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Cube²: Hypercube (2002)

Cube 2: Hypercube (original title)
Eight strangers awaken with no memory, in a puzzling cube-shaped room where the laws of physics do not always apply.

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Andrzej Sekula

Writers:

Sean Hood (story), Sean Hood (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast overview:
Kari Matchett ... Kate Filmore
Geraint Wyn Davies ... Simon Grady
Grace Lynn Kung ... Sasha
Matthew Ferguson ... Max Reisler
Neil Crone ... Jerry Whitehall
Barbara Gordon Barbara Gordon ... Mrs. Paley
Lindsey Connell ... Julia
Greer Kent Greer Kent ... Becky Young
Bruce Gray ... Colonel Thomas H. Maguire
Philip Akin Philip Akin ... The General
Paul Robbins Paul Robbins ... Tracton
Andrew Scorer Andrew Scorer ... Dr. Phil Rosenzweig
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Eight strangers find themselves waking up in a strange cube-shaped room with no recollection of how they came to be there. Soon discovering that they're in a strange fourth dimension where our laws of physics don't apply, they have to unravel the secrets of the "hypercube" in order to survive... Written by Anonymous

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You won't believe what's waiting in the 4th dimension See more »

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Sci-Fi | Thriller

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Rated R for language, some violence and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Cube²: Hypercube See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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While the characters are recalling the last things they remember before being in the Cube, Geraint Wyn Davies' character, Simon, states he was in New Haven. When the screen divides into different views, the shot on the right/upper right of the screen is an alternate take from another Lions Gate film Davies had a role in, American Psycho II: All American Girl (2002). The similar shot in American Psycho II can be seen shortly after 1 hour 6 minutes into that film. See more »

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Due to the shininess of the black doors, the camera is often mirrored in them and is visible on several occasions See more »

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[first lines]
Colonel Thomas H. Maguire: [Maguire opens the portal to a new room, but ignores the room to look at the sides of the portal] Numbers. Where's the goddamn numbers?
[the portal closes before he can decide what to do]
Colonel Thomas H. Maguire: Oh God, oh God. There has to be something.
[He opens the briefcase, but it does not hold whatever he was looking for]
Colonel Thomas H. Maguire: Oh, shit. Goddamn it! Goddamn it! I mean, they're my numbers! Damn. Don't I at least get a shot at my numbers, you stupid fucks? I want a chance! God. I want a chance. God. I want a ...
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Not too bad, but part 1 is still far better
17 May 2003 | by KatatoniaSee all my reviews

I am a big fan of the first Cube movie and have seen it at least 15 times. I had high hopes for Hypercube but i didn't expect it to be as good or better than the first. I think people would enjoy it more if they didn't expect unreasonable expectations for this one.

Hypercube has some flaws, but it is still entertaining. If you love Science and Physics (like i do), then you will love some of the questions this film proposes.

I liked the darker feel of the first film more so than Hypercube. The "Cubes" in this one are basically very bright white and it is sometimes very intrusive to the eyes. I also would have liked less characters in this one. One thing that worked so well in Cube 1 were the interesting characters and the fact that there were not many in the film at all. This doesn't always work in most films, but it worked perfectly in Cube 1.

If there was one thing which i really did not like in Hypercube, it would have to be the ending. It was very cheesy and way over the top. It seemed like an episode of The X Files, which works just fine for a Sci-fi TV series, but it just didn't work here.

So, is Hypercube worth viewing? Yes it is, simply because some viewers will like it more than others. It is still a better movie than most of the Sci-fi movies that have been released lately. If you love the original Cube you should check out Hypercube, if only to watch it one time...


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