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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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A whole new house with all new owners. See more »

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Comedy | Fantasy | Horror

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28 August 1987 (USA)  »

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A Casa do Espanto II  »

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Because the film is so lighthearted, many horror fans say it barely qualifies as "horror." See more »

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When Gramps and Charlie are driving up the driveway, you see Gramps driving from the right side of the car. When he pulls up the house, he's back on the left. See more »

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Bill: There it is. Looks like you've got some kind of alternate universe in there or something.
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Followed by House IV (1992) See more »

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Pretty Good for a Sequel!
10 December 1998 | by (Tranquille) – See all my reviews

Another house, another set of house-guests. Although the first few scenes make you wonder if the movie was worth seeing, you're soon captivated by this movie. "House II" continues the comedic tradition set forth in the first "House". Arye Gross is as excellent as ever as Jesse, the new owner of the house, and Jonathan Stark, best known for his voice abilities in animated shows, is without equal in his role as Jesse's quirky and weird friend Charlie.

This movie will take you from the Wild West to the ancient Aztecs to the Crustaceous Period to the present time (October 30, 1986 in the movie). Charlie and Jesse get involved in one absolutely hilarious adventure after another. Like "House I", this movie is horror with a comedy bent, and doesn't have the nudity, language, or extreme violence that categorized most horrors of the eighties. It's good, clean fun. Sure, there's a few long-dead guests, but they're basically harmless. Add to the thrill some humorous, and well-done, special effects, and some interesting new pets, and you've got a winner!

If you enjoy "House II", it would be worth your while to check out "The Never-Ending Story" -- they work on a similar bent of fantasy and comedic special effects to catch your interest. Some viewers may also enjoy movies like "The Adventures of Pecos Bill". and more die-hard horror fans might also like "Tales From the Crypt Presents Demon Knight"


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