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Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2008)

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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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Tanner
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Caleb
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Otis
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Reece
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Doris
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Groom
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Truck Driver
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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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Pray they're not watching you. See more »

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Horror | Thriller

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

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20 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Adiexodo 2: I arhi  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

Scott Anderson is the only actor who's appeared in the first and second movie. See more »

Goofs

When the first couple are having sex, they mess with the lights so that they can change the camera angle for a better view. But later, when they're watching the tape with their distributor the angle of the camera is wrong. They're watching a part that happened before they switched to an overhead view, but the angle is overhead anyway. See more »

Quotes

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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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Oh! Susanna
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Arjay Smith (uncredited)
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Decent Prequel
25 January 2009 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In 2004, the redneck managers of the Meadow View Motel Gordon (David Moscow) and Reece (Brian Klugman) use room 6 to videotape the intimacy of the guests to sell porn movies. When the mysterious Mr. Smith (Scott G. Anderson) 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 (Trevor Wright), who is traveling from Chicago with his fiancée Jessica (Agnes Bruckner) and his best friend Tanner (Arjay Smith), decides to rest in Meadow View, they have a nightmarish night and try to survive from the sick intention of the gang.

The underrated "Vacancy 2: The First Cut" is a decent prequel to the original "Vacancy" (which is also a reasonable movie, nothing more than that). There are some stupid scenes, like for example Jessica beating on the window instead of escaping; or the attitude of Tanner in the house of Otis and Doris; or the conclusion with the police finding no evidence of the murders; but the final result is not bad or mediocre like mentioned in some reviews. The screenplay and the story could be better but work on DVD. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "Temos Vagas 2 - The First Cut" ("Vacancy 2: The First Cut")


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