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House II: The Second Story (1987)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy, Horror  |  28 August 1987 (USA)
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The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers.



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The new owner of a sinister house gets involved with reanimated corpses and demons searching for an ancient Aztec skull with magic powers.

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Release Date:

28 August 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

A Casa do Espanto II  »

Box Office


$7,800,000 (USA)

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Bill Tanner, the electrician/adventurer is played by John Ratzenberger, best known for his role as Cliff the mailman on Cheers (1982). His on-screen best friend from Cheers, Norm (played by George Wendt), appears in the previous film, House (1986) as the next door neighbor, Harold. See more »


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Not very good a drop from the original, but it's still fun and watchable.
7 September 2007 | by (Petersburg, Virginia) – See all my reviews

1987's "House II: The Second Story" really isn't that good of a horror film really more of a screwball spoof comedy that's cheap made and it doesn't follow the originals plot and the storyline is much different with unheard of actors at the time. You have a story that revolves around a murder that took place in a house 25 years ago, then it picks up to the present day with Jesse(Arye Gross) all grown up so he returns to his house where his parents were murdered too. Soon after moving in the old mansion style home with his close friend party animal and craved sex guy Charlie(Jonathan Stark) they discover the history and treasures of the house, and that Jesse's grandfather was an old west legend with a storied past. Yet that past comes back to haunt them after grandpa returns to life as an old friend he had a falling out with returns to settle the score old western gunfire style! Really the movie is campy and has a lot of funny parts not a lot of fright, and many of the stars were not well known. Yet some memorable cameos include now political spin talker Bill Maher as a record promoter, and "Playboy" POTM miss June 1985 the sexy Spanish and Cajun beauty Devin Devasquez she has a small part. Really nothing great but always watchable especially late at night for some entertainment fun.

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