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Gate 2: The Trespassers (1990)

The Gate II: Trespassers (original title)
Four teens summon forth a diminuitive, demonic minion from The Other Side to do their bidding and grant their wishes, but of course, they must all ultimately pay the price...

Director:

Tibor Takács (as Tibor Takacs)

Writers:

Michael Nankin (characters), Michael Nankin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Louis Tripp ... Terry
Simon Reynolds ... Moe
James Villemaire ... John
Pamela Adlon ... Liz (as Pamela Segall)
Neil Munro Neil Munro ... Art
James Kidnie ... Mr. Coleson
Irene Pauzer Irene Pauzer ... Teacher
Larry O'Brey Larry O'Brey ... Rep. #1
Elva Mai Hoover ... Doctor
Gerry Mendicino Gerry Mendicino ... Maitre d'
Mark Saunders Mark Saunders ... Waiter
Todd Postlethwaite Todd Postlethwaite ... Wine Steward (as Todd Waite)
Edward Leefe Edward Leefe ... Busboy
Layne Coleman Layne Coleman ... Priest
Anita Olanick Anita Olanick ... Stewardess
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Storyline

It's been five years since Terry's friend Glen discovered The Gate to hell in his backyard. Glen has now moved away and Terry begins practicing rituals in Glen's old house and eventually bringing back demons through The Gate and leading to demoniac possession and near world domination. Written by Blythe379@cs.com

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There's only one thing more terrifying than the first visit. The second.

Genres:

Fantasy | Horror | Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for scenes of drug use | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 February 1992 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Gate 2: The Trespassers See more »

Filming Locations:

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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Box Office

Budget:

$6,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$1,035,000, 1 March 1992, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$2,032,973
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Was originally set to be released by New Century Entertainment which had released the original Gate, but was later sold to Vision International after New Century closed its doors. See more »

Goofs

When Johnny squeezes the "zit" on his face, the goo obviously squirts from his fingers, not his face. See more »

Quotes

Moe: Shut up!
John: Shut up I love it! He said shut up to the gremlin!
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Crazy Credits

At the end of the movie the hero is raised from the dead at his funeral, and then two others who were also killed climb out of the coffin. After the credits a hamster that was sacrificed earlier in the movie crawls out of the coffin as well. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Best of the Worst: Our VHS Collection (2019) See more »

Soundtracks

MY HAPPINESS
by Gary Koliger, Bill Cowsill, George Blondheim
Performed by Bill Cowsill
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Slightly slow pacing
5 October 2017 | by hellholehorrorSee all my reviews

Some of the scenes were missing sound atmosphere. The special effects were mostly impressive especially for the age. Dialogue was sometimes a little quiet. The aspect ratio was a bit ugly. Slightly slow pacing in the middle. It followed the first movie well. It took the story a bit further and was quite original in the intense kid's horror area. The ending was a bit horridly happy. There aren't many films like this. It didn't have the brilliance of the first movie but I did enjoy it a lot especially as it had that awesome eighties vibe. What a fantastic ending. Demons for kid's and I like it!


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