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Ghoulies II (1987)

PG-13 | | Comedy, Horror | 5 October 1988 (USA)
The Ghoulies wreak havoc at an amusement park, disposing of those who mistake them for mere fairground attractions.

Director:

Albert Band

Writers:

Charlie Dolan (story), Dennis Paoli (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Damon Martin ... Larry
Royal Dano ... Uncle Ned
Phil Fondacaro ... Sir Nigel Penneyweight
J. Downing ... P. Hardin
Kerry Remsen ... Nicole
Dale Wyatt ... Dixie
Jon Pennell Jon Pennell ... Bobby (as Jon Maynard Pennell)
Sasha Jenson ... Teddy
Starr Andreeff Starr Andreeff ... Alice
William Butler ... Merle
Donnie Jeffcoat ... Eddie
Christopher Burton Christopher Burton ... Leo
Mickey Knox ... Ray
Romano Puppo ... Zampano
Ames Morton ... Patty
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Storyline

Ghoulies II picks up a short time after the first movie, a few of the little nasties stow away on an amusement park ride and bring big bucks to a dying fair. The creatures are mad after an attempt to kill them, so the creatures go on a rampage through the fairgrounds, ultimately leading to an explosive conclusion! Written by JohnPaul C. <lennon@execpc.ccom>

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Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the bathroom. See more »

Genres:

Comedy | Horror

Certificate:

PG-13 | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 October 1988 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Duhovi II See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Most of the extras only spoke Italian. See more »

Goofs

When Uncle Ned is electrocuted, he stands up. This would not be possible as the contraction of muscles would have prevented that. See more »

Quotes

Larry: What are you going to do when Hardin fires us.
[upset about Satan Den's uncertain future]
Larry: Are they looking for second-rate hobgoblins. What, are you a member of the dwarfs' Union or something!
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Alternate Versions

The UK video release was cut by 55 secs for a 15 certificate by the BBFC and edited a stabbing scene, a woman being crushed to death and her ankle chewed, and to heavily cut a scene of a man being sliced by a pendulum. The 2004 DVD featured a pre-edited print which restored some cuts but was missing shots from the woman's death and the pendulum scene. See more »

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Bazaar
Composed by George Fenton & John Leach
Published by Bruton Music/APM, ASCAP
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Fun sequel! **1/2 out of 5
19 June 2005 | by pumpkinhead_lanceSee all my reviews

This time the focus is much more on the ghoulies themselves. And they're all ready to have some fun at the carnival!

There's lots of fun to be had here. You get to see ghoulies eat off a clowns arm (hoorah!)and my favorite scene features a ghoulie running over a man with a bumper car. Priceless.

Oh yeah, one of the more subtle moments I had to rewind a couple of times was when the mummy pops up and the kid kicks it back and you can hear the mummy say 'ow!'

Sure these films can be laughed at, but I have a feeling the movies are laughing with you. It's all very tongue in cheek and not to be taken too seriously. The only moment I think that was to be taken seriously was the terrible moment where the girl is talking about an incident that happened when she was younger; ala Pheobe Cates in Gremlins.

Still, that moment passes quickly and is completely forgettable.

I find these 'Ghoulies' films to be completely charming. If you're into Gremlins and Critters and Munchies and the like, check'em out.


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