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On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.

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Francis Hamilton / Thompson
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David Hamilton / Thompson
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Darlene Hamilton / Thompson
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Wendell Hamilton / Thompson
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Lenny Hamilton / Thompson
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Riley Stuart
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Father Stuart
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Mother Stuart
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Cole Stuart
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Ian Stuart
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James Lowe ...
Fabian
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Carol Ann
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Striker
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Lenny
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On the run with the law on their trail, America's most anguished vampire family heads to England to find an ancient vampire clan. What they find instead could tear their family, and their throats, apart forever.

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Not the same, but not good either
16 October 2012 | by See all my reviews

If a sequel tries to tell you a new story instead of rehashing/repeating what part 1 did, that is a good thing. Unfortunately this sequel is not only predictable (almost from start to finish), but also just above mediocre in general. That means it's not really bad, but it won't get your blood pumping either (no pun intended).

Since the main characters are established in the quirkier and better Thompsons, you'd expect this to go different places. And in a way it does, but that only is true in geographic terms. There's not a real story behind it all, it's a simple "match", that you will either like or you might find it too simple. Whatever the case, if you can bare with the characters (because you saw the previous film or just simply because you like the actors), than this is indeed watchable. Otherwise ... don't bother.


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