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Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)

R  |   |  Adventure, Horror, Mystery  |  27 October 2000 (USA)
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A group of tourists arrive in Burkittsville, Maryland after seeing "The Blair Witch Project" to explore the mythology and phenomenon, only to come face to face with their own neuroses and possibly the witch herself.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Chuck Scarborough ...
Himself
Bruce D. Reed ...
Burkittsville Resident #1 (as Bruce Reed)
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Burkittsville Tourist #1
Sara Phillips ...
Burkittsville Tourist #2
Lynda Millard ...
Burkittsville Resident #2
Deb Burgoyne ...
Burkittsville Resident #3
Andrea Cox ...
Burkittsville Resident #4
Lanny Flaherty ...
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MBI Man #1
Tristine Skyler ...
Tristen Ryler (as Tristen Skyler)
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Storyline

To cash in on all of the "real world" hype of the events in the first film, a man from Burkitsville, Maryland opens a "Blair Witch Hunt" tour, which shows patrons various locations from the original film. A bunch of college students decide to take the tour, and wind up in Rustin Parr's house. There, they decide to camp for the evening, but in the morning, they realize they didn't sleep and they don't remember anything that happened the previous night. From there, they go back to town, and discover that something...or someone has come with them. Written by Johnny

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Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,094,417 (UK) (27 October 2000)

Gross:

$26,421,314 (USA) (15 December 2000)
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Unhappy with Joe Berlinger's version of the film, Artisan opted to re-shoot certain scenes to add more "traditional" horror movie elements and re-cut the movie to make it more commercial. Berlinger repeatedly states on the DVD commentary that he doesn't like the changes that were made and that they ruin the ambiguous tone of the plot. See more »

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At the end of the film, when Tristen is hiding the tapes, she is being filmed. However, the camera moves as if someone is holding it. How can anyone hold it if she sent the rest of the group into the forest to kill the tourist team? See more »

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Why is this film so hated?
2 January 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Why is this film so hated? Yes, it's pretty dumb and no where near what the original was, but what I liked is that the people in the film are aware of the existence of The Blair Witch Project, and in the beginning it even has some nice clips from real reviews. I was entertained throughout this whole film, and enjoyed the twists and turns, even though, yes, they are pretty ludicrous. The overall plot is suspenseful and mysterious, and why would anyone expect the same thing as the original? I can see why as a sequel it would not work, but as a stand-alone horror film, I thought it got the job done well. Oh well, I guess I am easy to please...


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