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2 Lava 2 Lantula! (2016)

Colton West must defeat the lavalantulas once again.

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Nick Simon
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Steve Guttenberg ... Colton West
Michael Winslow ... Marty
Michele Weaver ... Raya West
Jimmy Bellinger ... Kyle
Lauren Swickard ... Daniella (as Lauren York)
Erron Jay ... Brick
RJ Walker ... TJ
Martin Kove ... Colonel Jester
Eric Etebari ... Dundee
Marion Ramsey ... Teddy
Josh Sussman ... Director
Frank Buckley Frank Buckley ... Reporter #1
Noah Hunt Noah Hunt ... Wyatt West
Tahnee Welch ... Self
Tyrone Power Jr. Tyrone Power Jr. ... Self (as Tyrone Power)
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When an unprecedented amount of sinkholes erupt all over Florida, a new nest of fire spitting LAVALANTULAS is awakened... wreaking their fiery havoc all over the sunshine state. Adding to the mayhem, the arachnids have hit the beach where Colton West's (Steve Guttenberg) step-daughter, Raya (Michele Weaver), is taking a break from school. Now an A-list movie star, Colton walks off the set of his latest hundred million dollar blockbuster to save her. Armed with specialized weapons, Colton, his personal assistant, Kyle (James Bellinger), and his best friend, Marty (Michael Winslow), race to save the residents of Florida from these hellish prehistoric beasts and taking on the biggest, baddest one of them all! Written by M4PR

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Fire Burns... Lava Bites Again!


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Steve Guttenberg, Tahnee Welch, and Tyrone Power, Jr. appeared in Cocoon (1985) and Cocoon: The Return (1988). See more »

Quotes

Colton West: [Phone ringing] That's the government...
Kyle: How do you know that?
Colton West: 'Cause it's ringing really weird.
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References Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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2nd Time 2 Much 2 Silly
15 January 2017 | by Michael_ElliottSee all my reviews

2 Lava 2 Lantula! (2016)

* 1/2 (out of 4)

Actor star Colton West (Steve Guttenberg) is on the set of his latest movie when his daughter is attacked by the giant lava spiders. West and Marty (Michael Winslow) must race there to try and save her as well as the rest of the world as these spiders are much bigger and much more damaging.

2 LAVA 2 LANTULA! just doesn't work. I will gladly admit that I enjoyed the first film as it was rather fun considering what it was. With that said, this sequel here is pretty darn lazy from start to finish and whatever entertainment the first picture had is certainly missing with this sequel. The biggestproblem is that the film really doesn't know what it wants to do. At times it's a straight monster movie and at other times they have it being so campy but these camp moments are more annoying than anything else.

Guttenberg was a lot of fun in the first movie but here they've got him over-acting so much that you can't help but not enjoy the performance. For some reason his line delivery is constantly changing as sometimes he speaks normal and other times he's way over the top with the macho guy routine. He does get to team up with POLICE ACADEMY co-stars Winslow and Marion Ramsey again so fans of that series will enjoy that.

The special effects are pretty much what you'd expect from a SyFy movie. The spiders here are mildly entertaining but there's no question that this sequel just feels rushed and it's rather annoying. It's really too bad because I enjoyed the first film but the spoofs and campy just doesn't work this time out.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 August 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lavalantula 2 See more »

Filming Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

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Syfy, Cinetel Films See more »
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Stereo

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Color

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16:9 HD
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