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Ghoulies II (1988)

The Ghoulies wreak havoc at an amusement park, disposing of those who mistake them for mere fairground attractions.

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P. Hardin
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Dixie
Jon Pennell ...
Bobby (as Jon Maynard Pennell)
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Starr Andreeff ...
Alice
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Christopher Burton ...
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Storyline

Ghoulies II picks up a short time after the first movie, a few of the little nasties stow away on an amusement park ride and bring big bucks to a dying fair. The creatures are mad after an attempt to kill them, so the creatures go on a rampage through the fairgrounds, ultimately leading to an explosive conclusion! Written by JohnPaul C. <lennon@execpc.ccom>

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Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the bathroom. See more »

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Comedy | Horror

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5 October 1988 (USA)  »

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Duhovi II  »

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Trivia

This film and its predecessor where caught in a "moral panic" in the 1980's accusing the popular culture of endorsing and glamorizing witchcraft, the occult, and satanism. See more »

Goofs

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Quotes

Larry: Bon Appetite motherfucker!
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Connections

Referenced in The Cabin in the Woods (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Scream Until You Like It
Written by Paul Sabu, Charles Esposito, Neil Citron
Performed by W.A.S.P.
Courtesy of Capitol Records, Inc.
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Better Than the First Ghoulies
2 December 2013 | by See all my reviews

This is the rare case where a sequel is actually better than the original. Considering that original is the cheap and nasty Ghoulies, it's really not much of an accomplishment. Anyway the plot here is that the Ghoulies make their way to a carnival where business is poor. Their presence manages to help business pick up but of course they do what Ghoulies are meant to do and start killing people.

What makes this a better movie than the first? Well for starters the carnival setting is more interesting. The special effects for the Ghoulies is improved over the first. The cast is better, helped in large part by veteran Royal Dano and "little person" Phil Fondacaro. But ultimately it's the camp humor that this movie has that elevates it above the previous movie.

All this being said about how it's an improvement over the first Ghoulies, it's still not a very good movie. It's watchable enough for a movie of its kind. But let's not get carried away and say it's anything better than that. So, better than the first Ghoulies but still not very good.


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