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The Dentist 2 (1998)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  11 December 1998 (USA)
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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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El remedio más eficaz contra las caries. (The most effective remedy against decay.) (Spain release) See more »

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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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The Dentist 2: Brace Yourself  »

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Brian Yuzna had only one weekend of pre-production and work on the script (which was written by Richard Dana Smith) before production began. See more »

Goofs

When Dr. Feinstone asks Robbie if he could be quiet for a while you see clearly the shadow of the camera. See more »

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Dr. Lawrence Caine: This is how we bond our teeth in Hollywood, Bevie. Bonding in bondage.
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Drinking Life All Wrong
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Written by Danny Kirsic
Performed by Danny Kirsic
Played as background music of Dr. Feinstone's dinner date and over Dr. Burn's radio in his room
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There HAD to be a sequel!
5 March 2007 | by (Philadelphia) – See all my reviews

Corbin Bernsen returns as the dentist who snapped when his wife had an affair and killed a bunch of people in gruesome fashion. Our "hero" manages to escape prison and resume life as a dentist in a quiet, unsuspecting suburban town with a police force that makes a soap opera cop look smart.

The cast has few notables beyond Bernsen, but his over-the-top performance takes this film to the mediocre yet very bloody and gory heights it aimed at. We don't get a movie that tries to be great, or even acutes who take the plot that seriously. What we get is what we expect: to be thrilled, chilled, repulsed, and petrified by the mixture of murder, mayhem, and dental equipment.

That we laugh and cheer when the hapless innocents are so deliciously dispatched in films like this is something for the psychs to wonder about, but until they figure it out, I'll be hooting and hollering right along with them.

If it didn't have tons of killing and gallons of blood, it would be good clean fun, but instead this movie is just good fun. Good, gory fun.

Enjoy when you have nothing better to do and want to see some torture and killing on screen.


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