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Wolf Creek 2 (2013)

Not Rated | | Action, Horror | 17 April 2014 (USA)
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The outback once more becomes a place of horror as another unwitting tourist becomes the prey for crazed, serial-killing pig-hunter Mick Taylor.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Jarratt ... Mick Taylor
Ryan Corr ... Paul Hammersmith
Shannon Ashlyn ... Katarina Schmidt
Philippe Klaus ... Rutger Enqvist
Shane Connor ... Snr. Sergeant Gary Bulmer Jnr
Ben Gerrard Ben Gerrard ... Constable Brian O'Connor
Gerard Kennedy ... Jack
Annie Byron Annie Byron ... Lil
Lucy Bayet Lucy Bayet ... French Girl #1
Chloé Boreham ... French Girl #2 (as Chloe Boreham)
Sebastian Freeman Sebastian Freeman ... French Guy
Ryan Clarke Ryan Clarke ... English Dude (as Ryan Clark)
Thomas Green Thomas Green ... American Dude (as Tom Green)
Maria Volk ... American Girl (as Marsha Vassilevskaia)
Sarah Roberts ... English Girl #1
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The outback once more becomes a place of horror as another unwitting tourist becomes the prey for crazed, serial-killing pig-hunter Mick Taylor.

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Genres:

Action | Horror

Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

Darclight Films | Duoart Productions | See more »

Country:

Australia

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

17 April 2014 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Apolytos tromos 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

South Australia, Australia See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$7,200,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$4,383,978
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Loosely based on the Australian serial killer Ivan Milat, who's still serving a life sentence in Australian jail. See more »

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(at around 4 mins) The speed limit on highways in North Western Australia is 110km/h not 100km/h. See more »

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[first lines]
Cop #2: [Mick drives by; they check his meter] It's under.
Senior Sergeant Gary Bulmer Jnr: [smirks] He doesn't know that!
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When the poster was released for Australian cinemas it was classified R18+. However, the distributor decided to cut 2 minutes for an MA15+ classification. See more »

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References Babe (1995) See more »

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Blue Danube Waltz
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Performed by the Image Orchestra, David Ivanov & Dean Bearman (uncredited)
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Though some of the grittiness is gone, 'Wolf Creek 2' still packs a punch
7 March 2014 | by ZChrisJ1995See all my reviews

'Wolf Creek 2' suffers some of the similar problems seen in other horror movie franchises. Like in the later 'Nightmare on Elm Street' films, too much focus is placed on the antagonist, causing the film to lose quite a bit of suspense and tension. In the first 'Wolf Creek', released nearly a decade ago, John Jarratt's Mick Taylor was an enigma to the audience. He didn't make an appearance until nearly halfway through the film, and even then we had no idea what his deal was until he started torturing and murdering the main characters. In the sequel, Mick has been turned into much more of a comedic antihero, with there being a large emphasis on Mick and his pun-laden one-liners, which kills off a bit of the mystery and edginess that defined the first film.

Likewise, this leads to Mick's victims being that little less relatable and sympathetic, as we are much more familiar with Mick than we are with them.

Like the original, 'Wolf Creek 2' is obviously not for the faint of heart, with the gore and sadistic violence being ramped up. The film's car chases and fright scenes are all the more elaborate and effective due to an obvious budget increase. This much more polished look obviously removes a bit of the grindhouse aesthetic present in the preceding film, however makes up for it in terms of sheer scale.

On the whole, 'Wolf Creek 2' is still quite an intense thrill-ride, and one worth checking out, especially if you enjoyed the first. Unfortunately, the creative team's decision to spend more time with Mick and less with the unfortunate tourists who encounter him deprives the film of what could have made it a superior sequel.


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