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The Descent: Part 2 (2009)

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Refusing to believe her story about cave-dwelling monsters, the sole survivor of a spelunking exploration gone horribly wrong is forced to follow the authorities back into the caves where something awaits.

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Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her friends' blood - Sarah is forced back to the subterranean depths to help locate her five missing companions. As the rescue party drives deeper into uncharted caverns, nightmarish visions of the recent past begin to haunt Sarah and she starts to realize the full horror and futility of the mission. Subjected to the suspicion and mistrust of the group and confronted once more by the inbred, feral and savagely ruthless Crawlers, Sarah must draw on all her inner reserves of strength and courage in a desperate final struggle for deliverance and redemption. Written by informedsource

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Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, grisly images, terror and language | See all certifications »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£313,739 (UK) (4 December 2009)

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£587,087 (UK) (11 December 2009)
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Trivia

Had a very limited release. See more »

Goofs

The film is set right after the first one, in 2005. Rios records her video message to her daughter on a Nokia N81 phone. The N81 wasn't released until 2007. See more »

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[first lines]
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Referenced in Brad Tries...: Brad Tries Bird's Nest (2010) See more »

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Sarah revisits the caves where her friends perished; her memory is stunted until she is back in the caves and realizes what she had escaped to begin with.
28 April 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

First of all, I am a huge fan of the first Descent. I felt the concept was a fairly new one, and the dark, claustrophobic caves combined with the awesome, original creatures resulted in a totally scary thrill ride! Descent 2 is still creepy, but the creatures look more human (why would they change that?) and, I know this is a really bizarre detail to notice, the blood looks less realistic. It is too bright, and too orange-red. A weird thing to turn me off of a scary movie, but any true fan of the horror genre knows that if the blood looks fake, it just isn't as scary. There are still some frightening moments... don't get me wrong. But is it as scary and as gory as the first one? No, not at all.


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