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The Dentist 2 (1998)

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Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a ... See full summary »

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Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a quiet Midwestern town under a false name and takes on the responsibilities of the town dentist Things are starting to look up for Caine, until the day when he catches his new love in the arms of someone else. Just as in the first movie, this sends him back over the edge and into another homicidal rampage, with his unfortunate patients bearing the brunt of his hostility. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Rated R for graphic violence including some scenes of dental torture, and for strong sexuality | See all certifications »

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11 December 1998 (USA)  »

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The Dentist 2: Brace Yourself  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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When they are going to shoot the scene where Dr. Feinstone is digging a grave, the producer came to the director and said the home owners don't want any digging in their garden. So they lay down a peace of plastic with a little bit dirt on it so it look like's he is digging in the garden. See more »

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In the opening-scene, Dr. Feinstone's glasses and mouth cap vanishes/appears repeatedly. See more »

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Dr. Lawrence Caine: Damn cap just won't stay on. Jamie! JAMIE!
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References 60 Minutes (1968) See more »

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Siegfried's Funeral March
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Smile.....
3 October 2001 | by (Brighton, England) – See all my reviews

Brian Yuzna is cast as a saviour by genre fans, and "The Dentist 2", along with the cherished "Society" might give you some idea why. Although the film offers little that could not be found in its prequel, it is somewhat better made, efficently exploiting dentophobia and riffing on the trust involved in a doctor-patient relationship. For the gorehounds, suffice to say three of the four people I watched this with walked out in disgust: taking the place of traditional death sequences are gleeful bouts of unanaesthetised dental destruction, performed with the aid of convincing models in unflinching close up. By this second outing Corbin Bernstein is really inhabiting the role of Dr. Feinstone, and his affectionately campy turn provides the film with much of its drive and humour. in one hilarious sequence he desperately admonishes himself in the shower: "nutCASE, nutBALL, wacko, loony..."

Though self evidently not to all tastes, this film certainly hits a nerve (sorry, that was accidental) and is made with some intelligence and respect for its intended audience. check.


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