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[Rec] 2 (2009)

[Rec]² (original title)
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In order to ascertain the current situation inside, a supposed medical officer and a GEO team step into the quarantined and ill-fated apartment building.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Dr. Owen (as Jonathan Mellor)
Óscar Zafra ...
Jefe (as Oscar Sánchez Zafra)
Ariel Casas ...
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Pablo Rosso ...
Rosso
Rafa Parra ...
Rosso (voice)
Pep Molina ...
Padre Jennifer
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Àlex Batllori ...
Ori
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Juli Fàbregas ...
Ferran Terraza ...
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Martha Carbonell ...
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The medical Dr. Owen leads a three-men SWAT team inside the sealed off building to get blood sample from the girl Medeiros to develop an antidote. They are attacked by the zombie-like creatures and Dr. Owen locks a zombie inside a room using a crucifix. He discloses that the patient zero was possessed by the evil and the Vatican sent him to save mankind. Further, they will only leave the building under his voice command. Meanwhile, three teenagers follow a fireman and a man that breaks into the building through the sewage system to rescue his colleague and daughter respectively and they are trapped inside. They are lured and release the evil creature that was locked by Dr. Owen in a room. Out of the blue, the lead team meets the journalist Ângela Vidal hidden inside the building. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Fear Revisited

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Horror | Thriller

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, disturbing images and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Budget:

$5,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£70,367 (UK) (28 May 2010)

Gross:

$27,024 (USA) (6 August 2010)
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A lot of the zombie shrieking was added in at post-production stage. To shoot with numerous actors shrieking constantly would have meant that all the dialog would have been drowned out. Adding it in afterward meant that the sound technicians could manipulate the noise to its best advantage. See more »

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(at around 28 mins) When the doctor's testing the blood, the plate changes from being 80% filled with thick blood to being fully covered with a thin layer of blood, just before busting into flames, after a soldier passes in front of the camera. See more »

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Ángela Vidal: We have to tape everything, Pablo. For fuck's sake.
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References Alien (1979) See more »

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Vudú. Extended Version
Written and Performed by Carlos Ann
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They did it again!
24 February 2010 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

First of all someone wrote : "Worst movie ever?" I'm wondering if he really watched this movie. Anyway REC2 really did it for me,I was so looking forward to seeing this sequel and after reading some IMDb reviews I was thinking...boy I hope this wont be major let down.

And it wasn't! From the first minute to the last it was a thrill ride.I saw some excellent camera work, some really impressive effects and some top acting.

After i watched the first one,i was asking myself :"How did it start? What really happened?" Well in REC2 you get all the answers.

Once again BRAVO Jaume Balagueró&Paco Plaza BRAVO Spain


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