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V/H/S/2 (2013)

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Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lawrence Michael Levine ... Larry (segment "Tape 49")
Kelsy Abbott ... Ayesha (segment "Tape 49")
L.C. Holt L.C. Holt ... Kyle (segment "Tape 49")
Simon Barrett ... Steve (segment "Tape 49")
Mindy Robinson ... Tabitha (segment "Tape 49")
Mónica Sánchez Navarro Mónica Sánchez Navarro ... Hotel Maid (segment "Tape 49")
Adam Wingard ... Herman (segment "Phase I Clinical Trials")
Hannah Hughes Hannah Hughes ... Clarissa (segment "Phase I Clinical Trials")
John T. Woods ... Dr. Fleischer (segment "Phase I Clinical Trials")
Corrie Lynn Fitzpatrick Corrie Lynn Fitzpatrick ... Young Girl (segment "Phase I Clinical Trials")
Brian Udovich ... Bloody Man (segment "Phase I Clinical Trials")
John Karyus John Karyus ... Uncle (segment "Phase I Clinical Trials")
Casey Adams ... Justin (segment "Phase I Clinical Trials")
Jay Saunders Jay Saunders ... Biker (segment "A Ride in the Park")
Bette Cassatt Bette Cassatt ... Screaming Girl (segment "A Ride in the Park")
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Storyline

Searching for a missing student, two private investigators break into his house and find collection of VHS tapes. Viewing the horrific contents of each cassette, they realize there may be dark motives behind the student's disappearance.

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Genres:

Horror | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for graphic and bloody violence, grisly images, sexual material, nudity and language | See all certifications »

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Details

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Country:

USA | Canada | Indonesia

Language:

English | Indonesian

Release Date:

6 June 2013 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Frederick County, Maryland, USA

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$9,932, 14 July 2013, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$21,833
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Widely considered one of three cornerstone mumblegore motion pictures, a subgenre of mumblecore popularized by the original VHS. See more »

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In the segment 'Safe Haven', when the lone survivor is trying to escape the area, he smashes the car window to get inside the vehicle. A few seconds later, when the demon beast attacks the vehicle, bits of glass shatter across the screen coming from the already missing window. See more »

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[first lines of "A Ride in the Park"]
Biker: [answering headset] Hey, babe!
Biker's Girlfriend: Don't "hey babe" me, Mike Sullivan. We're supposed to be having breakfast.
Biker: Yeah, but it's a beautiful day; I just want to take the bike out for a spin.
Biker's Girlfriend: I wanted you to take *me* for a spin. You know, you ride that bike more than you ride me.
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User Reviews

 
An improvement on the first VHS film!

Wow, what a contrast this film is with the first one! Most found-footage films I've seen have always had me wondering why the hell the people in the films are bothering to carry video cameras around and record the events that are unfolding around them as they run for their lives, this one is different, every use of a camera has been cleverly thought out and explained, from a camera mounted on a mountain bikers helmet to a documentary crew with button cameras, and even a bionic prosthetic eye, the intelligence that the film makers put it into this has made this into one of the best ff films I've had the pleasure of watching.

In comparison to the first V/H/S film I thought this one was a whole lot more mature, the stories were more believable and well written, the excellent sequence from a zombies perspective was hilarious and gory and by far my favourite, I'm not sure if it was meant to be funny, but if it was it worked brilliantly.

In V/H/S 1 there wasn't much said about the video tapes, only that they were found, someone wanted them and that they contained some pretty freaky stuff, this time I think the film makers have realised that they could have a gold mine hiding within the urban legend of the tapes, and have started to play on this legend a little more, and I think if they continue down the path they have ahead of them, expanding on the legend, keeping the intelligent use of cameras and smart reasons behind the tapes discovery for each film, then they could have a franchise as successful as the Saw franchise.

Here's hoping! More reviews at http://stuarthine.worpress.com


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