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Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)

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A group of tourists arrive in Burkittsville, Maryland after seeing The Blair Witch Project (1999) 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:
Chuck Scarborough ...
Bruce D. Reed ...
Burkittsville Resident #1 (as Bruce Reed)
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 ...
MBI Man #1
Tristen Ryler (as Tristen Skyler)
Stephen Barker Turner ...


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language, sexuality and drug use | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

27 October 2000 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

BW2  »

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Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£1,094,417 (UK) (27 October 2000)


$26,421,314 (USA) (15 December 2000)

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Did You Know?


While auditioning for the film, Erica Leerhsen was originally trying for Kim Director's role, Tristine Skyler was trying for Erica's, Kim was trying for Tristen's, and Jeffrey Donovan was trying for Stephen Barker Turner's. See more »


When Jeffrey answers the door to his house and the dogs are barking on the other side of the broken walkway/bridge a thin wire can be seen attached to a dog to keep it from falling. See more »


Kim: They never should've let you out. You're a long way from sane.
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Crazy Credits

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It wouldn't have made sense to make the exact same style movie again.
29 October 2000 | by (Dallas, Tx) – See all my reviews

I went into "Book of Shadows" expecting the worst, and that might be the reason I liked it. The hook of the first film was in its ambiguity and its divergence from the mainstream horror genre, hence it would've taken some seriously original writing to recreate such a film again in sequel form. "Book of Shadows" certainly didn't follow the same suspense strategy but it did present some original ideas as to how the sequel should be made. The movie is certainly less suspenseful but offers a little more gore and shock value coppled with a lot of really good heavy metal music. I liked the movie and it actually reminded me more of the "Tales from the Crypt" shows than the "The Blair Witch Project". The characters are fun to watch and Kim Director plays a very interesting goth chic...which I liked. Furthermore, the plot itself, although thin, provides many twisted and spooky scenes that make a horror film that is easy to enjoy but still leave you asking questions at the end of the movie. If you really didn't enjoy the first movie, don't bother with the second. However, if you're a fan of the genre check it out a few times.

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