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The Dentist 2 (1998)

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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Faites de beaux rêves... (Sweet dreams...) (French 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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D2: Without Novacaine  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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: I did it. I'm a dentist. I'm the best dentist there ever was.
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References The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) See more »

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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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13 August 2001 | by (Chicago, Illinois) – See all my reviews

Well, all I have to say is that this was an interesting movie to watch. My friend had told me about this movie and how much it grossed her out with the opening scene, and I was in the mood for a good gory flick. I actually in some sick way enjoyed this movie and I think other horror fans or a small fan base for the Dentist movies will like it.

Basically, Dr. Feinstone is back in business, he has escaped from the mental institution and moves to "Paradise", a small town where people seem to enjoy each other's company and where they know everyone. He has changed his name to Allen Craine, he moves into a guest house and meets a beautiful girl, Jaime. But when his past slowly starts to creep back up, he starts to go crazy again. He does his best to pull it together, but he ends up murdering the local dentist and becomes the town's new doctor. But when people start to find out more and his ex wife comes back, his madness goes too far and makes him go just mad.

The effects are kind of lame, but honestly, it was a fun and gory movie to watch. It's just your typical horror movie, but with some fun twists and a new plot. After all, 45 million Americans are afraid of the dentist, I'd say this movie might help that number grow.

6/10


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