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The Hills Have Eyes Part II (1984)

A group of bikers, heading to a race, become stranded in the desert and find themselves fighting off a family of inbred cannibals who live off the land.

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Wes Craven

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Robert Houston ... Bobby
David Nichols David Nichols ... The Psychiatrist
Virginia Vincent ... Ethel Carter (archive footage)
James Whitworth ... Jupiter (archive footage)
Suze Lanier-Bramlett ... Brenda (archive footage) (as Susan Lanier)
Tamara Stafford ... Cass
Kevin Spirtas ... Roy (as Kevin Blair)
John Laughlin ... Hulk
Willard E. Pugh ... Foster (as Willard Pugh)
Peter Frechette ... Harry
Colleen Riley Colleen Riley ... Jane
Penny Johnson Jerald ... Sue (as Penny Johnson)
Janus Blythe ... Rachel / Ruby
Lance Gordon ... Mars (archive footage)
Brenda Marinoff Brenda Marinoff ... Katy (archive footage)
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Storyline

A group of bikers, which includes some of the survivors from the original film, embark on a journey by bus to a biker race near the desert of the infamous incidents. However, because of a mistake they are late and decide to take a shortcut through the desert. Halfway through the desert the bus breaks down. While trying to repair the bus, some of the group wander off, and wind up in the traps of the survivors of the mutant family of the first. Then the mutants go after the rest... Written by Parca Mortem <icy_shadow@rocketmail.com>

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So you think you're lucky to be alive...

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Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 August 1985 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Hills Have Eyes Part 2 See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$700,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

VTC See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Wes Craven thought John Bloom's voice wasn't strong enough for his role as The Reaper, so he had Nicholas Worth loop all of Bloom's lines in post-production. See more »

Goofs

(at around 53 mins) When Hulk gets shot off the bike with the crossbow the cable that pulls him from the bike is clearly visible. See more »

Quotes

Foster: Sue, it ain't natural to be in a place without a disco.
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References Cannibal Holocaust (1980) See more »

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28 July 2003 | by Fire-WalkWithMeSee all my reviews

Just watched this movie a couple of hours ago! Sure, I loved The Hills Have Eyes, and I had heard how horrible this one was, but I bought it anyway for $3. And it's not THAT bad! Really! If you don't keep saying "Gee, this movie is crap compared to the original", I mean, it's not a great movie, but it's not unwatchable. Some things are pretty annoying and/or stupid... like...

*When the girl finally admits to being the ex-cannibal sister Ruby, and that it was Bobby's family that was in the incident, THEY DON'T CARE! GEE, I was hoping they would at least react! P***ED ME OFF! That ruined some of the movie for me... The characters just don'tttt care.

*The characters, most of them, P*** ME OFF also. All they do is walk around saying "Yeahhh right, there's nothing to worry about, hahaha". The 'there's nothing to worry about' attitude Gets old.

*Hardly anyone finds out when someone has been killed. That's part of the fun of horror movies, for the people to find out someones dead, go tell the others, and freak out!

*The ending was ridiculus. So, the guy came up with that ingenius plot? Wow... he must be next in line for the Pulitzer! Brilliant.

But, it is just a movie.... Keep telling yourself that....

That's about it, now, with all that said, there dosent seem to be any good things about it... Annoying... Sometimes stupid, but never really boring... Not the worst choice for a boring day. Plus, there's not as many flashbacks as some people would lead you to believe...

5/10


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