[Rec] 2 (2009)
"[Rec]²" (original title)

R  |   |  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:
Dr. Owen (as Jonathan Mellor)
Óscar Zafra ...
Jefe (as Oscar Sánchez Zafra)
Ariel Casas ...
Pablo Rosso ...
Rafa Parra ...
Rosso (voice)
Pep Molina ...
Padre Jennifer
Andrea Ros ...
Àlex Batllori ...
Juli Fàbregas ...
Ferran Terraza ...
Martha Carbonell ...
Jorge-Yamam Serrano ...


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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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Release Date:

2 October 2009 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

[Rec] 2  »

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$5,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

£70,367 (UK) (28 May 2010)


$27,024 (USA) (6 August 2010)

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Did You Know?


Pablo Rosso, the camera from the original [Rec] (2007), returns this time as the SWAT member Rosso. See more »


It is said that former soccer players Zidane, Raul and Guti attended FC Barcelona, which they never did so. See more »


[first lines]
Ángela Vidal: We have to tape everything, Pablo. For fuck's sake.
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Referenced in Phelous & the Movies: Phlorentine 2 (2011) See more »


Written and Performed by Carlos Ann
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User Reviews

A gloriously nasty Spanish roller-coaster ride
14 January 2011 | by (www.subtitledonline.com) – See all my reviews

excerpt, full review at my location - REC splattered its way onto our screens three years ago, and part of its power was the fact this small- budget Spanish horror tale seemed to come out of nowhere. The sequel will struggle to match it simply because it lacks the surprise element which made the first one so great, right?

Apparently there are to be two more films, one a straight sequel and a prequel. The sequel will, like this one, carry on pretty much straight after the ending, but it will be hard matched to equal this one. REC2 introduces some humour which the first one lacked, but to go down that road too much will spoil all the hard work that the first two. We'll see…

A gloriously nasty Spanish roller-coaster ride up and down the stairs of that Barcelona apartment block – just don't eat too close to the film. Seriously, it's that gory.

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