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Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 (1987)

 -  Comedy | Horror  -  10 April 1987 (USA)
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Ricky, the brother of the killer in the first film, talks to a psychitrist about how he became a brutal killer after his brother died, leading 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 ...
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Brian Michael Henley ...
Corrine Gelfan ...
Mrs. Rosenberg
Michael Combatti ...
Mr. Rosenberg
Ken Weichert ...
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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Comedy | Horror

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10 April 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cicha noc, smierci noc (czesc 2)  »

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$250,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$135,913 (USA)
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Trivia

The producers of Silent Night, Deadly Night (1984) wanted director Lee Harry to re-cut the first film and insert one or two new scenes with Eric Freeman playing a mental patient, to make the story in the original film appear to be nothing more than the ravings of an asylum inmate. But screenwriters Lee Harry, Joseph H. Earle, Dennis Patterson and Lawrence Appelbaum, wrote short vignettes involving the patient's youth, as he killed several people, and eventually it became this sequel. There wasn't enough material for a full-length film, so numerous flashback sequences were added. The film still ran short, so almost 10 minutes of closing credits were added, showing the full cast and crew of this film and its predecessor. See more »

Goofs

When Ricky electrocutes Chip, his hand is still clenching Chip's throat. Without insulated gloves, Ricky should've been electrocuted as well. See more »

Quotes

Ricky Caldwell: That bastard. He left us out there to die!
Henry Bloom: That was so long ago. How could you possibly remember all that?
Ricky Caldwell: Because... I was there. You know, I don't like your attitude, Bloom!
Henry Bloom: My attitude is not the issue here, Mr. Caldwell.
Ricky Caldwell: Oh yeah, I forgot. You in a hurry, Doc? Am I wasting your valuable time?
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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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