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Grave Encounters 2 (2012)

Not Rated | | Horror | 2 October 2012 (USA)
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A film student who is obsessed with the movie Grave Encounters sets out with his friends to visit the psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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For people who don't believe the events of Grave Encounters (2011).Grave Encounters, film student Alex Wright is out to prove them wrong. Alex is as obsessed with the first film as the 20 million people who viewed its viral trailer on YouTube. While he and his friends research the events and visit the real psychiatric hospital depicted in the original film, they find themselves face-to-face with unspeakable evil, banking on the hope that their knowledge of the original film will help them survive the sequel. Written by Production

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Fear Is Just a Word. Reality Is Much Worse.




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2 October 2012 (USA)  »

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Fenómeno siniestro 2  »

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Right before the credits flash, there is a flash on the screen containing the numbers, "49 14 122 48." This is the exact location of the building featured in the movie. See more »


When Alex is found by the police in the middle of the road, just beforehand it states that it is December 5, 2011. The date on the police video says it's the early hours of December 4, 2011. See more »


Alex Wright: So you admit it, the footage is real
Jerry Hartfield: Yeah, every last frame of it. Except for a few cheap visual effects that we added at the last minute.
Alex Wright: I guess I just don't understand why you did it.
Jerry Hartfield: Listen, when I first saw those tapes, I was scared to death. You understand? I mean, I even thought about destroying them. But after all the settlements I was close to bankruptcy, and so... I had an idea. Why not release it as a film? You know maybe we can recoup some of our losses. And it worked great. They ...
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After the credits roll, there is a short scene with Tessa and Jennifer in the dorm room discussing the events of the party. See more »


References Michael Jackson: Thriller (1983) See more »


This Ain't A Party
Written by Suzy Sabla, Katy Horsley, Adam Sabla, Hayz Fisher and Tony D
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Not the worst horror movie out there
17 February 2013 | by (Tabriz, Iran) – See all my reviews

I haven't seen the first film, so I had no idea it was a found footage film. The first thing you need to even start liking such a movie is to have a liking for the found footage genre. If you don't, you won't enjoy it, no matter how good the movie is. Having seen all four Paranormal Activity films and one or two other found footage films, I was prepared for what was coming, so I didn't expect a good acting to begin with. I knew it was going to be shabby and sound amateurish, because a found footage film is supposed to be like that. Professional performances would be a drawback for this genre, as it is intended to be make-belief. That being said, you can't really complain about "bad acting" in this movie. After all, it is a plus.

The most annoying thing about this movie however is that it takes too long for the good part to start, but when it does you're in for a half-scary half-laughable ride. The movie was a success at conveying the sinister nature of the ghosts beautifully. The shaky camera was a little over the top for my taste. It actually gave me a headache. They didn't have to pull the wall-cameras off to capture everything on their shoulders. That would have been the solution for too many unnecessary shaky shots.

I liked the role the cop played in the movie. I liked the sudden deaths. Some of them were too violent for a ghost story, but I'd rather see it as an attempt at being scarier. The last 20 minutes was a drag. They should have cut the inessential scenes. For a found footage film, I think it was above average. It had its moments, its thrills, and its flaws, like any other horror movie. Keep your expectations low, because making a satisfying horror movie is a real challenge these days. I haven't seen any good horror movies in 2012 or in 2011 for that matter. The horror movie industry is dying and that's a bitter truth we horror movie fans have to face.

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