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20 September 2011 (USA) See more »
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Death polished. See more »
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"ChromeSkull" is the sequel to the 2009 horror hit "Laid to Rest." It brings back ChromeSkull, who barely... See more » | Add synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order)

Brian Austin Green ... Preston

Thomas Dekker ... Tommy

Mimi Michaels ... Jess

Owain Yeoman ... King

Danielle Harris ... Spann

Gail O'Grady ... Nancy

Johnathon Schaech ... Agent Sells

Nick Principe ... ChromeSkull

Christopher Allen Nelson ... Max (as Christopher Nelson)

Angelina Armani ... Holland

Brett Wagner ... Tiny

Allison Kyler ... The Girl

Aimee-Lynn Chadwick ... Allie

Chris Carnel ... Trost

Camden Toy ... Dr. Kerr

Jade Ramsey ... Laurie

Nikita Ramsey ... Laurie
Steve Rizzo ... Knight
Ky Evans ... Fraser (as Karl Evanoff)

Alex Jovica ... Cochern

Brianne Davis ... Mrs. Cromeans

Julia Lea Wolov ... Female FBI Agent (as Julia Wolov)

Stacy Chbosky ... Rescue Team Member

Dana Goodman ... Rescue Team Member

Julie Gribble ... Rescue Team Member
Erik Porn ... Rescue Team Member

Mycole Metcalf ... Female Medical Worker
Renee Pearson ... Female Medical Worker
Tina-Elena Martinez ... Female Medical Worker (as Tina Martinez)

Eric Lloyd ... Geeky Worker
Zachary Alden Baker ... Tattoo Artist (as Zach Baker)
Jonathan Gording ... Dr. G

Anthony Fitzgerald ... Anthony
Steve Holden ... Police Officer
Brandon Murray ... Police Officer
Raymond Titus ... Police Officer
Ben Tatar ... Dr. Cromeans
Dorian Helmic ... Young Child
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Directed by
Robert Hall 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Kevin Bocarde 
Robert Hall 

Produced by
Kevin Bocarde .... producer
Krishna Devine .... line producer
Robert Hall .... executive producer
Stephen Niver .... producer
Andrew Shepherd .... associate producer
Chang Tseng .... producer
 
Original Music by
Leon Bradford 
Lance Warlock 
 
Cinematography by
Amanda Treyz (director of photography)
 
Film Editing by
Robert Hall 
Thomas A. Krueger 
 
Production Design by
Eugene Wyrick 
 
Art Direction by
Brett Hatcher 
 
Costume Design by
Camille Jumelle 
 
Makeup Department
Cris Alex .... special makeup effects artist
Joe Badiali .... special makeup effects artist
Danielle Barkat .... makeup department head
Chase Birdsong .... special makeup effects technician
Sonia Cabrera .... key makeup artist
Stephen Imhoff .... special makeup effects artist
Dalton Kutsch .... special makeup effects technician: Almost Human Inc.
Saori Nakada .... co-hair department head
Chie Noguchi .... makeup artist
Erik Porn .... special makeup effects supervisor
Christian Quarantillo .... makeup effects
Veronica Rodarte .... co-hair department head
Bryan Smith .... special makeup effects artist
Daniele Tirinnanzi .... special makeup effects technician
 
Production Management
Chang Tseng .... unit production manager
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Vicki Goldsmith .... first assistant director: reshoots
Shannon Murray .... second assistant director
Bryan Ryan .... second second assistant director
Andrew Shepherd .... first assistant director
Ryan Spindell .... second second assistant director
 
Sound Department
John Guentner .... foley mixer
Goeun Lee .... foley editor
Tom Marks .... sound re-recording mixer
Ryan McBride .... sound designer
Craig Polding .... sound effects editor
Kunal Rajan .... supervising sound editor
Stephen Tibbo .... adr mixer
Justin W. Walker .... boom operator
 
Special Effects by
Kelsey Boutte .... special effects assistant
 
Visual Effects by
Nao Adachi .... visual effects artist
Alperen Tonyukuk Ayhan .... visual effects artist
Jason M. Bergman .... compositor
Stuart Bruzek .... visual effects artist
Yoichi Hosono .... visual effects artist
Wes James Marsh .... visual effects
Joshua Petrino .... visual effects
Erik Porn .... visual effects artist
Ikuo Saito .... visual effects supervisor
Greg VanZyl .... digital compositor
 
Stunts
Damien Bray .... stunt rigger
Alex Jovica .... utility stunts
Steve Rizzo .... stunt coordinator
Steve Rizzo .... stunt double: Brian Austin Green
Ryan Sturz .... stunt rigger
Rich Vieira .... stunt rigger
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ryan Copeland .... camera operator
Ryan Copeland .... second unit director of photography
Kemuel Depaula .... electrician (as Kemuel DePaula)
John Dern .... grip
Gabriel Diniz .... first assistant camera: a
Dustin Gardner .... best boy electric
Mallory Glidewell .... gaffer
Lee Narby .... key grip
Baron Norris .... first assistant camera
Dave B. Norris .... second assistant camera
Bryan Ricke .... grip
Matthew Rosvally .... grip
Patrick Russo .... camera operator
Levi Caleb Smith .... grip (as Levi Smith)
Lara Solanki .... still photographer
Desirée Stone .... still photographer
Eric Zaragoza .... electrician
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Kelly Caldwell .... assistant costume designer
 
Editorial Department
Andrew Drapkin .... colorist
 
Music Department
Jeff Johns .... executive producer: soundtrack album
 
Other crew
Carrie Berg .... additional set production assistant
Cara-Lynn Branch .... production assistant
Jose Luis Gonzalez .... script supervisor
Lesley Lopez .... office production assistant
Bryan Ryan .... production staff
Bryan Truex .... production coordinator: Pittsburgh
 
Thanks
Pedro J. Mérida .... special thanks
Nando Rohner .... special thanks
 

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Rated R for strong bloody violence, language and some nudity
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93 min
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8 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Very Solid Sequel, Great Effects, 19 September 2011
Author: gavin6942 from United States

ChromeSkull (Nick Principe), who barely escaped death, is hell-bent on continuing where he left off... and forging a new path of terror and destruction.

Robert Hall wrote and directed this picture, just like the first part. And Hall proves he knows what he is doing in the big chair -- while primarily known as a makeup artist, he skillfully controls this story and makes it a very powerful franchise for the 21st century. And he has not left the makeup behind, either -- CG is used very sparingly, with more than enough practical effects and gore to satisfy any horror fan.

The cast is also a bit stronger this time, with horror icon Danielle Harris making a sizable cameo and the well-known Brian Austin Green in a starring role. His character calls to mind certain aspects of "Saw", which I think is unfortunate, but also overcomes those comparisons. ChromeSkull is not Jigsaw -- he cares not for redemption or to test humanity.

There is an expanded mythology in this film centering around "the organization", which I found to be a bit complicated and hard to follow. Maybe I need to view the first film again, view this film again or listen to the commentary. I feel there is a lot of potential here for exploring the organization, and also potential for sequels (though hopefully they do not proceed without having a solid story to tell).

This sequel is more mature than the original, but relies on the same strengths -- fast-paced action, terror and gore. If that is the type of horror film you like, this is a must-see for you. I do not wish to say it is anti-cerebral, but this is not a thinking film... it is blood first, story second... and not in a bad way.

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