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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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Storyline

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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desert | mutant | hill | fight | torture | See more »

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The lucky ones die fast. See more »

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

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23 March 2007 (USA)  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£775,160 (UK) (30 March 2007)

Gross:

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

Originally Wes Craven had the idea of Brenda, from the first film, enlisting in the National Guard to overcome her fears, only to be sent back to the same desert with the mutants. She was to be the only one who knew where the mutants hideout was located. This idea was cut since the actress was involved with Lost (2004) at the time. See more »

Goofs

In the scene inside of the mine, when PFC Amber takes a round out of her rifle magazine to "save one for herself", the primer on the round has already been fired, as can be seen by the dimple in the primer. See more »

Quotes

Insurgent: America's mother's suck cocks!
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Crank: America's number one, bitch!
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Referenced in Death Proof (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

The Hills Have Eyes
Written by William James "Bleu" McCauley III & Taylor Locke (as Taylor Alexander Locke)
Performed by Loudlion
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Rushed out sequels are always a mess.
2 October 2007 | by (Noctropolis) – See all my reviews

The premise of this awaited sequel was really good and after the huge success of the remake I expected a lot sincerely.

The sad truth is that this movie is really absurd and inept. The situations are dumb and beyond reason and the acting is truly awful.

This time there aren't likable characters or violins unlike the remake. Also, the gore is not that abundant and when it happens it's truly bad.

The violence is minimal and it's a shame because there are many arguments that make you think that there's room for heavy violence. I mean, there's a SWAT team that is hunting a family of cannibal mutants. You surely expect something different! When I watched it on the movies I wanted my money back.

Anyways this is a clear example of how rushed out movies turn out to be a mess and demonstrate poor quality on all aspects.

A mess that let down the fans of the remake like me. That's why sequels are never welcomed; at least this movie isn't as terrible as the 1985 sequel to the original.


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