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Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2008)

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Vacancy 2: The First Cut is a video starring Agnes Bruckner, David Moscow, and Scott Anderson. 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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... Jessica
... Gordon
... Smith (as Scott G. Anderson)
... Tanner
... Caleb
... Otis
... Reece
... Doris
... Groom
... Bride
... Wife
... Truck Driver
... Woman
Don Oscar Smith ... Man
... Jack
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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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Rated R for strong violence and terror, language and some sexual content | See all certifications »

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20 January 2009 (USA)  »

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Motel 2  »

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$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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

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After Caleb, Tanner and Jessica check into the motel, a scene shows the "no" part of the neon light coming on, but later on when the older couple arrive at the motel, the light is off again. See more »

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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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References Psycho (1960) See more »

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Hold Me Close
Written by Jeremy Menard, Dan Wolf, Jake Sciscio, Frank Romantino and Shane Reynolds
Performed by The Scenic
Courtesy of Victory Records
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With a bigger cast and decent producer. It could of made the big screen
23 May 2009 | by See all my reviews

After watching vacancy, it looked like a decent thriller to me just lacked in it's story. But vacancy 2 came back with a message. A message that tells the story behind all you saw in the first one. Vacany 2 had a good idea, and could of made it in theatres if it had a bigger cast. Don't get me wrong the cast did wonderfully, but they don't have no name, it would of made some good money too with it being in the theatres.

What made the film so good, was it's clever idea to take a step back from the first one and answer your questions you were asking from the first one. So yeah the plot was impressive and stronger then the first. The actors also impressed me too, they did much better then i would of expected, it would be more fair on them and the rest of the crew if the film was for the big screen. If a producer was clever enough to make it happen then it would been better. Off coarse it's not brilliant, but it's very decent for a DTV movie. With a little more construction and a promotion it would have definitely been up to that standard.

But again it slightly lacked on thrills. The first instalment offered more thrills and it was more creepy, vacancy 2 doesn't deliver as much. It's more trial and error, then a planned out kill. Maybe if it just had a tad more suspense in it. Just maybe.

Overall very impressed with this second instalment. Much more then i expected,i would strongly recommend you watch this if you seen the first.


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