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Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 -- After spending a night in the Black Hills of Burkittsville, Maryland, four young fans of the original BLAIR WITCH movie descend into a nightmare realm of murder, madness and perceptions-bending supernatural horror in this eagerly anticipated sequel to the most successful independent film of all time.
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 -- College students at a Boston college become fascinated by the events of the three missing filmmakers in Maryland, so they decide to go into the same woods and find out what really happened.


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Writers (WGA):
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Release Date:
27 October 2000 (USA) See more »
Evil Doesnt Die. See more »
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. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Kurt Loder ... Himself
Chuck Scarborough ... Himself
Bruce D. Reed ... Burkittsville Resident #1 (as Bruce Reed)

Jeffrey Donovan ... Jeffrey Patterson

Joe Berlinger ... 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 ... Sheriff Cravens

Pete Burris ... MBI Man #1
Tristine Skyler ... Tristen Ryler (as Tristen Skyler)

Stephen Barker Turner ... Stephen Ryan Parker

Erica Leerhsen ... Erica Geerson

Kim Director ... Kim Diamond

Briton Green ... Stoner #1

Erik Jensen ... Stoner #2
Peggy K. Chang ... Foreigner #1
Tony Tsang ... Foreigner #2
Anja Baron ... Foreigner #3

Kevin Murray ... Doctor
Keira Naughton ... Nurse

Lauren Hulsey ... Eileen Treacle
Ed Sala ... MBI Man #2
Tyler Zeisloft ... Teenager #1

Richard Kirkwood ... Teenager #2

Justin Fair ... Teenager #3

Raynor Scheine ... Rustin Parr
Brilane Bowman ... Ham Lady

Kennen Sisco ... Peggy
Robert M. Kelly ... MBI Man #3
Dina Napoli ... Reporter, WBAL
Landra Booker ... Reporter, Fox 45
Jacqui Allen ... Reporter
Sloane Brown ... Reporter, WJZ 13
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Roger Ebert ... Himself (archive footage)
Karen Tsen Lee ... (voice)

Jay Leno ... Himself (archive footage)

Conan O'Brien ... Himself (archive footage)

Andy Richter ... Himself (archive footage)
Heidi Burger ... Print Reporter (uncredited)
Craig Campbell ... Crime scene onlooker (uncredited)

Heather Donahue ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Brian Dragonuk ... Angry Citizen at Courthouse (uncredited)

Armen Garo ... Doctor (uncredited)
Nasi Glekas ... Security Guard (uncredited)

Cathy Haase ... First Nurse (uncredited)
Oscar Haynes ... Videographer (uncredited)

Rick Kain ... On Camera News Reporter (uncredited)

Joshua Leonard ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)
Julie Mabry ... Hiker in Woods (uncredited)

Martin Pfefferkorn ... Mental Patient (uncredited)

Chad Ridgely ... Photographer (uncredited)

Ryan Slattery ... (uncredited)

Michael C. Williams ... Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Directed by
Joe Berlinger 
Writing credits
Daniel Myrick (characters) and
Eduardo Sánchez (characters)

Dick Beebe (written by) and
Joe Berlinger (written by)

