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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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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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If the camera is on, you're dead. 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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20 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Adiexodo 2: I arhi  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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When driving up to the motel there is a sign that has a branch obscuring the sign and making it read "cheap Bates" - a nod to the original slasher motel, the Bates Motel from Psycho (1960). 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 »

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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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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Oh! Susanna
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Arjay Smith (uncredited)
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1 November 2013 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

Having disliked the first Vacancy, my expectations for this direct-to-video prequel were exceptionally low. But it starred Agnes Bruckner, who I like, so I gave it a shot. The fact it was on TV so I didn't have to pay for it probably influenced my decision as well. The best I can say about this one is that it is marginally better than the first Vacancy. But I freely admit that could be my bias towards the lead showing. Truthfully, it's not a very good movie. It was very predictable and as a result, never suspenseful. Certainly never scary. Like the first one, I recommend you don't waste your time with it unless you really like the actors involved...and beyond Agnes Bruckner, I can't see that being a possibility.


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