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The Hills Have Eyes II (2007)

R  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  23 March 2007 (USA)
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A group of National Guard trainees find themselves battling against a vicious group of mutants on their last day of training in the desert.


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A team of trainees of the National Guard brings supply to the New Mexico Desert for a group of soldiers and scientists that are installing a monitoring system in Sector 16. They do not find anybody in the camp, and they receive a blurred distress signal from the hills. Their sergeant gathers a rescue team, and they are attacked and trapped by deformed cannibals, having to fight to survive. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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The lucky ones die fast. See more »


Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for prolonged sequences of strong gruesome horror violence and gore, a rape and language | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

23 March 2007 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Hills Have Eyes 2  »

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Box Office


$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$9,686,362 (USA) (23 March 2007)


$20,801,344 (USA) (1 June 2007)

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2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?


Wes Craven, the writer and director of the original 1977 version, wrote the screenplay for the sequel to the 2006 remake of The Hills Have Eyes (2006) along with his son, filmmaker Jonathan Craven. See more »


When the Colonel asked the soldiers about their CO, the soldiers replied that he was dead, referring to the sergeant. CO is the Commanding Officer of a company, who normally holds the rank of Captain. An E-5 Sergeant cannot command a company. See more »


Sarge: Do you like fucking with me, Napoleon? I think you do. You know what? You're officially in charge of guarding the latrine. Not using it, but guarding it. I want you to stand with one leg and hold your rifle over your fucking head and make sure that no one steals or molests that port-a-potty, or I will have your Gomer Pyle ass court-martialed immediately.
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User Reviews

Has Its Moments...
17 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The Hills Have Eyes II is what you would expect it to be and nothing more. Of course it's not going to be an Oscar nominated film, it's just pure entertainment which you can just lose yourself in for 90 minutes.

The plot is basically about a group of National Guard trainees who find themselves battling against the notorious mutated hillbillies on their last day of training in the desert. It's just them fighting back throughout the whole film, which includes a lot of violence (which is basically the whole film) as blood and guts are constantly flying around throughout the whole thing, and also yet another graphic rape scene which is pointlessly thrown in to shock the audience.

I'd give the Hills Have Eyes II 4 out of 10 for pure entertainment, and that only. Although even then I found myself looking at my watch more and more as the film went on, as it began to drag due to the fact it continued to try and shock the audience with graphic gore and the occasional jump scene just to make sure the audience stays awake. The Hills Have Eyes II is just decent entertainment, something to pass time if you're bored, and nothing else.


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