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Scary Movie 2 (2001)

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Four teens are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house for a school project.

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A group of teens including Cindy Campbell and Brenda Meeks are invited to spend a night in Hell House. Professor Oldman has convinced them it is for a school project, but the night won't go past quietly. Master Kane is long dead, but still plans on enjoying himself, especially with Alex Monday. When things really start getting bad, the gang must work together to find a way to capture this ghostly menace. Written by Film_Fan

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The Movie That Dares You To Come See more »

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Rated R for strong sexual and gross humor, graphic language and some drug content | See all certifications »

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4 July 2001 (USA)  »

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Scary Movie II  »

Box Office

Budget:

$45,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$20,503,356 (USA) (6 July 2001)

Gross:

$43,957,551 (Europe) (30 November 2001)
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Trivia

The mansion exteriors used for the house were filmed at the same house used in the movie Delirious (1991) and the TV Series Batman (1966). See more »

Goofs

In Cindy's dorm room, the pattern of the bird poop on the wall changes randomly. See more »

Quotes

Cindy Campbell: You know, you really are my best friend, Cindy.
Cindy Campbell: Thanks, Brenda.
Buddy: Hey are you guys okay?
Brenda Meeks: Hell, yeah. It's gonna take more than a bag of bones to scare me.
Hell House Ghost: Wedgie!
Cindy Campbell: Oh my God! Brenda, do something!
Brenda Meeks: Okay!
Hell House Ghost: [Brenda runs away]
Cindy Campbell: I thought I was your best friend?
Brenda Meeks: Was. I'ma miss you, girl!
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Spoofs It (1990) See more »

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History Repeating
Written by Alex Gifford
Performed by The Propellerheads (as Propellerheads)
Courtesy of DreamWorks Records
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises & Propellerheads
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No Mercy. No Shame. No...Plot?
4 July 2001 | by (CT) – See all my reviews

Despite the grotesque humor of the first Scary Movie, I have to say that I liked it, and was interested to see what the Wayans could conjure up for the sequel. As it turns out, not much. (*no spoilers*)

So these kids are put in a haunted house for a class. Okay. After that, the plot goes no where. It is never explained WHY they are there--the beginning is simply followed by random puns and gross humor. The jokes were good for a quick laugh, but they weren't much when you thought about it later. And I found myself revisiting the same jokes that were used in the first Scary Movie far too frequently. The fact that the cast is nearly the same didn't help.

I'll give them one thing--the opening sequence was pretty funny. There were new actors involved (James Woods, Natasha Lyonne, etc.), and some great spoofs on the Exorcist. But when it came right down to it, the movie lacked a good plot, decent actors (Tori Spelling? come on), and most of all, a healthy amount of humor for what was advertised. I'm glad I knew the guy at the ticket counter and got in for free--my $8.50 will go to better use.


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