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Waxwork II: Lost in Time (1992)

 -  Comedy | Fantasy | Horror  -  11 May 1992 (Japan)
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In this sequel, a couple must use a portal through time to defeat evil.

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Mark and Sarah survive to the fire in the wax museum, but Sarah is followed by a severed hand that kills her father. Sarah becomes the prime suspect and goes to trial. Mark and Sarah search evidence to prove her innocence and they go to Sir Wilfred's house. They find a footage prepared by Sir Wilfred with a puzzle based of the Alice and the Looking Glass. They solve the puzzle and find a compass that opens portals through time. They travel to the most different places in time seeking something to help Sarah in her trial in a dangerous journey. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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A killer is waiting... In the past, present and future.


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Deborah Foreman was asked to reprise her role as Sarah, but turned said offer down. See more »

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While the movie takes place in California, Mark makes several references to the possibility of Sarah receiving the electric chair. California has never used the electric chair as a method of execution. See more »

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[seeing Mark and Scarabus slash and kill several shopping mall zombies]
Zombie Killer #1: Who the hell are they?
Zombie Killer #2: Whoever they are... they're bad!
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During the end credits, a funny rap music video is playing. It shows scenes from the movie and some behind the scenes footage, but has rappers singing the title song "Lost In Time" while the cast dances to the music in the background. See more »

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References Nosferatu (1922) See more »

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Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Written by Johann Sebastian Bach
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Back to the Past
5 March 2014 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

Mark (Zach Galligan) and Sarah (Monika Schnarre) survive to the fire in the wax museum, but Sarah is followed by a severed hand that kills her alcoholic stepfather. Sarah becomes the prime suspect and goes to trial. Mark and Sarah search evidence to prove her innocence and they go to Sir Wilfred's house. They find a footage prepared by Sir Wilfred with a puzzle based of the Alice and the Looking Glass. They solve the puzzle and find a compass that opens portals through time. They travel to the most different places in time seeking something to help Sarah in her trial in a dangerous journey.

"Waxwork II: Lost in Time" is the sequel of "Waxwork" without Deborah Foreman that turned the offer down and was replaced by Monika Schnarre in the role of Sarah. Zach Galligan is also different from the original clumsy and rich Mark. The movie pays a tribute to several horror movies and entertains but it is silly and does not work well in many parts. The conclusion is a rip-off "Back to the Future" and does not make much sense that Sarah comes back to the present days to clear her name and return to the past to stay with Mark. My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "Waxwork II - Perdidos no Tempo" ("Waxwork II: Lost in Time")


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