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Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)

The now-adult Ricky talks to a psychiatrist about how he became a murderer after his brother, Billy, died, which leads back to Mother Superior.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Freeman ...
James Newman ...
Dr. Henry Bloom (as James L. Newman)
Elizabeth Kaitan ...
Jennifer (as Elizabeth Cayton)
Jean Miller ...
Brian Michael Henley ...
Corrine Gelfan ...
Mrs. Rosenberg
Michael Combatti ...
Mr. Rosenberg
Chip (as Kenneth Brian James)
Ron Moriarty ...
Loan Shark
Eddie (as Randy Baughman)
Joanne White ...
Lenny Rose ...
Nadya Wynd ...
Sister Mary


The door of the mental hospital opens, releasing Ricky from its confines. He takes with him the terrifying memory of his brother Billy's death and the burning image of Mother Superior-the powerful figure that brought about his brother's violent demise. For Ricky, starting a new life means avenging his brother's death. By whatever means necessary, whether it be the cutting edge of a shiny steel knife blade, or the electrifying charge of a set of battery cables, Ricky is set in this blind journey of revenge leading ultimately to Mother Superior. As Mother Superior prays in the dark, we suggest she say an extra prayer for herself, because not even her faith will be enough to stop Ricky. But prayers will do little for in the silent part of this night! Written by Chance

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Release Date:

10 April 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cicha noc, smierci noc (czesc 2)  »

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Box Office


$100,000 (estimated)


$135,913 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Cinematographer Harvey Genkins stepped in to play the Salvation Army Santa after the actor originally hired for the role failed to show up for filming. See more »


Obvious stunt double for Ricky when the car flips over and catches fire. The double has bigger hair. See more »


[first lines]
Henry Bloom: Hello, Ricky. I'm your court appointed therapist. My name is Dr. Henry Bloom. You can call me Henry, or if you want, you can just call me Doc.
Ricky Caldwell: Fuck off... Doc!
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Crazy Credits

So much flashback footage from part one is shown in the first half of this movie, that when the end credits start, they credit the ENTIRE cast and crew from part one also, along with the cast and crew of this sequel. See more »


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A joy if you like bad horror
31 January 2005 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

The first thing anyone will admit when mentioning this movie is that it is terrible. It is even admitted in the Anchor Bay DVD release that it was mostly edited from the original to extend the video shelf-life of the first film, which was also less than Citizen Kane. The new material is acted with less talent than a grade school play, and those same grade school children could have written the script were it not for the not so child-like subject. The movie is merely an attempt to capitalize on gore, nudity, and controversy. As such, if you haven't seen the original in a while, this is a decent horror film. The slasher genre makes no claims to being Oscar worthy, so don't expect it to be and you'll be fine.If you go into this movie wanting to watch a badly made gore-fest you won't be disappointed. I find the delivery of the line "Garbage Day" makes this film one of my horror favorites despite the fact I rate it 4/10.

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