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Scanner Cop II (1995)

R | | Horror, Sci-Fi | Video 16 May 1995
A demonic 'scanner' terrorizes Los Angeles and the only person who can stop him may not have the neurons for the job.

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Detective Samuel Staziak
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Karl Volkin
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Carrie Goodart
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Detective Jim Mullins
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Rachel Staziak
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A scanner cop tracks a renegade scanner, who is building his power by siphoning the power of other weaker scanners. For those, who have not yet seen any of the scanner series, a scanner is a mind controller. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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Rated R for language, sci-fi violence and gore | See all certifications »
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Scanner Cop II: Volkin's Revenge  »

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$4,000,000 (estimated)
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As of 2016, this and Scanner Cop (1994) are the only films in the "Scanners" series not to be released on DVD/Blu-Ray. See more »

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A Guilty Pleasure
29 November 1999 | by (NC, USA) – See all my reviews

"Scanner Cop II" is not a good movie in the strictest sense of the word, but it sure is a lot of fun to watch. The plot is an old reliable- bad guy is obsessed with vengeance against good guy- and the script provides plenty of action, complete with the villain ecstaticly howling, "The power!" as he drains energy from someone. Pure B-movie bliss, am I right?

The acting is a cut above that in most movies of this type. The guy playing the scanner cop adequate. Patrick Kilpatrick, as the revenge-obsessed scanner Volkin is really quite frightening. And frankly, he has the most interesting character in the movie.

Your enjoyment of this film hinges largely on your appreciation of B-movies and your tolerance for gruesome special effects. If you rate high in both areas, you'll probably find it very entertaining. If you lack in either, you should probably avoid this movie.


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