The Hills Have Eyes 2 - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

The Hills Have Eyes 2 Reviews

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Jamie Russell
March 31, 2007
Cheesy and yucky, it's a guilty pleasure.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Gonsalves
March 31, 2007
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 | Original Score: 4/5
Matthew Turner
March 29, 2007
An enjoyable sequel if you like this sort of thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine
March 27, 2007
Pretty solid gory horror.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
March 26, 2007
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 | Original Score: 2.5/4
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John Anderson
March 26, 2007
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.
Jim Hemphill
March 23, 2007
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
Scott Weinberg
August 28, 2015
As far as stuff like mood, atmosphere, tone, and intensity is concerned, this sequel is a completely empty vessel.
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
July 7, 2010
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 | Original Score: 1/5
Blake French
August 2, 2009
...could have been more than a pale shadow of the original if the filmmakers had taken their time...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Michael Szymanski
November 20, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Tim Grierson
July 23, 2008
The Hills Have Eyes 2 offers another round of dull, gory fright scenes that neither push the horror envelope nor exhibit any noticeable ingenuity.
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
September 27, 2007
There is not any plot worth discussing: people go into a desert, some die. The end.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
August 22, 2007
In case you miss what's happening, one soldier wails, 'Oh, man, we're gettin' picked off one by one, here.'
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
August 15, 2007
It sucks balls.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
August 9, 2007
...dull and interminable...
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
July 26, 2007
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 | Original Score: D
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
July 12, 2007
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 | Original Score: 63/100
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Film Threat
July 10, 2007
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 | Original Score: 0.5/5
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film
July 9, 2007
a film as bloodily pointless as the current conflict in Iraq that it so unsubtly allegorises.
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
March 24, 2007
It's extremely grisly, brutal and scary. And not bad at all if you like this kind of thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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