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The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death (2014)

PG-13 | | Drama, Horror, Thriller | 2 January 2015 (USA)
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40 years after the first haunting at Eel Marsh House, a group of children evacuated from WWII London arrives, awakening the house's darkest inhabitant.

Director:

Tom Harper

Writers:

Jon Croker (screenplay), Jon Croker | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Phoebe Fox ... Eve Parkins
Merryn Pearse Merryn Pearse ... Girl in Tube
Mary Roscoe ... Woman in Tube
Helen McCrory ... Jean Hogg
Amelia Crouch ... Flora
Amelia Pidgeon ... Joyce
Casper Allpress Casper Allpress ... Fraser
Pip Pearce ... James
Leilah de Meza ... Ruby
Jude Wright ... Tom
Alfie Simmons ... Alfie
Oaklee Pendergast ... Edward
Thomas Arnold Thomas Arnold ... Man at Train Station
Jeremy Irvine ... Harry Burnstow
Adrian Rawlins ... Dr. Rhodes
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Storyline

40 years after Arthur Kipps' experience at Eel Marsh house, a group of children under the care of two women, escaping from war-torn London, arrive to the house and become the next target for The Woman in Black. With the help of a fellow soldier, the women and children must fend off the spirit, and end her presence once and for all. Written by brandonborbath

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Taglines:

She never forgives. She never forgets. She never left. See more »

Genres:

Drama | Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for some disturbing and frightening images, and for thematic elements | See all certifications »

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Trivia

This is the first Hammer sequel since Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974). See more »

Goofs

In the blackout in the cellar, why don't they switch on the pilot's torch whilst trying to light the candles? See more »

Quotes

Hermit Jacob: Died on Sunday, seen on Monday.
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Jennet Humfrye Nursery Rhyme
Composed by Jack Arnold
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Yawn & spoiler
12 January 2015 | by amazon-171-436558See all my reviews

I enjoyed the previous film with Daniel Radcliff. I expected this to be, perhaps not as good, but hopefully entertaining. I was disappointed, it is just nonsense. Where to start:

There is no real plot, certainly nothing that ties the characters together in any believable way.

The film relies on the horror genre stereotypical making the audience 'jump' moment. Over and over again. It gets so over done it becomes tedious.

The actors do their best but the lack of any real plot and a poor script and so many illogical aspects make it hard work with so many absurdities e.g.

One man, a former pilot demoted for cowardice, is apparently in charge of an entire local dummy airfield. It has fake aeroplanes and he can electrically ignite fire bombs to simulate 'hits' and make the enemy think they have hit something. He has a motorbike and a jeep for transport. He manages this 'dummy' airfield entirely on his own. No guards, no maintenance people, nobody, just him.

A school class of evacuees and 2 teachers are 'evacuated' to the ghostly derelict house. More classes are arriving in a week. There is 'no where else'. It's absurd to believe they would put kids (even in time of war) in a derelict house with holes in the roof and great holes in the floors etc. But somebody has installed beds for a dormitory. Installed desks/tables for classrooms but they can't sweep up and clean out the other rooms ? Let alone do any basic repairs.

A doctor drives a bus for them but won't put on the headlights in the marshes because of the 'blackout'. However, He is quite happy to walk around with a very big torch shining and he is quite happy to stand at the house door open at night with the lights on.

There is some raving blind man wandering about for no apparent reason.

I felt sorry for the actors, they did a good job with so little to work with.


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Country:

UK | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 January 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$15,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$15,027,415, 4 January 2015

Gross USA:

$26,501,323

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$48,854,305
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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