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Demons 2 (1986)

Dèmoni 2... l'incubo ritorna (original title)
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A group of tenants and visitors are trapped in a 10-story high-rise apartment building infested with demons who proceed to hunt the dwindling humans down.

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Lamberto Bava
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
David Edwin Knight David Edwin Knight ... George (as David Knight)
Nancy Brilli Nancy Brilli ... Hannah
Coralina Cataldi-Tassoni ... Sally Day (as Coralina Cataldi Tassoni)
Bobby Rhodes ... Hank
Asia Argento ... Ingrid Haller
Virginia Bryant ... Mary the Prostitute
Anita Bartolucci Anita Bartolucci ... Woman with Dog
Antonio Cantafora ... Ingrid's Father
Luisa Passega Luisa Passega ... Helga Haller
Davide Marotta Davide Marotta ... Demon Tommy
Marco Vivio ... Tommy
Dario Casalini Dario Casalini ... Danny - Ulla's boyfriend
Michele Mirabella Michele Mirabella ... Hooker's Client
Lorenzo Gioielli Lorenzo Gioielli ... Jake
Maria Chiara Sasso Maria Chiara Sasso ... Ulla, partygoer with camera
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Storyline

A documentary is shown on TV of group of teens who investigate the legendary forbidden zone, in which a Demon infestation once took place (see Demoni I). When finding a lifeless corpse of a demon, one of the teens causes the resurrection of it, and the demon makes it's way into the nearby world by TV-broadcast... An unlucky girl, having her birthday-party at that time, gets possessed by the demon while watching the documentary and soon the entire building in which she lives turns into a living nightmare.... Written by The Snoek <bou@dds.nl>

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Taglines:

Lets Party! See more »

Genres:

Horror

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

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Details

Country:

Italy

Language:

English | Italian

Release Date:

13 February 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Demons 2: The Nightmare Returns See more »

Filming Locations:

Hamburg, Germany See more »

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Budget:

$1,500,000 (estimated)
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Runtime:

(R-rated) | (Unrated Edition) | (cut)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

The first demon popping out of the television was done by having an actor wearing a mask press his face against a latex screen. See more »

Goofs

When George stabs demonic Sally with a stand pole after she has chased him and Hanna down the rope onto the lower rooftop, Ulla's demonic corpse is nowhere to be seen on the lower rooftop where she was thrown by George one scene earlier. See more »

Quotes

Voiceover: [During opening credits] A terrifying, centuries-old prediction foretold the spawning of demons on Earth. That prediction came true when spectators in a movie theatre were transformed into bloodthirsty, fanged creatures and spread death and contagion. Days of terror that convinced the world demons can exist.
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Alternate Versions

The Anchor Bay/Roan Group 'Dario Argento Collection' videocassette/DVD released in the U.S. features the unedited (unrated) version, 3 minutes longer than the edited R-rated version. See more »

Connections

Referenced in The Sculptress (1996) See more »

Soundtracks

De Profundis
Written by Lisa Gerrard and Brendan Perry
Performed by Dead Can Dance
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Delightfully cheesy sequel to "Demons".
25 January 2007 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

Lamberto Bava's "Demons" is easily one of the most popular Italian horror films ever made along with Dario Argento's gialli and Lucio Fulci's zombie bloodbaths.In "Demons 2" the action moves from a cinema to a high-rise block of flats;a documentary in which a team of archaeologists explore the ruins of the city besieged by demons in the first film is showing on TV.As the team are attacked by a resurrected demon,the creature forces its way out of a TV set and into the real world,infecting the unlucky residents of the building and transforming them into bloodthirsty demons."Demoni 2" is not as gory as "Demoni".It plays more like a campy comedy as it features some truly hilarious moments.The special effects are surprisingly tacky and amateurish(demon dog and demon baby look especially horrible),the script is silly,but the film is fast-paced and mildly entertaining.The score by Simon Boswell is sleep-inducing compared to the one Claudio Simonetti gave us in the first.At least we get some lovely songs by Dead Can Dance,The Smiths and The Cult.If you are a fan of "Demons" you can give this one a look,just don't expect anything as great as the original.7 out of 10.


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