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Trilogy of Terror II (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Horror | Thriller  -  30 October 1996 (USA)
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Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons ... See full summary »

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Laura, Bobby's Mom / Dr. Simpson
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Ben
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Roger Ansford
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Stubbs
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Bobby
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Jerry O'Farrell
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Lew
Gerry Quigley ...
Akers
Dennis O'Connor ...
Brig
John McMahon ...
Taylor
Alan Bridle ...
The Minister
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The Waitress
Norm Spencer ...
Officer #1
Bruce McFee ...
Officer #2
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The Dwarf Bobby
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Three tales of terror: in "The Graveyard Rats" lovers murder the woman's older husband and encounter horror when they attempt to rob his grave; "Bobby" is the story of a woman who summons her son back from the dead; and in "He Who Kills" an African doll goes on a murderous rampage. Written by Jeff Hole <jeffhole@aol.com>

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Rated R for violence and terror | See all certifications »

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In the episode "He Who Kills", one of the museum security guards is reading a "Dark Shadows" comic book, and enthuses about how he used to rush home from school to watch it. Dan Curtis directed the TV show "Dark Shadows" (1966). See more »

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The apartment at the beginning of the third story is obviously not the same one from the first film. It is much larger and more modern with a second floor. See more »

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Nothing Special, But An OK Rehash-Sequel
24 May 2011 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I remember when this debuted on USA network way back when. I liked it then, but no so much now being a bit older. I think the main problem is these are original tales from Dan Curtis and not Richard Matheson adaptations. They really lack the pacing of those stories and it shows badly with random shocks here and there, too much exposition during the action (always a bad sign) and cheesy dialog. The original was also predictable, but was at least exciting. Here, the opening has an outrageously cranky old bastard, but nothing else except a cheesy romance and really bad looking giant rats. The second tale was a little hard to follow but was easily the best and most suspenseful. The last, a requel of the Zuni doll tale from the 1st, gets good when the doll is loose, but disappoints as it rehashes the ending almost to a tee. Don't fix what ain't broke I suppose?


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