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Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2008)

R  |  Video  |   |  Horror, Thriller  |  20 January 2009 (USA)
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Three young people check into the Meadow View Inn for a night's rest, fully unaware of the inn's sick-minded employees and their nefarious intentions.

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In 2004, the managers of the Meadow View Motel Gordon and Reece use room 6 to videotape the intimacy of the guests to sell porn movies. When the mysterious Mr. Smith checks in with a young woman, they witness the sadistic psychopath guest stabbing and killing his mate. The footage is a success and they decide to make other snuff movies with Smith. When Caleb, who is traveling from Chicago with his fiancée Jessica and his best friend Tanner, decides to rest in Meadow View, they have a nightmarish night and try to survive from the sick intention of the gang. Written by Anonymous

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Last April, authorities shut down the Pinewood Motel. They discovered over 200 videotaped murders. The earliest tape is dated September 2004. This is the story of the first victims. See more »

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

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Frank Whaley was offered the chance to reprise his role of Mason from the previous installment and was interested in returning but ultimately turned it down for salary reasons. See more »

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During the scene in the trailer with the killer, it's very clear the packing boxes are empty. See more »

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Otis: [Doris has let two strangers in need of help - Tanner and Jessica - into the house] Doris, what the hell are you doing?
Doris: Jesus would let these two in here.
Otis: Yeah, but he knows if they slit his throat he'll be back in three days!
Doris: Otis, that is blasphemy,
Otis: And this here is crazy.
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Pretty average sequel to surprisingly enjoyable "Vacancy".
15 January 2009 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

Agnes Bruckner plays Jessica,a sexy girl from South Carolina.She on a road trip with her fiancée Caleb and annoying friend Tanner.Soon they find themselves checking into the Meadow View Inn a week after an initial murder took place the previous week.The motel's employee Gordon and his three comrades focus on torturing guests for profit and recording their agony on tape,leaving the three friends having to fight for survival.This straight-to-video sequel to horror hit "Vacancy" offers nothing fresh.It's more violent and sadistic than its predecessor,but less believable.The characters of villains are actually more interesting than protagonists.The motel setting is spot on as it provides some spooky atmosphere.It's a shame that the climax is so anticlimatic.6 out of 10.


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