Produced by
Bill Carraro .... producer
Kevin J. Foxe .... associate producer (as Kevin Foxe)
Daniel Myrick .... executive producer
Eduardo Sánchez .... executive producer (as Eduardo Sanchez)
Original Music by
Carter Burwell 
Cinematography by
Nancy Schreiber (director of photography)
Film Editing by
Sarah Flack 
Casting by
Will Cantler 
Bernard Telsey 
David Vaccari 
Production Design by
Vincent Peranio  (as Vince Peranio)
Art Direction by
Justin Scoppa Jr. 
Rob Simons 
Set Decoration by
Steve George  (as Steven H. George)
Susan Kessel 
Costume Design by
Melissa Toth 
Makeup Department
Gina W. Bateman .... key makeup artist
Derek Becker .... special makeup effects artist
John Caglione Jr. .... special makeup effects artist
Joseph A. Campayno .... makeup artist
Lisa Hazell .... hair stylist
Charmaine Henninger .... hair stylist
Janice Kinigopoulos .... key hair stylist
Cheryl 'Pickles' Kinion .... makeup artist
Sherri Bramlett .... additional hair stylist (uncredited)
Production Management
Bill Carraro .... unit production manager
Dana Robin .... assistant unit production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Bill Carraro .... second unit director
H.H. Cooper .... first assistant director
Joe Incaprera .... second second assistant director
Dale M. Nielsen .... second assistant director
Robert Rooy .... first assistant director: second unit
Art Department
Edward Bellafiore .... art department coordinator
Billy Crush .... assistant props
Michael Davis .... construction coordinator
Susanna Glattly .... scenic foreman
Jason Ivey .... set dresser
Ted Lubonovich II .... propmaker
Lucinda E. Pealer .... scenic
Scott T. Pina .... construction foreman
Lester Poser .... assistant property master
Michael Sabo .... set dresser
Keith Weaver .... charge scenic
Helen Williams Ward .... storyboard artist
Brook Yeaton .... property master
Silvija L. Moess .... scenic artist (uncredited)
Sound Department
Tom Fleischman .... sound re-recording mixer
Dan Fulton .... sound intern
Bobby Johanson .... adr engineer
Dan Korintus .... dialogue editor
Malaika Langa .... audio post coordinator
Tony Martinez .... sound editor
Jay Meagher .... production sound mixer
Branka Mrkic .... sound effects editor
Randy Pease .... boom operator
Jac Rubenstein .... dialogue editor
Warren Shaw .... supervising sound editor
Paul P. Soucek .... supervising sound editor
Eric Strausser .... apprentice sound editor
Steven Visscher .... supervising foley editor
Daniel Ward .... assistant sound editor
Special Effects by
Wilfred Caban .... special effects coordinator (as Will Caban)
Tamara Carlson .... fabrication crew: K.N.B Effects Group
Kevin Carter .... special effects contact lenses
Steven Kirshoff .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Randall Balsmeyer .... visual effects supervisor
Daniel Leung .... digital compositing supervisor
Matt McDonald .... digital compositor
Christopher Dusendschon .... in-show optical process and effects compositor: THDX (uncredited)
Christopher Dusendschon .... optical element Hazeltine colorist: THDX (uncredited)
G.A. Aguilar .... stunt coordinator
Jill Brown .... stunt double
Blaise Corrigan .... stunts
Chuck Jeffreys .... stunts
Jason Noto .... stunt driver
Camera and Electrical Department
Wayne Arnold .... film loader
John C. Barber .... grip
Sean Patrick Crowell .... key grip
Rusty Gardner .... video assist operator: second unit
Michael Gearhart .... grip
Abbot Genser .... still photographer
Tim Gordon .... electrician
Craig Haagensen .... director of photography: second unit
Jay Kemp .... gaffer
Richard Klompus .... video assist operator
Ralph Mendoza .... camera operator: SpaceCam
Michael Proscia Jr. .... gaffer (segment)
Mark Walpole .... additional second assistant camera
Casting Department
Joe Adams .... casting: Los Angeles
Christine Eads .... extras casting
Pat Moran .... casting: Baltimore
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Catharine Fletcher Incaprera .... costume supervisor
Mara Majorowicz .... key costumer
Erica Westheimer .... assistant to costume designer
Editorial Department
Erin Crackel .... apprentice editor
David Gray .... apprentice editor
Charlene Hamer .... assistant editor
James Nichols Jr. .... assistant editor
Shawn Nuzzo .... post-production associate
Alan Oxman .... additional editor
Tina Pacheco .... first assistant editor
Robert Zorella .... editorial production assistant
John Marston .... editorial technician (uncredited)
Music Department
Carter Burwell .... music recordist
Carter Burwell .... musician
Ed Gerrard .... music supervisor
Gman .... musician
Joe Lisanti .... music editor: temp music
Marilyn Manson .... executive soundtrack producer
Deirdre O'Hara .... music consultant
David Torn .... musician (as SPLaTTeRCeLL)
Transportation Department
Charles E. Bauer .... driver
Rick Cochin .... transportation co-captain (as Richard B. Cochin)
Mike Easter .... transportation co-captain
Michael Luckeroth .... driver
Charles R. Plantholt Sr. .... driver
Francis Raimondo .... driver (as Francis Anthony Raimondo)
Ronald Smith .... transportation captain (as Ronald B. Smith)
Gerald Titus .... driver
Douglas A. Walk .... transportation captain
Foard J. Wilgis .... transportation coordinator (as Foard Joesph Wilgis)
Other crew
Annie Noel Applegarth .... clearance coordinator (as Ann Noel Applegarth)
Annie Noel Applegarth .... product placement coordinator (as Ann Noel Applegarth)
Angela Athayde .... additional set production assistant
Alison Bederman .... second assistant accountant
Michael Bederman .... production accountant
John Francis Black II .... payroll accountant
Perry Blackmon .... set security
J.P. Bleibtreu .... production assistant
Michael Bonfiglio .... assistant: Mr. Berlinger, New York
Tonya Bowen .... studio production coordinator
Brent Burditt .... production assistant
Jane Burka .... assistant: Mr. Berlinger, Baltimore (as Jane L. Burka)
Jane Burka .... script supervisor: second unit
Denise Byrne .... production office assistant
Al Cerullo .... helicopter pilot
Brian Cooper .... production secretary
Thomas M. Cornelius .... craft service
Rob Coughlin .... grip second unit
Joan Devilla .... payroll accountant
Caprice Ericson .... location scout
Michelle Ann Forsythe .... assistant: Mr. Berlinger, Baltimore
Ginny Galloway .... assistant: Mr. Carraro
Ellen Gannon .... production coordinator: New York
Karl O. Gilbert .... dailies projectionist
Linda Haftel .... script supervisor
John Hamilton .... production assistant
Patti Hawn .... unit publicist
Nicki Infante .... assistant accountant: New York (as Nick Infante)
Robert Jellen .... insurance: AON/Albert G. Ruben (as Bob Jellen)
Jeff Johnson .... set medic (as Jeffrey L. Johnson)
Rick Kain .... stand-in: Eric Jensen
Lisa Katcher .... script supervisor
Kristan C. Keck .... accounting clerk (as Kristen Keck)
Abigail Kende .... researcher: Tele Cinema, Inc.
Martin Kircher .... dailies projectionist
Kurstin Kohnowich .... production assistant
Stephanie Lovell .... production assistant
Pierre Makhoul .... set security
Kimberly Masimore .... production office assistant
Josh McCintock .... stand in/double
Kati Meister .... researcher (as Katie Meister)
Meredith Mills .... assistant production coordinator: New York
Bryan Nelson .... production assistant
Jason Noto .... body double
Perry Novick-Eckhardt .... production assistant
Sean Oliver .... adr loop group
Shanalyna C. Palmer .... production assistant (as Shanalyna Palmer)
Amy Panzer .... craft service (as Amy J. Panzer)
Claudia Pascarelli .... researcher: Tele Cinema, Inc.
Wayne Petrucelli .... set security
Erik Proveaux .... caterer
Scott Rabenstein .... production assistant
Ruben Flores Rios II .... production assistant (as Ruben F. Rios II)
Alison C. Rosa .... assistant production coordinator (as Alison Rosa)
Greta Seacat .... acting coach (as Greta Seacat Kaufman)
Roxanne Senesman .... first assistant accountant
Kimberley Shine .... researcher: Tele Cinema, Inc.
Xanthus Valan .... production assistant
Drew Vandervelde .... production assistant
Kerri Winters .... insurance: AON/Albert G. Ruben
Craig Wirth .... production assistant
Nicole A. Xenos .... production office assistant
Robert Zorella .... production assistant
Andrew Golov .... production executive (uncredited)
Andrew Golov .... studio executive (uncredited)
Timothy Scott Ralston .... studio projectionist (uncredited)
Peter Pamela Rose .... adr loop group (uncredited)
Cathy Ziehl .... studio coordinator (uncredited)
Michael Alden .... the producers wish to thank
Catherine Batavick .... the producers wish to thank
Laura Beth .... the producers wish to thank
Sharon Bialy .... the producers wish to thank
Loren Eiferman .... the producers wish to thank
David Everitt .... the producers wish to thank
Ray Feeney .... the producers wish to thank
Michelle Johnson .... the producers wish to thank
Carlo Sayegh .... the producers wish to thank
Mike Strawbridge .... the producers wish to thank
Kimball Thurston .... the producers wish to thank

