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The Descent: Part 2 (2009)

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Refusing to believe her story about cave-dwelling monsters, the sole survivor of a spelunking exploration gone horribly wrong is forced to follow the authorities back into the caves where something awaits.

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Jon Harris

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James McCarthy (screenplay), J Blakeson (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael J. Reynolds ... Ed Oswald
Shauna Macdonald ... Sarah Carter
Jessika Williams Jessika Williams ... Susanne Small
Douglas Hodge ... Dan
Josh Dallas ... Greg (as Joshua Dallas)
Anna Skellern ... Cath
Gavan O'Herlihy ... Vaines
Krysten Cummings Krysten Cummings ... Ellen Rios
Doug Ballard ... Doctor Roger Payne
Josh Cole Josh Cole ... Lynch
Saskia Mulder ... Rebecca
Natalie Mendoza ... Juno Kaplan
Alex Reid ... Beth
Nora-Jane Noone ... Holly
MyAnna Buring ... Sam
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Storyline

Distraught, confused, and half-wild with fear, Sarah Carter emerges alone from the Appalachian cave system where she encountered unspeakable terrors. Unable to plausibly explain to the authorities what happened - or why she's covered in her friends' blood - Sarah is forced back to the subterranean depths to help locate her five missing companions. As the rescue party drives deeper into uncharted caverns, nightmarish visions of the recent past begin to haunt Sarah and she starts to realize the full horror and futility of the mission. Subjected to the suspicion and mistrust of the group and confronted once more by the inbred, feral and savagely ruthless Crawlers, Sarah must draw on all her inner reserves of strength and courage in a desperate final struggle for deliverance and redemption. Written by ahmetkozan

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Fear runs deeper See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody horror violence, grisly images, terror and language | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 December 2009 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

El descenso 2 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

£313,739 (United Kingdom), 6 December 2009, Limited Release
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Celador Films See more »
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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jon Harris was the editor of the first film, The Descent (2005). He returned as director and editor for The Descent: Part 2 (2009), which also marked his directorial debut. See more »

Goofs

While Cath is trapped on the other side of the fallen boulders, we can see a knee-high rock to the right of Dan's leg slightly move as he is rescuing Cath. See more »

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Ed Oswald: Jeez!
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Inferior Sequel
5 March 2010 | by brian-tiptonSee all my reviews

Somehow, they've managed to crap all over the mystery and wonder of the first film. I wouldn't have thought that possible, but here's two hours worth of what basically amounts to the same movie with different angles. There's a fine line between horror and annoyance, and the difference is evident between the original film and this sequel. The first had some great character development, witty dialogue, an intriguing plot. All of those things have been substituted for B-movie versions of same. Huge plot holes, impossible scenarios, expositional dialogue, and an ending that makes both films seem pointless. Don't even get me started on why there is light in some of the caves deep underground.


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