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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

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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The nightmare is about to begin... again! See more »

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10 April 1987 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cicha noc, smierci noc (czesc 2)  »

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Budget:

$250,000 (estimated)

Gross:

$135,913 (USA)
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Trivia

According to James Newman and Lee Harry, the role of Ricky Caldwell came down to Eric Freeman and another actor. The other actor had more experience and was a better actor overall, but they liked Eric's looks better, so they chose him. See more »

Goofs

In the VHS version, when Ricky crosses the street during his shooting rampage, the entire crew is visibly standing around, equipment and all. The DVD release crops out most of the crew, though a boom mic and the top of someone's head are still visible. See more »

Quotes

Ricky Caldwell: [Wielding an axe] Oh Mother Superior! I've got a present for you!
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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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I couldn't decide whether to give this movie a 1 or a 10.
6 July 2003 | by (Omaha, Nebraska) – See all my reviews

This movie is so awful it's fantastic. It has everything -- a lead actor who moves his eyebrows up and down to convey strong emotion, unnecessary (ludicrously unnecessary) nudity, idiotic death scenes (the best one is when Ricky shoots a car with a handgun and it flips over and explodes). Yeah, that makes sense. Oh, and the script is outstanding. Watch for a provoked Ricky saying, "Punish!!!" and "Garbage Day!"

If you get a chance to see this one, don't miss it. It's one of my favorite movies ever.


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