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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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Frightening strikes twice! 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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Charlie says his Uzi is semi automatic, yet it shoots like a fully automatic. In addition, the Uzi is obviously the semi-auto Carbine model, with a longer barrel that is legal for civilian ownership in the U.S. It is a felony for a civilian to own a full-auto gun without having a federal license for each such gun. 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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Fun, campy 1980s horror/comedy/western.
24 April 2005 | by (Los Angeles, CA) – See all my reviews

This film is a fun, under-watched gem from the 80s. Fans of the first House have a lot to enjoy here. Certainly one of the only horror/comedy/westerns I can think of, but it works well in this picture. Don't expect Citizen Kane, but if you're looking for an enjoyable little flick, you won't be disappointed.

Interestingly, this film follows in the footsteps of the original House by casting a member of Cheers in a small role. In House, it's George Wendt, and in this film we get an amusing, if brief, appearance by John Ratzenberger. Jonathan Stark puts in an amusing performance as the Jim Carrey-esquire buddy, and Bill Maher shows up as well.


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