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Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed (2004)

Ginger's sister Brigitte, now a werewolf herself, must try to find a cure for her blood lust before the next full moon while hiding out in a rehab clinic from a relentless werewolf.

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Brett Sullivan

Writers:

Karen Walton (characters), Megan Martin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Emily Perkins ... Brigitte
Brendan Fletcher ... Jeremy
Katharine Isabelle ... Ginger
Tatiana Maslany ... Ghost
Susan Adam Susan Adam ... Barbara
Janet Kidder ... Alice
Chris Fassbender Chris Fassbender ... Luke
Pascale Hutton ... Beth-Ann
Michelle Beaudoin ... Winnie
Eric Johnson ... Tyler
David McNally David McNally ... Marcus
Patricia Idlette Patricia Idlette ... Dr. Brookner
Lydia Lau Lydia Lau ... Koral
Coralie Cairns Coralie Cairns ... Nurse
Shaun Johnston ... Jack
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Brigitte's on the run from Bailey Downs, and she tries to prevent what happened to her sister, Ginger, from happening to her by shooting up with monkshood. Eventually she collapses and the police that find assume the monkshood is an illegal drug, and she is sent to rehab. She is deprived of the only thing that will stop her from turning into a beast and killing everyone and everything in her way. She meets a girl who is quiet and not well-liked, and much like herself, by the name of Ghost that helps her deal with her new problem and to escape the werewolf curse. Written by Wallace Entertainment

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It only dies if you do. See more »

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Rated R for strong violence, sexual content, some language and drug use | See all certifications »

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 January 2004 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed See more »

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Budget:

CAD 3,500,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

CAD 80,372 (Canada), 30 January 2004, Limited Release
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Copperheart Entertainment See more »
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Dolby Digital

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Color

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1.85 : 1
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The identity of the werewolf chasing Bridgitte is unknown. All Brigitte (Emily Perkins) knows is that it's a male and it wants to mate with her. Some viewers have suggested that it was Jason or Sam from Ginger Snaps (2000),but the commentary on the DVD denies this. The most likely explanation is that there are other werewolves in and around Bailey Downs, and this one was attracted to Brigitte like a male dog follows the scent of a female dog in heat. See more »

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On the scene where Tyler injects Brigitte for the first time at the mental hospital, the content of the syringe varies from 1/3 to almost 1/2 full. See more »

Quotes

Ghost: I got chips. Alice says chips don't fall in to one of the four food groups. One of her many lies. You still eat chips, right?
Brigitte: It's happening too fast. I need the monkshood.
[Ghost holds up a vial of monkshood]
Brigitte: Where's the needle?
Ghost: ...Oh crap.
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Not as bad as I was expecting. A good sequel
12 January 2005 | by TheVernSee all my reviews

Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed. * * 1/2 Actors: Emily Perkins, Tatiana Maslany, Eric Johnson Writer: Megan Martin Director: Brett Sullivan.

The second part of the "Ginger Snaps" trilogy picks up after the first one. Bridgitte has infected herself with Ginger's blood who has turned into a werewolf. In order to keep herself from becoming like her sister, she must inject herself daily with monkshood. After barely escaping a werewolf that has found her, she awakes in a clinic that treats all things including drug addiction. With her drugs taken away, Bridgitte can't escape what she is becoming.

I loved the 1st movie and I found the second one to be a worthwhile sequel. While the first one simmered with satire on female hormones and puberty, "Unleashed" is a straight horror film. It's too bad we don't see much of Ginger in this one, but she does turn up as a ghost who warns Bridgitte that another one waits for her. Bridgitte is a lot more confident and a lot hotter than the first one. But although this is her story, the one character that steals the show is a young girl at the hospital named Ghost. Bridgitte befriends this girl because she can help get her monkshood and I'm sure she feels a little bad that all the other patients make fun of her. There is a twist at the end of this movie that I was not expecting, but on my second viewing of it. I don't know how I could have missed it. All the warning signs were shown in the first thirty minutes.

If you haven't seen the first one you could just watch this one alone. It has a good enough story to keep you interested. It's not as fulfilling as the original, but it's a nice desert


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