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Vacancy 2: The First Cut (2009)


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Release Date: Jan 7, 2009 Wide



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Murder by Numbers star Agnes Bruckner headlines this sequel to the tense, 2007 horror thriller about a lonely motel that's wired for terror. When Caleb, his new fiancée Jessica, and their wisecracking friend Tanner checked into the Meadow View Inn, they thought their scariest thing about their stay would be the tacky décor. But folks who check into this motel are never heard from again, because the sadistic Mr. Smith and his murderous accomplices have a habit of murdering their guests on camera



Mark L. Smith

Jan 20, 2009

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

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All Critics (3) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (1) | DVD (3)

While this film is true to its predecessor, it does have a distinct direct-to-DVD feel to it.

March 5, 2009 Full Review Source: 7M Pictures
7M Pictures

...a better-than-expected direct-to-video sequel...

January 29, 2009 Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews
Reel Film Reviews

Impressively freaky, with creepy ambiance to spare. And with a roach motel kind of no checking out policy, at least not in this lifetime, the chiller also intimates a darkly humorous undercurrent about US culture's violence over sex preference.

January 17, 2009 Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

Audience Reviews for Vacancy 2: The First Cut

Vacancy was a fine return to the classic Horror genre with tension and suspense and terrific pacing throughout the film. With this prequel, the filmmakers strip away whatever was good with the original and try to come up with something new. Ultimately it's a failure and it doesn't do the original justice. What made the first film so good was the strong performances by Beckinsale and Wilson. But with The First Cut, we get a totally new cast of pathetic actors who are more annoying than talented. The film tries to do something new, but it fails. If you've loved the first film, you don't need to watch this. It's basically the same film, with a less than talented cast and a smaller budget. A terrible film.
June 10, 2010
Jeff "The Dude" Lebowski

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I liked the first one.
January 27, 2010
Dead Angel

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While this film is true to its predecessor, it does have a distinct direct-to-DVD feel to it.
October 14, 2009

Super Reviewer

A fairly good prequel to the original with one of the killers from the first starring in this. It's pretty straight forward and not as intense as the first but if you liked the first film you should enjoy this. This also stars Agnes Bruckner from The Grudge 2, Venom and Blood & Chocolate.
July 18, 2009

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