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Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2008)

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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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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Trivia

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

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

Quotes

Smith: This moviemaking shit is a lot harder than it looks.
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Connections

References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Oh! Susanna
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Arjay Smith (uncredited)
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Better than expected
25 January 2009 | by (Oklahoma, US) – See all my reviews

I was really surprised by this one. As far as direct to DVD films go, this one's much better than average. It has pretty good acting and production values. I'd say it's comparable in quality to Joy Ride 2, if you've had a chance to catch that one.

Since it's a prequel, the conclusion is mostly foregone, but the writers did offer up a few nice twists that keeps this from being a waste of time.

Not a lot of gore. It (thankfully) skips most of the torture porn conventions, and mostly offers up a nice companion piece to the first movie. If you liked the original Vacancy, give this one a chance.


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