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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 »

Director:

Brian Yuzna

Writers:

Richard Dana Smith (screenplay), Dennis Paoli (based on characters created by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Corbin Bernsen ... Dr. Feinstone / Dr. Caine
Jillian McWhirter ... Jamie Devers
Jeff Doucette ... Jeremy Wilkes
Susanne Wright Susanne Wright ... Bev Trotter
Jim Antonio ... Doc Burns
Lee Dawson ... Robbie Mauro
Wendy Robie ... Bernice
Ralph P. Martin Ralph P. Martin ... Jenkins
Clint Howard ... Mr. Toothache
Linda Hoffman Linda Hoffman ... Brooke Sullivan
Judy Nazemetz ... Margaret
Audra Wise Audra Wise ... Shawna
Mary Coleston Mary Coleston ... Glenda
Rende Rae Norman ... Dr. Cussler (as Rendé Rae Norman)
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Storyline

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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Taglines:

Il dott. feinstone e tornato... ...non fidarti di lui. (Dr. feinstone is back ... ... don't trust him.) (Italian release) See more »

Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 December 1998 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

D2: Without Novacaine See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$1,800,000 (estimated)
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

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Sound Mix:

Dolby | Dolby Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Brian Yuzna had only one weekend of pre-production and work on the script (which was written by Richard Dana Smith) before production began. See more »

Goofs

In the opening scene you see the cameraman and other crew members in Dr. Feinstone's glasses. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Lawrence Caine: I did it. I'm a dentist. I'm the best dentist there ever was.
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Alternate Versions

The 1999 UK video was cut by 51 seconds by the BBFC "to remove sadistic details". Deletions were made to close-ups of bloody detail and degrading/sadistic dialogue during the "Truth or Tooth" torture scene. The 2001 DVD featured the same cut print. See more »


Soundtracks

Gaité Parisienne: Waltz
(uncredited)
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Performed by Cincinnati Pops Orchestra & Erich Kunzel
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User Reviews

Corbin Bernstin is ready for another round or torturing patients!!
19 January 1999 | by movieman-74See all my reviews

This movie is basically the same as the first. He falls in love with girl, girl finds another guy, dentist takes revenge!! I'm not saying it wasn't any good but I am saying if you hated the first than you'll probably hate this one because there is not much difference but if you loved the first one then you'll love this one. Although his wife got her tongue cut off in The dentist I she is still alive and does she still want revenge in the dentist 2? Well find out and see The Dentist II. It gets ** stars out of 4.


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