An American diplomat and his fiancée venture into the sordid underworld of sex and pornography in Budapest, Hungary to find out who is blackmailing them with a porno video taken of them with a prostitute.

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Tish
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Ambassador Harrington
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Gorman Bellec
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Risa
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Richard
Alex Scarlis ...
Perry (as Alexander Scarlis)
Jane How ...
Mrs. Harrington
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Detective Kovach
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Vernon (as F.J. Flynn)
Andrew Fettes ...
Mick
Ferenc Kovács ...
Gábor
Géza Schramek ...
Josef Klim
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Mr. Szamos (as Gyorgy Mendel)
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David Huxley, low-born self-made legal counsel at the US embassy in Budapest, may expect his career to be boosted by his impending marriage to Tish, daughter of old money tycoon and ambassador to Hungary Harrington. But when the happy couple spends a night of hot sex at a spa, including a threesome with an exhibitionist model, they are secretly filmed, and the suspect is found murdered in their hotel. To handle the blackmail, they venture into a sex club where porno movies are made. Tish volunteers to 'act' so David can snoop around, but that only gets them into even greater danger, which ultimately proves most deceptive. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and drug use | See all certifications »

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The Velvet Side of Hell  »

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When 8mm 2 was in production, it was titled The Velvet Side of Hell. When Sony picked up the rights to distribute it, however, it received its present title. See more »

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Lynn: So what's going on?
Tish: What do you mean?
Lynn: I mean you both look like death warmed over.
[Tish laughs]
Lynn: And there's something wrong, isn't there?
Tish: There's nothing wrong, Lynn.
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why call it 8mm 2???
30 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The movie on a whole wasn't bad, it was actually all right, but it has nothing to do with the movie 8mm. There is no reference to it, the plots are not even remote similar. It just seemed like a publicity act to title it that, so that didn't sit well with me. Other than the trick to get you to rent it, its not a waist. The acting in this movie is solid, the characters are believable. The story line is a little sketchy and jumps without really understanding the point. Be prepared for a lot of random nudity. Over all its not so bad. I would recommend it as a date movie for a younger couple. Its a sexy thriller/who did it type story similar to Basic Instinct


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