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Halloweentown II: Kalabar's Revenge (2001)

The Cromwell clan split their time between the real world and "Halloweentown", but the son of an old rival threatens to make the latter "real" and the real world a place of monsters.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Kimberly J. Brown ... Marnie Piper
Judith Hoag ... Gwen Cromwell Piper
Daniel Kountz ... Kal
Joey Zimmerman ... Dylan Piper (as Joseph Zimmerman)
Emily Roeske ... Sophie Piper
Phillip Van Dyke ... Luke
Blu Mankuma ... Gort
Peter Wingfield ... Alex
Debbie Reynolds ... Aggie Cromwell
Richard Side ... Benny
Robin Thomas ... Calabar
Xantha Radley ... Astrid
Jessica Lucas ... Vampire Girl
Casey Dubois Casey Dubois ... Little Boy
Scott Owen Scott Owen ... Announcer
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Storyline

The Cromwell clan live in the real world, except for their grandmother who lives in Halloweentown, a place where monsters go to escape reality. But now the son of the Cromwells' old enemy Kalabar has a plan to use the grandmother's book to turn Halloweentown into a grey dreary version of the real world, while transforming the denizens of the real world into monsters. Only Marnie, a fledgling witch, can thwart the evil scheme. Written by <crow_steve@hotmail.com>

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Your Favorite Witches Are Back!


Certificate:

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 October 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Halloweentown II See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Just Singer Entertainment See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Judith Hoag and Blu Mankuma have each appeared in 'End of the World' disaster films, Hoag appeared in Armageddon (1998) and Mankuma appeared in 2012 (2009). See more »

Goofs

In the first movie, Aggie said that 2 hours in the mortal world can be 2 days or 2 weeks in Halloweentown. In this movie, 4 hours in the mortal world became 4 hours in Halloweentown. See more »

Quotes

Gort: Why don't we just use my timeline?
Marnie Piper: Your what?
Gort: My timeline. Some wizard must have lost it.
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Followed by Halloweentown High (2004) See more »

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One of those rare TV movies with a plot
9 November 2002 | by ll-worldSee all my reviews

The thing that distinguishes Halloween II from other TV movies is the fact that it has an actual plot. Most of the TV movies I've seen have the plot of a fourth-grade picture book.

This film's storyline actually works for the most part. The only flaw is the time travelling. If they could travel through time, why not stop Kalabar before all of this every happened?

I thought Kimberly J. Brown's performance was brilliant. She has the charm and the ability to be the next major child actress. All she needs to do is to put a bit more emotion to her acting.

Also, the special effects were impressive for a TV movie. It's hard to find TV movies with special effects comparable to a full-length film. The special effects here surpasses many theatrical productions.

Obviously, this is not an Oscar-worthy film, but it's very impressive for a small-budget film.

Final rating: 3 out of 4.


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