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Demons 2 (1986)
"Dèmoni 2... l'incubo ritorna" (original title)

 -  Horror  -  13 February 1987 (USA)
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A group of tenants and visitors are trapped in a 10-story high-rise apartment building infested with demons who proceed to hunt the dwindling humans down.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Edwin Knight ...
George (as David Knight)
Nancy Brilli ...
Hannah
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Sally Day (as Coralina Cataldi Tassoni)
Bobby Rhodes ...
Hank
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Ingrid Haller
Virginia Bryant ...
Mary the Prostitute
Anita Bartolucci ...
Woman with Dog
Antonio Cantafora ...
Ingrid's Father
Luisa Passega ...
Helga Haller
Davide Marotta ...
Demon Tommy
Marco Vivio ...
Tommy
Michele Mirabella ...
Hooker's Client
Lorenzo Gioielli ...
Jake
Lino Salemme ...
Security Guard
Maria Chiara Sasso ...
Ulla, partygoer with camera
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Storyline

A documentary is shown on TV of group of teens who investigate the legendary forbidden zone, in which a Demon infestation once took place (see Demoni I). When finding a lifeless corpse of a demon, one of the teens causes the resurrection of it, and the demon makes it's way into the nearby world by TV-broadcast... An unlucky girl, having her birthday-party at that time, gets possessed by the demon while watching the documentary and soon the entire building in which she lives turns into a living nightmare.... Written by The Snoek <bou@dds.nl>

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$1,500,000 (estimated)
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1.66 : 1
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Although not a fan of the horror genre, lead actress Nancy Brilli nonetheless agreed to act in this movie because she wanted to work with special effects. See more »

Goofs

When George stabs demonic Sally with a stand pole after she has chased him and Hanna down the rope onto the lower rooftop, Ulla's demonic corpse is nowhere to be seen on the lower rooftop where she was thrown by George one scene earlier. See more »

Quotes

[Sally is frantically putting on her makeup]
Ulla, partygoer with camera: You look great, Sally. Honest.
Sally Day: Not true! My hair stinks! This dress stinks! Look, this whole thing is disgusting! These sleeves on this go back and forth! What am I gonna do?
Ulla, partygoer with camera: We came to celebrate you, not your dress.
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Follows Demons (1985) See more »

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Blood and Flame
Written and Performed by Caduta Massi
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call it THEY CAME FROM WITHIN meets NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
24 January 2000 | by (roanoke, va) – See all my reviews

While better than the first (it actually has a plot), the film suffers from lapses in logic and a confusing plot that doesn't make complete sense.

It's highly derivative of David Cronenberg's early seventies flick, They Came from Within a.k.a. Shivers. there are also elements of Night of the Living Dead thrown in so to add some flavor. even the demons infiltrate the inhabitants via a t.v. and there is one scene in this that is a complete ripoff of another Cronenberg film, Videodrome.

the gore effects are well done and the acting is all over the map, though better than the first film. the film gallops along without any rhyme or reason as to what went on before, and this quick pacing helps keep the enjoyment factor higher than usual.

a lot of people hate this film compared to the first, and while it's a completely different type of film, on it's own terms it's not that bad.

FYI:the newly released uncut version by Anchor Bay runs a full 3 minutes longer than the edited R-rated version and is the one to see.

rating:7


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