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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

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

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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Prayers Won't Save You In The Silent Part Of This Night... See more »

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10 April 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cicha noc, smierci noc (czesc 2)  »

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Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$135,913 (USA)
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Trivia

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 »

Goofs

A police officer would never walk up to someone who has just committed a murder. They would order the suspect into a position that presents the least amount of threat and minimal chance of resistance. There is no way Ricky would have been able to grab the officer's pistol. See more »

Quotes

[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 »

Connections

Featured in The Big Box: Silent Night, Deadly Night (2009) See more »

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Take part one and put it through a blender.....
28 November 2007 | by (IL) – See all my reviews

..... and you've got part 2. If you've seen part one, you've seen this sequel. Yes, the flashbacks do get annoying, and Ricky is a god awful narrator and character to follow. Flashbacks and references aside, it's oddly almost completely different. The murders here are dumbed down a bit, aiming for the more simplistic and spontaneous rather than the thoughtful and creative like in part 1.

That's not necessarily a bad thing, as there are a few disturbing moments added into here that weren't in the original, but everything else about the movie is incredibly incompetent. The acting, sets, cinematography, and even the special effects are mostly amateurish, and even laughable.

You'll figure out the scenes that make this film a classic among "bad" movie lovers, but other than that, I see no reason to watch this film (or even the rest of the series) after the conclusion of part 1.


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