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Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1987)

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 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

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Taglines:

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

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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:

Cicha noc, smierci noc (czesc 2) See more »

Filming Locations:

Pasadena, 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

Cinematographer Harvey Genkins stepped in to play the Salvation Army Santa after the actor originally hired for the role failed to show up for filming. 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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Beautifully Bad
29 December 2004 | by Alexander_KeithSee all my reviews

Upon originally rental of Silent Night Deadly Night 2 a friend of mine and I were warned by the video clerk (which caught both us off guard since it's something that had never happened to either of us before and hasn't happened since) not to rent it; that people said it was really really bad. Needless to say we didn't heed her warning and rented SNDN 2. When we got the tape home we debated about even watching it. Maybe the video clerk was right and we should save ourselves the agony / it wasn't too late. Finally giving in (even mumbling through the FBI warning)we prepared for 88 minutes of torture.

To her credit the video clerk was right ~ SNDN 2 was bad but it's beautifully bad and it's tongue is so deep in it's cheek that it's pure hilarity. Half of the movie a recap of the original SNDN (I had never seen SNDN @ this time so it didn't bother me and still doesn't) The new footage is 100% camp gold. Boom mics and movie crews (which have been clean up on DVD) drop openly into shots. Eric Freeman's eyebrows and nostrils chew up every frame they're in and his over the top delivery makes brilliant catch phrases out of something as simple as 'RED CAR' and 'GARABAGE DAY' (I still imitate him when putting out my trash.) W/ this one viewing this movie became a personal favourite and take it in just about every Xmas since (and occasionally throughout the year / I did originally see it in July)


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