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Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 (1987)

Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (original title)
The now-adult Ricky talks to a psychiatrist about how he became a murderer after his brother, Billy, died, which leads back to Mother Superior.

Director:

Lee Harry

Writers:

Michael Hickey (characters), Paul Caimi (characters) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eric Freeman ... Ricky Caldwell
James Newman James Newman ... Dr. Henry Bloom (as James L. Newman)
Elizabeth Kaitan Elizabeth Kaitan ... Jennifer (as Elizabeth Cayton)
Jean Miller Jean Miller ... Mother Superior
Darrel Guilbeau ... Ricky at 15
Brian Michael Henley Brian Michael Henley ... Ricky at 10
Corrine Gelfan Corrine Gelfan ... Mrs. Rosenberg
Michael Combatti Michael Combatti ... Mr. Rosenberg
Ken Weichert ... Chip (as Kenneth Brian James)
Ron Moriarty Ron Moriarty ... Detective
Frank Novak ... Loan Shark
Randall Boffman ... Eddie (as Randy Baughman)
Joanne White Joanne White ... Paula
Lenny Rose Lenny Rose ... Loser
Nadya Wynd ... Sister Mary
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Storyline

The door of the mental hospital opens, releasing Ricky from its confines. He takes with him the terrifying memory of his brother Billy's death and the burning image of Mother Superior-the powerful figure that brought about his brother's violent demise. For Ricky, starting a new life means avenging his brother's death. By whatever means necessary, whether it be the cutting edge of a shiny steel knife blade, or the electrifying charge of a set of battery cables, Ricky is set in this blind journey of revenge leading ultimately to Mother Superior. As Mother Superior prays in the dark, we suggest she say an extra prayer for herself, because not even her faith will be enough to stop Ricky. But prayers will do little for in the silent part of this night! Written by Chance

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Prayers Won't Save You In The Silent Part Of This Night... See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Certificate:

R | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 April 1987 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Silent Night, Deadly Night Part 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Sierra Madre, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$100,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$53,442, 12 April 1987, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$154,323
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Two different houses were used for Mother Superior's house. See more »

Goofs

As Ricky retells the shooting of Santa on Christmas morning 1984, he claims that the janitor was in the suit. The priest was really in the suit. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Henry Bloom: Hello, Ricky. I'm your court appointed therapist. My name is Dr. Henry Bloom. You can call me Henry, or if you want, you can just call me Doc.
Ricky Caldwell: Fuck off... Doc!
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Crazy Credits

So much flashback footage from part one is shown in the first half of this movie, that when the end credits start, they credit the ENTIRE cast and crew from part one also, along with the cast and crew of this sequel. See more »

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Referenced in Midnight Screenings: Sabotage/Noah/God's Not Dead (2014) See more »

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Take part one and put it through a blender.....
28 November 2007 | by NateF88See all my reviews

..... and you've got part 2. If you've seen part one, you've seen this sequel. Yes, the flashbacks do get annoying, and Ricky is a god awful narrator and character to follow. Flashbacks and references aside, it's oddly almost completely different. The murders here are dumbed down a bit, aiming for the more simplistic and spontaneous rather than the thoughtful and creative like in part 1.

That's not necessarily a bad thing, as there are a few disturbing moments added into here that weren't in the original, but everything else about the movie is incredibly incompetent. The acting, sets, cinematography, and even the special effects are mostly amateurish, and even laughable.

You'll figure out the scenes that make this film a classic among "bad" movie lovers, but other than that, I see no reason to watch this film (or even the rest of the series) after the conclusion of part 1.


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