Scary Movie 2

2001

Scary Movie 2

Critics Consensus

Instead of being funny, this gross-out sequel plays like a sloppy, rushed-out product.

15%

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Reviews Counted: 109

52%
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52%
Average Rating: 2.9/5

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This sequel to a box-office sleeper hit that spoofed teen slasher flicks takes its cues from haunted house and possession films, particularly The Haunting (1999) and The Exorcist (1973). Although many of the first film's main characters were homicide victims, Marlon Wayans, Shawn Wayans, and Anna Faris return anyway to "re-possess" their roles for this follow-up in which four students are invited by their professor (Tim Curry) to his haunted mansion, Hell House, for a weekend sleep-deprivation study. Providing the sleep deprivation, however, is a series of murderous, supernatural goings-on. Scary Movie 2 co-stars Tori Spelling, Andy Richter, Christopher Masterson, Kathleen Robertson, James Woods, Chris Elliott, and Natasha Lyonne.

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Cast

Marlon Wayans
as Shorty Meeks
Shawn Wayans
as Ray Jones
Anna Faris
as Cindy Campbell
Regina Hall
as Brenda Meeks
James Woods
as Father McFeely
Tim Curry
as The Professor
Andy Richter
as Father Kerris
Richard Moll
as Mr. Kane
Cordelia Reinhard
as Father Harris' Mother
Vitamin C
as Herself
Robert Schimmel
as Cab Driver
Lee R. Mayes
as Hip Exorcist Party Goer
Antony Acker
as Exorcist Party Goer
Mark Sheridan Barrett
as Exorcist Party Goer
Richard Bellos
as Exorcist Party Goer
Suzanne Bianqui
as Exorcist Party Goer
Natale Bosco
as Exorcist Party Goer
Joann Connor
as Exorcist Party Goer
Brad Fisher
as Exorcist Party Goer
Suzanne O'Donnell
as Exorcist Party Goer
Kristi Pearce
as Exorcist Party Goer
Donna Silverberg
as Exorcist Party Goer
Helene Strayer
as Exorcist Party Goer
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Critic Reviews for Scary Movie 2

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½

The weaker of the first 4 films. Mainly spoofing Hollow man, Matrix, House on haunted Hill.

Dean King
Dean King

Super Reviewer

What is most awful about this crass, disgusting and vulgar atrocity of a sequel - written by a thousand incompetent writers - is not that it thinks that a bad horror movie like The Haunting should be spoofed, but that it doesn't manage the most important: to be funny.

Carlos Magalhães
Carlos Magalhães

Super Reviewer

Absolutely terrible. A complete remake rather than a sequel with the same jokes and situations around a different not very well thought out story. It's dumb that they kept the same characters who died in the last movie and simply not something I'd watch again.

Sophie Burgess
Sophie Burgess

Super Reviewer

I remember thinking Scary Movie 2 was absolutely hilarious when I was fifteen. And I still find it funny enough to watch without getting bored, even though the biggest gags don't seem quite as amusing anymore and the jokes that miss are absolutely horrible. The humor is incredibly broad, crude, and childish, as everything is lampooned and referenced from Charlie's Angels to The Matrix to The Exorcist to Nike commercials. I think this is still the best entry in the spoof movie "renaissance" that the original Scary Movie spawned....for whatever that's worth.

Lewis C.
Lewis C.

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