Friday the 13th Part 2 Reviews

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March 11, 2019
One monster's company, II's a crowd.
March 11, 2019
Gory with a hint of humour, this pretty much does what it says on the tin.
February 9, 2019
The plot is an excuse for joining together horrors, all of the sado-masochist kind, and the acting is rudimentary at best. It probably will make a fortune.
February 9, 2019
Director Steve Miner and writer Ron Kurz introduce more potential victims than they have time or invention to knock off.
February 9, 2019
There are no real surprises, just plenty of methodical murders, with graphic impaling being the favourite.
February 8, 2019
It still is a sad commentary that so much creative energy should have gone into such a sordid, kinky and ultimately demoralizing look at such bizarre facets of human nature both on the screen and in the audience.
February 8, 2019
Somehow, this one's even worse than the first.
January 9, 2017
Yes, it's a cheesy slasher film, but you know that going in, and this is a well-done example of the genre.
March 19, 2015
...ultimately right in line with its passable yet far-from-memorable predecessor.
June 25, 2009
Basically only for completists looking to see Jason take center stage for the first time. [Blu-ray]
June 12, 2009
The new camp counselors are interchangeable with the old ones. Different faces, same basic people.
March 26, 2009
Producer-director Steve Miner doesn't move in and out of scenes with the flair of original producer-director Sean Cunningham nor is he able to create the same nauseatingly realistic murder situations.
March 5, 2009
Not as good as the original, but still pretty fun, it serves up more of the same and continued to be fresh enough before its many other sequels got too silly.
February 20, 2009
Perhaps the least interesting of all the Friday the 13th films, since it tries to be a "sequel" to the first film, referencing themes and storylines.
February 14, 2009
cannot be defended intellectually, yet, the film's very simplicity and directness gives it a kind of folkloric power, albeit power that works only if you give yourself over to it
February 12, 2009
Even crude techniques, when properly employed, can be effective, in a lowest-common-denominator kind of way.
February 4, 2009
Friday the 13th Part 2 never aspires to be termite art.
October 9, 2008
A solid first sequel and the truly chilling jump scare at the end gives the original's a run for its money.
February 20, 2008
a carbon copy sequel
January 17, 2008
Its general competence remains a surprising improvement, albeit not one strong enough to elevate it into the realm of recommendation.
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