Silent Night, Deadly Night 2 (1984 and 1987) from Tuna

Silent Night Deadly Night Part 2 (1987) is a strong candidate for "worst sequel of all time:. The first 40 minutes consists of flashback footage from the first film, with Billy the Killer's little brother, now grown and in a hospital for the criminally insane, telling his story to a new shrink.


We have a left breast from Joane White when she is fending off her boyfriend before little brother does him in, and partial breasts and buns from Elizabeth Cayton (Kaitan) as little brother's girlfriend, before he finds out she was naughty before he met her, and he punishes her. The buns do belong to Cayton, as they were revealed in a continuous pan from her head down.

DVD info from Amazon

  • same disk also features the original film

They did recycle the best footage from the first film, including most of the nudity, but the narration, and the acting by both little brother and the shrink is abysmal. Finally, 40 minutes in, little brother relates his own killing spree, which was mostly for no apparent reason, and then escapes and heads for mother superior.

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  • No major reviews on file, You will find some genre site reviews at IMDb.

The People Vote ...

  • gross: $135,000.


The meaning of the IMDb score: 7.5 usually indicates a level of excellence equivalent to about three and a half stars from the critics. 6.0 usually indicates lukewarm watchability, comparable to approximately two and a half stars from the critics. The fives are generally not worthwhile unless they are really your kind of material, equivalent to about a two star rating from the critics, or a C- from our system. Films rated below five are generally awful even if you like that kind of film - this score is roughly equivalent to one and a half stars from the critics or a D on our scale. (Possibly even less, depending on just how far below five the rating is.

My own guideline: A means the movie is so good it will appeal to you even if you hate the genre. B means the movie is not good enough to win you over if you hate the genre, but is good enough to do so if you have an open mind about this type of film. C means it will only appeal to genre addicts, and has no crossover appeal. (C+ means it has no crossover appeal, but will be considered excellent by genre fans, while C- indicates that it we found it to be a poor movie although genre addicts find it watchable). D means you'll hate it even if you like the genre. E means that you'll hate it even if you love the genre. F means that the film is not only unappealing across-the-board, but technically inept as well. Any film rated C- or better is recommended for fans of that type of film. Any film rated B- or better is recommended for just about anyone. We don't score films below C- that often, because we like movies and we think that most of them have at least a solid niche audience. Now that you know that, you should have serious reservations about any movie below C-.

Based on this description, this is an E. The only use for it is as the Reader's Digest condensed version of the first film, for those in a hurry.

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