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Witchboard 2 (1993)

Witchboard 2: The Devil's Doorway (original title)
A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her apartment. The former tenant claims she's been murdered, but there's ... See full summary »


Kevin Tenney (as Kevin S. Tenney)


Kevin Tenney (as Kevin S. Tenney)


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ami Dolenz ... Paige
Christopher Michael Moore Christopher Michael Moore ... Jonas
Laraine Newman ... Elaine
Timothy Gibbs ... Mitch
John Gatins ... Russel
Julie Michaels ... Susan
Sarah Kaite Coughlan ... Carla
Marvin Kaplan ... Morris
Jeff Feringa Jeff Feringa ... Nurse
Foster Foster ... Doo
Todd Allen ... Garbageman
Kenny Rhodes ... Garbageman
Patrick Josten Patrick Josten ... Kid at Crossing
Raemone Sequeira Raemone Sequeira ... Kid at Crossing
Jarvohn Shivers Jarvohn Shivers ... Kid at Crossing


A beautiful young woman starts receiving messages through a ouija board, claiming to be from the former occupant of her apartment. The former tenant claims she's been murdered, but there's no record of a murder or even her death. Written by Rob Hartill

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for horror violence and language | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Official Sites:

Blue Rider Pictures





Release Date:

10 September 1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Witchboard 2 See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$65,365, 12 September 1993, Limited Release

Gross USA:

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Ultra Stereo



Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?


Micky Dolenz (star of the Monkees and father of Ami Dolenz) visited the set during filming. See more »


Paige: If you ever pull a stunt like this again, you're gonna need a calculator to count all the teeth you'll be missing.
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Crazy Credits

A Ouija board planchette scrolls across the screen at the end of the opening credits. See more »


Followed by Witchboard III: The Possession (1995) See more »

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For a good time with the spirit world, call 1800 - Ouija board.
10 February 2007 | by lost-in-limboSee all my reviews

Paige Benedict is a wannabe artist who moves into a large apartment loft and discovers an Ouija board in the closet. After trying it out she starts receiving messages from the other-side by the previous tenant Susan Sidney. Who claims that she was murdered. Paige suddenly gets caught up into finding out what happened to Susan, but along the way people start dying off by strange occurrences.

Well I've never seen the original, but there's no relationship between the two films that makes you have to seen them in any particular order. I was expecting something quite secondary, but Kevin Tenney's 'Witchboard 2: The Devil's Doorway' was a mostly fun and harmless little piece, which was competently directed with some nice inventive flourishes. While, it's not hard to figure out what's eventually going to happen (though the final twist got me) and the pacing can lumber along with long talky spells, but there are definite features that make up for these aspects. Tenney makes the most out of his budget to cook up some strikingly atmospheric camera-work, tautly effective music score, credible special effects and a humdrum script filled with some biting humour. There are some well staged action scenes that have energy and the edgy deaths are mildly inspired. Although they are rather tame. False jump scares are evident, but never fall into the cheap variety. It tries to be creepy in its set-up, but I found it to be too silly to be so. Laughable in patches, but it never gets overly cheesy. Although there are some totally unlikely (if moronic) plot developments in the script that will raise eyebrows. One thing that got on my nerves was the constant use of sounding out every single letter and letting us know what it spells when Ouija board comes into play. Sure I can hack it every now and then, but all the time. No way! At least we had a blond hottie doing it for us. Tenney sure does tease the viewer with the gorgeously dainty Ami Dolenz. Her perky performance is surprisingly good. Those looking for a bit of flesh will be highly disappointed. Laraine Newman is amusing as the flip-out hippie landlady. The beautiful Julie Michaels was fine as Susan. Timothy Gibbs, John Gatins and Christopher Michael as bawdy landlord were okay.

It's a decent enough time-waster that has a certain quirkiness and stylish feel to it all.

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