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30 September 2008 (USA) See more »
Three friends embark on a trip to track down Nicole and her boyfriend, and they quickly find out that the mystery is stranger and scarier than they imagined. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Direct-to-video torture porn for people who just can't get enough of Rest Stop's killer ghost. See more (26 total) »


  (in credits order)

Richard Tillman ... Tom Hilts

Jessie Ward ... Marilyn

Graham Norris ... Jared

Joseph George Mendicino ... Jesse (as Joey Mendicino)

Julie Mond ... Nicole

Brionne Davis ... The Driver

Diane Salinger ... The Mother (as Diane Louise Salinger)

Michael Childers ... The Father
Gary Entin ... Twin #1
Edmund Entin ... Twin #2

Mikey Post ... Scotty

Steve Railsback ... The Owner

Michael Toland ... Mr. Hilts

Kelly Albanese ... Party Girl #1
Sharon Senina ... Party Girl #2
rest of cast listed alphabetically:

Gina Fricchione ... Family Friend (uncredited)
Adam Friedman ... Additional Voice (voice) (uncredited)

Wes Robertson ... Buddy (uncredited)

Directed by
Shawn Papazian 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
John Shiban 

Produced by
Aaron Billet .... associate producer
Steve Ecclesine .... producer
Tony Krantz .... producer
Reece Pearson .... associate producer
John Shiban .... producer
Original Music by
Bear McCreary 
Cinematography by
Jas Shelton 
Film Editing by
Richard Byard 
Casting by
Patrick Baca 
Robin Nassif 
Production Design by
Frank Bollinger 
Art Direction by
Russell M. Jaeger 
Set Decoration by
Eden Barr 
Costume Design by
Danielle Launzel 
Makeup Department
Adam Brandy .... makeup artist
R.J. McCasland .... makeup artist
Krystal Melton .... assistant makeup artist
Myke Michaels .... makeup department head
Janette Nielsen .... makeup artist
Abby Roll .... key hair stylist
Richard Wetzel .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Jeffrey Baker .... executive in charge of production
Lawreen E. Kayl .... unit production manager
George Rizkallah .... post-production supervisor
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Elion Olson .... second assistant director
Aaron Penn .... second second assistant director
Paul Silver .... first assistant director
Art Department
Jami Anderson .... on-set dresser (as Jami Lynn Anderson)
Jonathan Buchanan .... property master
Jason Cardillo-Lee .... set dresser
Liza Chenault .... set dresser
Jon De Pabon .... paint boss
Cade Fall .... art department assistant
Philip Fitzpatrick .... set dresser
Slade Hammer .... leadman
Douglas R. Johnson .... head painter
Christopher W. Jones .... construction coordinator
Sara Krueger .... art department coordinator
Erin McKenna .... scenic painter
Ben Page .... propmaker
Steven L. Rapak .... carpenter
Joseph Yuss Simon .... storyboard artist
Walter Weiss .... general foreman
Mark Achilles White .... assistant property master
Sound Department
Joshua Adeniji .... foley editor
Dhyana Carlton-Tims .... dialogue & adr editor
John B. Cormier .... foley artist
Klark Culp .... utility sound person
Robert Dehn .... assistant sound editor
Levent Erdogan .... additional dialogue editor
Levent Erdogan .... foley editor
J. Alex Faucheux .... foley artist
Brent Findley .... sound effects editor
Judah Getz .... adr mixer
Dick Hansen .... production sound mixer
Scott Hinkley .... re-recording mixer
Michael Kaleta .... boom operator
Cody King .... sound effects editor
Richard Kitting .... additional sound re-recording mixer
Andrew Morgado .... adr mixer
Brian Seagrave .... audio conform
Special Effects by
Mark Weatherbe .... special effects coordinator
Visual Effects by
Peter Allendale .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Kenneth Armstrong .... graphics designer: Comen VFX
Tim Carras .... visual effects supervisor
Joshua D. Comen .... visual effects producer
Sean Coonce .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Brandy Handelman .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Zachary Lo .... digital compositor: Comen VFX
Holly Rayman .... controller: Comen VFX
Matthew R. Anderson .... stunt coordinator
Robert Sean Burke .... stunt double
Edward Conna .... assistant stunt coordinator
Steve Rizzo .... stunt double
Shaun Vickers .... stunt double
Camera and Electrical Department
Jereme Abboud .... grip
David M. Adams .... grip
Carlos Aranda .... electrician
Victor Avila .... additional assistant camera
Tom Clancey .... camera operator: "b" camera
Tom Clancey .... director of photography: second unit
Brian D'Haem .... lighting technician
Ardy Fatehi .... rigging electrician
Nathan Dean Fetzer .... set lighting technician
Patrick D. Fields .... grip
Brandon Flohr .... grip
Alex Gaynor .... lighting technician (as Alex O. Gaynor)
Tom Howard .... lighting technician
Jonathan Huddleston .... best boy grip
Yoshikazu Isomura .... electrician
Keith A. Jones .... first assistant camera: "a" camera
Tom Jordan .... first assistant camera: "b" camera
Michael Kleiman .... second assistant camera
Eric Leong .... grip
Robyn Link .... second assistant camera
Steven A. Lundgren .... gaffer
Ilja Magura .... lighting technician
Steve Mulcahey .... key grip
Kate Nixa .... loader
Robyn Noble .... second assistant camera: "a" camera: "c" camera
Craig Steven Riley .... dolly grip (as Craig Steven Reilly)
Joseph Rotta .... grip
Wally Rowell .... rigging gaffer
Timothy Robert Ryan .... lighting technician
David Sheetz .... electrician
Julie Sherman .... still photographer
Christopher Taylor .... head camera operator
Steven Tilly .... grip
Ron Tondreau .... best boy grip
Chris Tonkovich .... best boy electric
Chris Way .... grip
Casting Department
Carla Lewis .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Rochelle Best .... costume supervisor
Alison Carrelli .... key costumer
Editorial Department
Randy Beveridge .... final colorist
Randy Beveridge .... senior colorist (2008)
Jennifer Hunter .... assistant editor
Emily Koonse .... first assistant editor
Music Department
Romeo Antonio .... music supervisor
Jonathan Beard .... composer: special features
Steve Kaplan .... scoring engineer
Jeremy Levy .... orchestrator
Shawn Papazian .... music supervisor
Brandon Roberts .... orchestrator
Aaron Roethe .... composer: additional music
Aaron Roethe .... scoring coordinator
John Shiban .... music supervisor
Jonathan Snipes .... composer: additional music
Transportation Department
Leslie C. Blenkhorn .... driver
Joe Breuer .... driver
David M. Frish .... driver
J. Armin Garza II .... driver: camera car
Pablo Gonzalez .... driver
Donny Joseph .... driver
Craig Lietzke .... transportation coordinator
Tom Lyons .... driver
Dale Moser .... driver
Joel Renfro .... transportation captain
Scott Sampson .... construction driver
John Simanovich .... transportation co-captain
Michael P. Walsh .... driver
Other crew
Martin Alcala .... production accountant
Tansey Allen .... key base production assistant
Tom Ara .... legal counsel
Tom Cabral .... accounting clerk
Thatiana Viana Cruz .... office production assistant
Marc Garcia .... set medic
Aaron Goldstein .... assistant: Mr. Myrick
Josh Holden Hume .... key set production assistant
Carlos G. Lopez .... assistant production coordinator
Emily McLaughlin .... assistant: Mr. Shiban
Charlie Parrish .... armorer (as H. Charles Parrish)
Reece Pearson .... assistant: Mr. Krantz
Tal Polany .... set production assistant
A.J. Rinella .... unit production assistant
Kim Rocco Shields .... script supervisor
Rosana Tomas .... production coordinator
Jennifer Diane Torres .... production assistant
Rayshelle Willis .... first assistant accountant

