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[Rec]² (2009)

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In order to ascertain the current situation inside, a supposed medical officer and a GEO team step into the quarantined and ill-fated apartment building.

Writers:

Jaume Balagueró (screenplay), Manu Díaz (screenplay) (as Manu Díez) | 2 more credits »
5 wins & 3 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jonathan D. Mellor ... Dr. Owen (as Jonathan Mellor)
Óscar Zafra ... Jefe (as Oscar Sánchez Zafra)
Ariel Casas Ariel Casas ... Larra
Alejandro Casaseca ... Martos
Pablo Rosso ... Rosso
Rafa Parra Rafa Parra ... Rosso (voice)
Pep Molina Pep Molina ... Padre Jennifer
Andrea Ros ... Mire
Àlex Batllori Àlex Batllori ... Ori
Pau Poch ... Tito
Juli Fàbregas ... Bombero
Ferran Terraza Ferran Terraza ... Manu
Claudia Silva ... Jennifer
Martha Carbonell Martha Carbonell ... Sra. Izquierdo
Jorge-Yamam Serrano ... Policía Joven
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Storyline

The medical Dr. Owen leads a three-men SWAT team inside the sealed off building to get blood sample from the girl Medeiros to develop an antidote. They are attacked by the zombie-like creatures and Dr. Owen locks a zombie inside a room using a crucifix. He discloses that the patient zero was possessed by the evil and the Vatican sent him to save mankind. Further, they will only leave the building under his voice command. Meanwhile, three teenagers follow a fireman and a man that breaks into the building through the sewage system to rescue his colleague and daughter respectively and they are trapped inside. They are lured and release the evil creature that was locked by Dr. Owen in a room. Out of the blue, the lead team meets the journalist Ângela Vidal hidden inside the building. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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There are some places that should stay closed. Forever. Forever. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence, disturbing images and pervasive language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Manuela Velasco wears all of the original clothing that she wore in REC (2007). See more »

Goofs

(at around 28 mins) When the doctor's testing the blood, the plate changes from being 80% filled with thick blood to being fully covered with a thin layer of blood, just before busting into flames, after a soldier passes in front of the camera. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Ángela Vidal: We have to tape everything, Pablo. For fuck's sake.
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Connections

Referenced in The Kill Count: Quarantine 2: Terminal (2011) (2020) See more »

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Sangre
Written and Performed by Carlos Ann
Courtesy of Títere Records
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More like a car rec
1 November 2011 | by valleyjohnSee all my reviews

The first Rec was one of the better horror films i had seen in recent years and because of that success it's no surprise that it spurned a sequel so soon. And like most sequels , this turned out to be a bitter disappointment.

This film carries on straight after the first. The virus ( or so it seams) is still in the building and this time a special ops team and a specialist go in to stop it in it's tracks. Obviously then things then turn really ugly.

I found Rec 2 a bit of a mess. It's extremely loud and at times disorientating with the speed camera work. The members of the Swat team shout constantly and they make some stupid decisions and it's as if they have left their brains at the door and if you are thinking of watching this i suggest you do to.

It does have a couple of scary moments but not nearly enough for my liking.


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Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

2 October 2009 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

[Rec] 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain

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Box Office

Budget:

$5,600,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,191, 11 July 2010

Gross USA:

$27,766

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$18,853,164
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital EX

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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