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The Dentist 2 (1998)

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Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a ... See full summary »

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Cast overview:
... Dr. Feinstone / Dr. Caine
... Jamie Devers
... Jeremy Wilkes
Susanne Wright ... Bev Trotter
... Doc Burns
... Robbie Mauro
... Bernice
Ralph P. Martin ... Jenkins
... Mr. Toothache
Linda Hoffman ... Brooke Sullivan
... Margaret
Audra Wise ... Shawna
Mary Coleston ... Glenda
... Dr. Cussler (as Rendé Rae Norman)
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Dr. Caine, the murdering dentist from the original movie, has escaped from the mental hospital where he has been since being caught. Hoping to resume a normal life, he makes his way to a quiet Midwestern town under a false name and takes on the responsibilities of the town dentist Things are starting to look up for Caine, until the day when he catches his new love in the arms of someone else. Just as in the first movie, this sends him back over the edge and into another homicidal rampage, with his unfortunate patients bearing the brunt of his hostility. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Colpisce veramente il tuo nervo scoperto (It really affects your nerves.) (Italian release) See more »

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Rated R for graphic violence including some scenes of dental torture, and for strong sexuality | See all certifications »

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11 December 1998 (USA)  »

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D2: Without Novacaine  »

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$1,800,000 (estimated)
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Several times in the movie there is use of Alan Howarth theme and stinger from Halloween II (1981). Alan Howarth did the music for The Dentist 2 as well as Halloween II. See more »

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When Dr. Feinstone asks Robbie if he could be quiet for a while you see clearly the shadow of the camera. See more »

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Dr. Lawrence Caine: Jamie... Brooke... JAMIE, BROOKE!
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References The Dick Van Dyke Show (1961) See more »

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Gaité Parisienne: Waltz
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Music by Jacques Offenbach
Performed by Cincinnati Pops Orchestra & Erich Kunzel
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More of the same, only worse.
20 May 2003 | by See all my reviews

After escaping from a mental institution, Dr. Allen Feinstone (Corbin Bernsen) moves on to the small Midwestern town of Paradise and becomes Dr. Lawrence Caine. Unsuccessfully trying to fight off personal demons and homicidal thoughts, the deranged doctor finally snaps, kills the town's only dentist and takes over his business, which results in several gory murders. Meanwhile his ex-wife Brooke (Linda Hoffman, returning from the original) is out for revenge.

This direct-to-video sequel manages to out repulse the previous entry with lots of gory close-ups of teeth being yanked out or chewed up with a drill, needles going into skin, cut out tongues and more. Most of the supporting cast are as grating as the non-stop dental tool background soundtrack. If you want gore and no more, you got it here.


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