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Boogeyman II (1983)

Revenge of the Boogeyman (original title)
R | | Horror | 24 August 1983 (USA)
Lacey travels to Hollywood, to the home of a film director, where she brings along the last surviving haunted mirror shard from the end of the first movie as proof to her horrifying experiences.

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Bruce Pearn (as Bruce Starr), Ulli Lommel (uncredited) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Suzanna Love ... Lacey
Ulli Lommel ... Mickey Lombard
Shannah Hall Shannah Hall ... Bonnie Lombard
Sholto von Douglas Sholto von Douglas ... Joseph
Bob Rosenfarb Bob Rosenfarb ... Bernie
Rhonda Aldrich Rhonda Aldrich ... Cynthia
Sarah Jean Watkins Sarah Jean Watkins ... Kathy
Rock Mackenzie ... Jim
Raf Nazario Raf Nazario ... Harvey
Leslie Smith Leslie Smith ... Sally, Miss Arizona 1979
Mina Kolb ... Agent Constance
Ann Wilkinson ... Priscilla
David D'Arnal David D'Arnal ... Sandor (as David D'Arnel)
Ashley DuBay Ashley DuBay ... Honey Lombard
John Carradine ... Dr. Warren (archive footage)
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Lacey is approached by a group of Hollywood phonies to make a movie based on her experiences. Lacey travels to Hollywood, to the home of a film director, where she brings along the last surviving haunted mirror shard from the end of the first movie as proof to her horrifying experiences. One by one, the phonies are killed by the mirror spirit who possesses the body of the director's manservant. Written by Creepshow_tonite

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Directed by Bruce Starr and an uncredited Ulli Lommel, it was written by Starr, Lommel and the original film's star, Suzanna Love, although the writing goes uncredited in the film. See more »

Quotes

Cynthia: To me, people are people... are people.
Bernie: Oh, I absolutely agree. I mean, without people, there wouldn't be, uh, anybody.
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Alternate Versions

In most versions, the opening titles are in red, in a generic font against a plain black background. The British version, titled "Revenge of the Boogeyman" has a completely different set of titles: red lettering, like that found on a birthday cake, on plain white cards. When John Carradine's name appears, a hand is very clearly visible in the top right corner holding the card up for the camera to film. See more »

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Follows The Boogey Man (1980) See more »

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Beware of the Boogeyman!
4 January 2011 | by BA_HarrisonSee all my reviews

Under interrogation from the police, art-house film-maker turned horror director Mickey Lombard (Ulli Lommel) gives his account of the events that have resulted in his arrest for a series of grisly murders.

In the mid 80s, UK horror fans were treated with utter contempt by the BBFC when the organisation saw fit to draw up a list of films they deemed unsuitable for public viewing due to their graphic nature—a list which included several films that are now recognised as classics of the genre. To make matters even worse, this 'video nasty' list also included certain titles that were indisputably complete and utter garbage. Years later, horror fans who actively seek out all of the official 'nasty' titles for the sake of completion can find themselves playing a game of horror movie Russian roulette.

One video nasty that is most definitely the movie equivalent of a loaded chamber is Ulli Lommell's Boogeyman II (AKA Revenge of the Boogeyman), an absolutely dire snooze-fest that almost makes taking a bullet to the brain seem like the preferable option (it would certainly involve a lot less suffering). Consisting primarily of regurgitated footage from the first film, plus a few additional scenes starring the director himself and some risible supernatural killings (including death by electric toothbrush!?!), Boogeyman II makes most of the other nasties look like classics in comparison (so perhaps it's not an entirely worthless flick after all).

So bad is the film, in fact, that it has been suggested by some (including Lommell himself, unsurprisingly) that the whole thing was a massive two fingers up to the film industry by a disgruntled director unable to receive funding for anything but horror films. If this was the case, then I guess Lommell succeeded: his film is a joyless experience from start to finish, one which must have had his investors seething with rage.

Incredibly, twenty years after its initial release, director Lommell issued a re-edited 'Redux' version intended to finally realise his original vision. If anything, this cut is even worse than the first one.


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Language:

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Release Date:

24 August 1983 (USA) See more »

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