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[Rec] 2 (2009)

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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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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 ...
Jorge-Yamam Serrano ...
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Storyline

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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2 October 2009 (Spain)  »

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[Rec] 2  »

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Budget:

$5,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$3,212,444 (Spain) (2 October 2009)

Gross:

$27,766 (USA) (18 July 2012)
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The directors were very keen to give the film the additional vibe of a first person shooter video game, where the audience feels personally drawn into the action onscreen. For that reason, the barrel of a gun is in the foreground of a lot of shots. See more »

Goofs

The teenagers' video camera imprints the battery level indicator on the recording. Video cameras do not record the battery level with the video, they just display it through the viewfinder for the person operating the camera to see. See more »

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[first lines]
Ángela Vidal: We have to tape everything, Pablo. For fuck's sake.
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Featured in [Rec] 2: En un mundo de infectados (2010) See more »

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Written and Performed by Carlos Ann
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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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