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Scanners II: The New Order (1991)

Video  -  Action | Horror | Sci-Fi  -  28 June 1991 (USA)
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A scanner discovers a plot by renegade elements in the city government to take power with the help of evil scanners.

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Julie Vale
Yvan Ponton ...
Commander John Forrester
Isabelle Mejias ...
Alice Leonardo
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Doctor Morse
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Lt. Gelson
Murray Westgate ...
George Kellum
Doris Petrie ...
Susan Kellum
Dorothée Berryman ...
Mayor
Michael Rudder ...
Feck
David Francis ...
Gruner
Stephen Zarou ...
Walter
Tom Harvey ...
Chief Stokes
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Convenience Store Thug
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Storyline

Good and evil scanners combatting when a crooked politician schemes to gain control of a major city. Scanners are people who, because their mothers had taken a certain drug during pregnancy, have acquired telepathic powers. One scanner escapes from a mental center and is hired by the politician to use his powers to gain control of others minds, and then, their actions. Written by Ørnås

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5 seconds: They control your mind. 10 seconds: The pain begins. 15 seconds: You scream for mercy. See more »

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Action | Horror | Sci-Fi

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Rated R for strong violence and graphic sci-fi action | See all certifications »

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28 June 1991 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Agyfürkészők 2. - Az új rendszer  »

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CAD 5,000,000 (estimated)
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The veterinarian school that David attends is called "Sir Rodwick Gibbons Veterinary School", a nod to the film's director of photography, Rodney Gibbons. See more »

Quotes

[Last lines]
David Kellum: [is finally killing Commander John Forrester with scanner powers, suddenly stops] No more killing. We didn't want this.
[to the press]
David Kellum: We mean you no harm. Just here to help.
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References Brutal Glory (1989) See more »

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Thinking out loud
Written by Bootsauce
Performed by Bootsauce
Courtesy of Polygram Music Publishing Inc.
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forgettable sequel,although it is louder
16 October 2007 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

the first Scanners may not have been a great movie,but at least it was original.there is no such novelty to this one.the acting is worse,in my opinion,and the story is slower and nothing special.i also didn't like the dialogue.and the special effects are no better than in the original.this is movie is inferior to the first one in all ways.the only thing different about it,is that it is loud and chaotic at times.but that doesn't make a good movie.if they had done something better with the story and made it interesting,this could have been a decent movie.i actually couldn't get through it all without fast forwarding through it.to me,this is a forgettable movie,and not much more.despite all that,there are worse movies.being in a generous mood,i'll give Scanners 2 a 4/10.


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