• R, 1 hr. 30 min.
  • Horror
  • Directed By:
    Martin Weisz
    In Theaters:
    Mar 23, 2007 Wide
    On DVD:
    Jul 17, 2007
  • Fox Atomic


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The Hills Have Eyes 2 Reviews

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Jamie Russell

Cheesy and yucky, it's a guilty pleasure.

Full Review Source: BBC.com | Original Score: 3/5

March 31, 2007
Rob Gonsalves

A nastily effective piece of action-horror, as reflective of its time and its war as the Vietnam-era Deliverance was of its time and war.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

March 31, 2007
Matthew Turner

An enjoyable sequel if you like this sort of thing.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

March 29, 2007
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

Pretty solid gory horror.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

March 27, 2007
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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The new movie is a pre-combat nightmare, whereas the first -- Alexandre Aja's effective 2006 remake of Craven's low-rent 1977 original -- was pure post-nuclear paranoia.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

March 26, 2007
John Anderson
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Helmer Martin Weisz, whose background is largely in musicvideos, meets the challenge of creating dread in broad daylight, before the entire cast of soldiers and carnivores heads underground, into the warren of mines and tunnels where the mutants dwell.

Full Review Source: Variety

March 26, 2007
Jim Hemphill

A sequel to a remake that's surprisingly intelligent and original, and it proves to be a worthy successor to both Alexandre Aja's 2006 Hills and Wes Craven's 1977 original.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

March 23, 2007
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

The only thing the lowly Hills 2 has going for it is the grossness, ferocity, and superhuman strength of the rampaging mutants. I mean, these guys put the ugh in ugly; they make the original's Michael Berryman look like a hunk.

Full Review Source: Georgia Straight | Original Score: 1/5

July 7, 2010
Blake French

...could have been more than a pale shadow of the original if the filmmakers had taken their time...

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 2.5/5

August 2, 2009
Michael Szymanski

Full Review Source: Hollywood.com | Original Score: 1/5

November 20, 2008
Tim Grierson

The Hills Have Eyes 2 offers another round of dull, gory fright scenes that neither push the horror envelope nor exhibit any noticeable ingenuity.

Full Review Source: Screendaily

July 23, 2008
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

There is not any plot worth discussing: people go into a desert, some die. The end.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 4/10

September 27, 2007
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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In case you miss what's happening, one soldier wails, 'Oh, man, we're gettin' picked off one by one, here.'

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 22, 2007
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central

It sucks balls.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 0/4

August 15, 2007
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...dull and interminable...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 1.5/4

August 9, 2007
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)

Well, no, they don't. If they did and if they could see, they would have read the script, passed on it, and we all would have been better for it.

Full Review Source: Bangor Daily News (Maine) | Original Score: D

July 26, 2007
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

Better made than most low budget and derivative movies of its genre, but it just doesn't have enough to stand out as anything more than an improvement upon those dregs.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 63/100

July 12, 2007
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Film Threat

This horror fanatic doesn't have room for Craven in his genre anymore. Collect your cash and call it a day already, Wes...

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 0.5/5

July 10, 2007
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film

a film as bloodily pointless as the current conflict in Iraq that it so unsubtly allegorises.

Full Review Source: Eye for Film

July 9, 2007


Full Review Source: Bullz-Eye.com | Original Score: 1/5

July 7, 2007
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

It's extremely grisly, brutal and scary. And not bad at all if you like this kind of thing.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3/5

March 24, 2007
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