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"BW2" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
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Rated R for violence, language, sexuality and drug use
90 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

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 »
Errors in geography: The movie's action is set in Burkittsville, MD, which is in Frederick County, but at the end the characters are seen being hustled into what is clearly labeled the "Howard County Courthouse," which is located in Ellicott City, MD, nowhere near Burkittsville.See more »
Erica:[Erica finds a cache of video cameras at Jeff's house] I thought all your cameras got trashed.
Jeff:Yeah, well, you can never have too many.
Stephen:Uh, Jeff, I think we've had enough videotaping for one weekend.
Erica:Yeah, dude. Tour's over.
Jeff:Well, maybe the tour's just begun, Erica, because you're walking into the official Blair store. Come on in, everybody. This is where it all begins. This is the epicenter of the Blair Witch Hunt website. Uh, let's see now... I got my sticks. You can touch these, they're for the stick men. Don't touch those, those are drying. What else?
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20 out of 32 people found the following review useful.
Surprising and more interesting than the original . . ., 25 September 2002
Author: evilmatt-3 from Woodland Hills, CA

Which wasn't much, by the way. Beyond some clever advertising and (occasionally) creepy atmosphere, Blair Witch 1 wasn't what it was cracked up to be. I tried very quickly of everyone saying how beautiful that particular emperor's clothes were.

The second film is actually much better, although most people, having slavishly (and inexplicably) dedicated themselves to the rambling and decidedly un-scary first film, will not be willing to choke this one down. It's more of a mainstream horror film, meaning it has a plot and some vague sense of thematics.

It is the theme which most people missed that I found the most interesting. The camera in this film turns on itself, and shows that once something has been filmed, it takes on a life of its own apart from the realm of what we call fact or fiction. I'm reminded of Robert Wisdom who said in Todd Solondz's generally superior _Storytelling_ that "once you put it on paper, it all becomes fiction." It's the same concept here, with film. A story which may or may not be true, turning itself inside out so many times that neither the audience nor the characters know for sure what the truth is anymore. It's a cautionary message and a reprimand which seems to have generally gone unheeded.

I'll probably see this again.

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