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Jeepers Creepers II (2003)

Set a few days after the original, a championship basketball team's bus is attacked by The Creeper, the winged, flesh-eating terror, on the last day of his 23-day feeding frenzy.

Director:

Victor Salva

Writers:

Victor Salva (characters), Victor Salva
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ray Wise ... Jack Taggart Sr.
Jonathan Breck ... The Creeper
Garikayi Mutambirwa ... Deaundre 'Double D' Davis
Eric Nenninger ... Scott 'Scotty' Braddock
Nicki Aycox ... Minxie Hayes
Travis Schiffner ... Izzy Bohen
Lena Cardwell ... Chelsea Farmer
Billy Aaron Brown ... Andy 'Bucky' Buck
Marieh Delfino ... Rhonda Truitt
Diane Delano ... Bus Driver Betty Borman
Thom Gossom Jr. ... Coach Charlie Hanna
Tom Tarantini ... Coach Dwayne Barnes
Al Santos ... Dante Belasco
Josh Hammond Josh Hammond ... Jake Spencer
Kasan Butcher ... Kimball 'Big K' Ward
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Storyline

Stranded on a lonely road, a schoolbus full of high school basketball players, their coaches, and cheerleaders must defend themselves from the Creeper - a flesh-eating ancient beast that resurfaces on the earth every 23 years to feed. Meanwhile, a farmer and his son set out on a personal mission to hunt the Creeper down. Written by RRotten

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Taglines:

Feed the Fear. See more »

Genres:

Horror

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Official Sites:

20th Century Fox [France] | MGM | See more »

Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

29 August 2003 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Jeepers Creepers 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Long Beach, California, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$17,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$18,365,222, 31 August 2003, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$35,667,218

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$63,102,666, 31 December 2004
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Sound Mix:

DTS | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Victor Salva decided to portray topics such as racism and discrimination against homosexuals in the script. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 24 mins) When the Creeper crashes through the truck and causes it to flip end over end near the end of the film, the device that was used to blow the rear end of the truck upwards is visible on the bottom of the truck under the bed. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Taggert: [yelling out to Billy, who's putting up scarecrows] Billy! Get number three up now. Don't come in to eat before you do. And check the other two! Make sure they're wired up good. I don't want them blowing over again the first big wind.
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Crazy Credits

There are no opening credits whatsoever, save the United Artists, American Zoetrope & Myriad Pictures logo, but so the title of the film, "Jeepers Creepers 2" does not appear until maybe into the ending credits. See more »

Alternate Versions

The film originally opened with the team's basketball game in its final moments. This was filmed, but cut from the final version. On the DVD special features, the Gymnasium set can be seen in the background on the feature entitled "A Day In Hell". See more »

Connections

Referenced in A Day in Hell: On the Set of 'Jeepers Creepers II' (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

The Bannon County Fight Song
Words and Music by Victor Salva
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A very fun sequel!
22 December 2005 | by Nightman85See all my reviews

Sequel to the terrific 2001 horror film is a wildly fun ride, even if it doesn't quite live up to the chilling original.

On the final evening of his annual feeding, the Creeper terrorizes a bus load of students, while a local farmer is looking for some revenge.

While it may lack some of the unique elements of the original film (like the Creeper's truck, the title song, etc.) this sequel is still a highly-energized and occasionally spooky thriller. There's plenty of action, impressive makeup FX, moments of gruesome humor, and tightening suspense to drive it. Once again Salva delivers good directorial touches and an entertaining story.

The cast, headed by veteran actor Ray Wise, is good. Especially good are the relatively unknown young stars Nenninger, Aycox, Schiffner, Brown, Hammond, and Delfino. Breck returns as the Creeper and is creepier than ever.

While Jeepers Creepers 2 is never as scary as its predecessor it is a very entertaining sequel.

*** out of ****


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