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Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2008)

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Three young people check into the Meadow View Inn for a night's rest, fully unaware of the inn's sick-minded employees and their nefarious intentions.

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Eric Bross

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Mark L. Smith, Mark L. Smith (characters)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Agnes Bruckner ... Jessica
David Moscow ... Gordon
Scott Anderson Scott Anderson ... Smith (as Scott G. Anderson)
Arjay Smith ... Tanner
Trevor Wright ... Caleb
Beau Billingslea ... Otis
Brian Klugman ... Reece
Juanita Jennings ... Doris
Nelson Lee ... Groom
Gwendoline Yeo ... Bride
Judy Durning Judy Durning ... Wife
David Shackelford ... Truck Driver
Lola Davidson ... Woman
Don Oscar Smith Don Oscar Smith ... Man
Joe Reegan ... Jack
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Storyline

In 2004, the managers of the Meadow View Motel Gordon and Reece use room 6 to videotape the intimacy of the guests to sell porn movies. When the mysterious Mr. Smith checks in with a young woman, they witness the sadistic psychopath guest stabbing and killing his mate. The footage is a success and they decide to make other snuff movies with Smith. When Caleb, who is traveling from Chicago with his fiancée Jessica and his best friend Tanner, decides to rest in Meadow View, they have a nightmarish night and try to survive from the sick intention of the gang. Written by Anonymous

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Last April, authorities shut down the Pinewood Motel. They discovered over 200 videotaped murders. The earliest tape is dated September 2004. This is the story of the first victims. See more »

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

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

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

20 January 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Vacancy 2: The First Cut See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Stage 6 Films See more »
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1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Scott Anderson is the only actor who's appeared in the first and second movie. See more »

Goofs

When the first couple are having sex, they mess with the lights so that they can change the camera angle for a better view. But later, when they're watching the tape with their distributor the angle of the camera is wrong. They're watching a part that happened before they switched to an overhead view, but the angle is overhead anyway. See more »

Quotes

Otis: [Doris has let two strangers in need of help - Tanner and Jessica - into the house] Doris, what the hell are you doing?
Doris: Jesus would let these two in here.
Otis: Yeah, but he knows if they slit his throat he'll be back in three days!
Doris: Otis, that is blasphemy,
Otis: And this here is crazy.
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Follows Vacancy (2007) See more »

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Oh! Susanna
Written by Stephen Foster
Performed by Arjay Smith (uncredited)
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Pretty average sequel to surprisingly enjoyable "Vacancy".
15 January 2009 | by HumanoidOfFleshSee all my reviews

Agnes Bruckner plays Jessica,a sexy girl from South Carolina.She on a road trip with her fiancée Caleb and annoying friend Tanner.Soon they find themselves checking into the Meadow View Inn a week after an initial murder took place the previous week.The motel's employee Gordon and his three comrades focus on torturing guests for profit and recording their agony on tape,leaving the three friends having to fight for survival.This straight-to-video sequel to horror hit "Vacancy" offers nothing fresh.It's more violent and sadistic than its predecessor,but less believable.The characters of villains are actually more interesting than protagonists.The motel setting is spot on as it provides some spooky atmosphere.It's a shame that the climax is so anticlimatic.6 out of 10.


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