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[Rec]² (2009)

 -  Horror  -  2 October 2009 (Spain)
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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 ...
Larra
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Martos
Pablo Rosso ...
Rosso
Rafa Parra ...
Rosso (voice)
Pep Molina ...
Padre Jennifer
Andrea Ros ...
Mire
Àlex Batllori ...
Ori
Pau Poch ...
Tito
Juli Fàbregas ...
Bombero
Ferran Terraza ...
Claudia Silva ...
Martha Carbonell ...
Jorge-Yamam Serrano ...
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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

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Fear Revisited

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

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Also Known As:

REC 2: Fear Revisited  »

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$8,191 (USA) (9 July 2010)

Gross:

$27,024 (USA) (6 August 2010)
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The SWAT team, police and crowd of onlookers outside the building were real people, not actors. See more »

Goofs

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 »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ángela Vidal: We have to tape everything, Pablo. For fuck's sake.
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User Reviews

 
Move Thee Reviews: A Creative Roller Coaster Ride
8 January 2010 | by (Hong Kong) – See all my reviews

REC 2 creatively transforms a zombie movie into a different genre and challenges our preconceptions about zombies. Besides, it is more exciting and frightening than REC because there are more actions and more points of view. In addition, the teenage boy plays his role convincingly and the ending is unpredictable.

Another movie, Paranormal Activity, was also shot with a shaky camera from the first person's point of view. I personally find it less impressive than both REC and REC 2, which require the audience to think after viewing.

Before watching REC 2, everyone SHOULD watch REC first. May I also kindly remind you to beware of spoilers in discussion forums before you watch it? Enjoy this compelling roller coaster ride! 4 / 5


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