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The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)

A group of bikers, heading to a race, become stranded in the desert and find themselves fighting off a family of inbred cannibals who live off the land.

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Bobby
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The Psychiatrist
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Ethel Carter (archive footage)
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Jupiter (archive footage)
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Roy (as Kevin Blair)
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Foster (as Willard Pugh)
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Colleen Riley ...
Jane
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Sue (as Penny Johnson)
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Mars (archive footage)
Brenda Marinoff ...
Katy (archive footage)
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A group of bikers, which includes some of the survivors from the original film, embark on a journey by bus to a biker race near the desert of the infamous incidents. However, because of a mistake they are late and decide to take a shortcut through the desert. Halfway through the desert the bus breaks down. While trying to repair the bus, some of the group wander off, and wind up in the traps of the survivors of the mutant family of the first. Then the mutants go after the rest... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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2 August 1985 (USA)  »

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$700,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Wes Craven claims that he did this film because he was in need of money and since then has disowned it. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 5 mins) Ruby says that The Reaper is Papa Jupiter's big brother, but in The Hills Have Eyes, Otis (Jupiter's father) explained that Jupiter only had an older sister who later died in a house fire that Jupiter set. See more »

Quotes

[his only line]
The Reaper: Reaper no dumb like Papa Jupe!
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Referenced in Video Violence (1987) See more »

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Revenge of the 80's: The Sequel!
18 August 2005 | by See all my reviews

The Hills Have Eyes Part 2 (1985) was a unwarranted sequel. But after all this was the eighties and sequels were in vogue. The first film had a fine closure and I still don't understand what was Wes Craven thinking when he released it? It was far too tamed to be an R-Rated film and it wasn't a true sequel (in my opinion). Too far fetched and inane. I wasn't pleased with the end results. I'll just pretend it never took place.

Not a bad movie but certainly not a good one either. A mediocre effort of Wes Craven. You could tell his heart wasn't in this project. But I would take one of these films any day compared ti the rubbish he's cranking out these day.

An okay time waster. Not a total disaster that some people might make you believe it is!


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