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The haunted Lambert family seeks to uncover the mysterious childhood secret that has left them dangerously connected to the spirit world.

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Renai is interrogated by a police detective about the supernatural events in the house. While the police investigate the house, the Lambert family temporarily moves to the old house of Lorraine Lambert. Renai is haunted by a woman in white and Josh has a strange behavior at home. Meanwhile Lorraine seeks out Elise's partners Specs and Tucker expecting to find answers. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Rated PG-13 for intense sequences of terror and violence, and thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Astralna podmuklost: Poglavlje 2  »

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$5,000,000 (estimated)

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$40,272,103 (USA) (13 September 2013)

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$83,574,831 (USA) (13 December 2013)
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When Specs and Tucker analyze the footage of young Josh, the 'Panasonic' VCR logo has been worn away in places so that it reads 'Panic' instead. See more »

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When Josh places an unconscious Renai on the sofa, she's lying face-up. In the next shot, her head is turned to the side. See more »

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Josh Lambert: I know what happened. I went in that place to get our son back and something evil followed me, who killed Elise.
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Remember when someone told you sequels were bad?
7 December 2013 | by (America) – See all my reviews

I should start by saying that I was not the hugest fan of Insidious to begin with although I did find it better than average and decent, just not great. The sequel however is the epitome of why most sequels do not work, Insidious 2 is just a mess. First strike is that this movie cannot stand on its own, viewing of the first Insidious is absolutely required if you are to understand the plot or care about any of the characters. Insidious 2 starts where the first left off only the characters are not familiar in the sense that this franchise is beloved or well known so that when we start here, even if you have seen the first, you just do not care about anyone in this film...child, women or otherwise. I think the creator is banking on fanboy success in that you are already familiar with all of the characters and thus interested in their progression. Even then, the characters here are wire thin as far as development goes...I will say that the actors portraying the young versions of the primary cast in flashback scenes were marvellous. It is obvious there is a lot of love here, as far as the making of, but it is too much to ask of the audience to be equally enthusiastic about this franchise as the creators are.

On paper everything is decent, solid acting, direction and script ... but as I mentioned only if you either JUST finished the first Insidious or are a huge fan of the first Insidious....otherwise this movie comes across as just a mess of stuff happening to characters you do not care about.


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