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89 min
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Did You Know?

The actress who plays Nicole in the first film never returned for the sequel.See more »
Revealing mistakes: When Jared is driving his car in the end, and he looks up to peek under the hood of his car's sun-blocker, you can clearly see his right eye under the bandage. Earlier it was 'taken out' by the 'driver'.See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in "Jeopardy!: Episode #26.118" (2010)See more »
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2 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Direct-to-video torture porn for people who just can't get enough of Rest Stop's killer ghost., 17 February 2013
Author: Matt Kracht ( from New York

The plot: Searching for his missing brother, a soldier runs into the killer ghost from Rest Stop, with predictable results for him and his friends.

Rest Stop 2 follows many of the conventions of the first movie, but manages to excise some of the pointless filler, replacing it with extended scenes of gory torture. Also, the origin of the ghostly killer is revealed, along with his connection to the creepy religious family. If you were dying to know these things, then I can understand why you'd want to see Rest Stop 2, but there really isn't much reason to subject yourself to this movie, when you can just read the synopsis on Wikipedia or the IMDb.

One of the saving graces of the original Rest Stop was its atmosphere and judicial use of gore. Unfortunately, the parts without gore tended to be a bit boring. In Rest Stop 2, the gore is pretty much its sole reason for being. As a result, I would recommend this movie only to fans of Rest Stop, gorehounds, and torture porn enthusiasts. Most other people will probably be either bored stupid or too grossed out. It's no masterpiece, but the gore effects are pretty good, for a low budget, direct-to-video sequel. Honestly, I'm a bit tired of horror movies that are nothing but young adults being tortured to death slowly, but I've seen worse ones than this. Some of the scenes were twisted enough to be memorable, but the movie itself really isn't.

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