the story, the clichés were kept to a minimum, and most importantly, the atmosphere and the scares worked, and they held up to repeated viewings. Grave Encounters 2 should be renamed Grave Disappointment, imho. I spent the first twenty minutes having to double-check to make sure I had the right movie, and once the story actually got started, it seemed to me the movie couldn't make up its mind as to what it was trying to be. Parts of it felt like a spoof of the original, and parts felt like a shot-for-shot remake. There were blatant rip-offs of REC and Evil Dead 2, among others. The lead couldn't seem to make up his mind whether he was channeling Lance Preston's character from the first movie, or the kid from Terminator 2. The other characters were wooden or clichés, with a scream queen who made you want to scream every time she was in a scene. The one original element to the story line was another rip-off, this time of 1408. And the ending was absolutely pathetic, and unfortunately, strongly hinted at yet another travesty of a sequel.


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