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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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Ellen Rios
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Doctor Roger Payne
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Lynch
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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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Fear runs deep. Revenge runs deeper. See more »


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

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2 December 2009 (UK)  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£313,739 (UK) (4 December 2009)

Gross:

£587,087 (UK) (11 December 2009)
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While Vaines unclasp his holster and takes the gun out, his thumbnail looks completely different from the one holding the camera. The last-mentioned thumbnail lets to assume that the cameraman is a much younger person than Vaines. See more »

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Ed Oswald: Jeez!
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A little less of the same... but still worth your pennies for the ride
30 October 2009 | by (England) – See all my reviews

I'm sure this will be the general feel from the majority of reviews but I've got to say that the Descent part 2 is just what you should expect; Similar character development but less of; Similar direction/cinematography but less of; Similar jumpy frights but less of; Similar gore but less of; Similar crawlers but less of; Similar fun but less of. However, for a £3.5m budget, 1st time director and not much room to manoeuvre with the script it's definitely an enjoyable Friday night flick worth investing in. Hey guys it's a sequel and with few exceptions (which I'm sure are discussed ad nauseum on IMDb notice boards) sequels at best are watered down versions of the originals. Not as good as "The Descent" but certainly better than Mr. Marshall's "Doomsday".


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