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Wrong Turn 2: Dead End (2007)

R | | Horror | Video 9 October 2007
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A group of reality show contestants find themselves fighting for their survival against a family of hideously deformed inbred cannibals who plan to ruthlessly butcher them all.

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Retired military commander Colonel Dale Murphy hosts the simulated post-apocalyptic reality show where participants are challenged to survive a remote West Virginia wasteland. But the show turns into a nightmarish showdown when each realizes they are being hunted by an inbred family of cannibals determined to make them all dinner! Written by Shaquille

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In the Forest, Only They Can Hear You Scream. See more »

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Rated R for strong horror violence and gore, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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The only film in the series that does not contain at least one scene of drug use. See more »

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When Kimberly is cut into half, only her intestine comes out not her blood. See more »

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[first lines]
Tommy: Hello?
Kimberly: It's dead out here and I'm hating you about now. What kind of agent are you?
Tommy: You'll find the road, Kimberly. Look, it's 4 a.m. in LA. Can I go back to sleep?
Kimberly: I was up all night on the red-eye, and it wasn't first class like you promised.
Tommy: Give me credit for the car. Nice ride, huh?
Kimberly: Yeah, whatever. By the way, these directions suck! This project sucks.
Tommy: Hey, it's a great opportunity.
Kimberly: It's a reality show pilot.
Tommy: Hey, you sang your way to the top seven the last time you were on TV...
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Followed by Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines (2012) See more »

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Wake Pig
Written by Joey Eppard
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Courtesy of Metal Blade Records Inc.
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A surprisingly good movie.
7 January 2008 | by (The Penumbra) – See all my reviews

Low-rent slasher sequels are usually garbage, I mean has anyone seen Hostel 2, The Grudge 2 or Hills Have Eyes 2? As a result I really wasn't expecting much of this movie despite enjoying the first, not merely for the gorgeous Eliza Dushku either. The premise is nothing new, but the characters, gore and inventive kills make it well worth watching.

The always cool Henry Rollins (who I'd pay money just to see reading the bible) plays a retired Army Colonel who is now hosting a faux-post apocalyptic reality game show. The setting: the woods. But not just any woods, this is inbred hillbilly territory and they are only too happy to devour a bunch of young city folks.

Erica Leerhseen (who seriously does not look as old as she is) plays Nina, the cynical, jaded one of the group who keeps her cool when the guts start spilling. Usually with these movies you can tell exactly who is going to die and in what order, but Wrong Turn 2 still managed to seem fresh. I wasn't simply waiting for characters to die or wishing that they'd hurry up and meet a grisly end, since such fodder are usually highly annoying.

The one thing that I didn't like was the utterly flat photography. The original had a dark, grainy and hardcore look to it but the sequel just seems so clean and bright and open. I think that if Joe Lynch was perhaps a more experienced director then the film would look tighter and more dynamic, as it is the cinematography does little to compliment the above-average production design.

If you are a fan of the first movie then I totally recommend that you give this one a go. It surpassed my expectations and I'm usually quite a snob when it comes to movies.


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