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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.

Director:

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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Storyline

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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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 »

Filming Locations:

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Box Office

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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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The dilapidated hospital used in filming is located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and was built in 1967. It had not been in use for many years. It is named Charles Camsell; named after Canadian Geologist, Charles Camsell (February 8, 1876 - December 19, 1958). See more »

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The blood on the closet door appears and disappears when Ginger is trying to get out. See more »

Quotes

Ginger: Remember that game we used to play when we were little? The one where we would make ourselves hold our breath until we passed out? Then you'd always get scared and call Mom and I'd get in to trouble? That game really sucked.
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No animals or werewolves were harmed during the making of this film. See more »

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Follows Ginger Snaps (2000) See more »

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Oowatanite
Performed by April Wine
Written by Jim Clench
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The Teenage Werewolf Girl Saga Continues...
16 October 2006 | by gavin6942See all my reviews

After the explosively entertaining "Ginger Snaps", I had some doubts that the sequels could live up to the original. But in this one, we are greeted to a wonderful film picking up exactly where the first one left off: now with Bridget trying to stop herself from becoming a werewolf, and escaping from the rehab center she has been placed in.

If you find cutting and self-mutilation to be disgusting, then this is the film you want to either see or avoid. The opening credits are over a scene of Bridget in the bathtub, cutting herself to pieces. She continues to cut herself throughout the movie, as well as give herself injections.

The scenery is fantastic, as rehabs, hospitals and insane asylums are always great places for horror films if you know how to film them. The makers of this film know exactly what they're doing. Add secret passageways and you're set.

The new cast is also wonderful, easily making up for Ginger having a very small role. The cast now has several male staffers working in an all-girl rehab center, leading to such activities as trading sexual favors for drugs. But most importantly is a new character named "Ghost" (presumably because she's almost like an albino) who is fascinated with the occult and death and befriends Bridget after finding out she might be a werewolf.

Some interesting plot twists happen I can't reveal here, and as the wolf blood begins to overtake the human blood, things heat up. And then another werewolf shows up to try and mate.

Oh, heck. Just watch the movie. These guys have taken a worn-out horror staple (lycanthropy) and added such a new dimension to it that it's almost like an entirely new invention. Excelsior!


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