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Based on 19 Reviews
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  • 25
    Bob Graham San Francisco Chronicle

    It's standard slasher fare but has its moments. show more

  • 25
    Mike Clark USA Today

    Suspense takes a vacation in sequel. [13 November 1998, p. 6E] show more

  • 25
    New York Daily News

    Ain't exactly the Bahama Mama of all horror pics. [13 November 1998, p. 56] show more

  • 38
    Liam Lacey The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A lazy, hasty effort that offers little beyond a few jack-in-the-box startles and a high body count, including Hewitt's bouncing about in a shirt half-unbuttoned over a bikini top. show more

  • 25
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    Assembles the building blocks of idiot-proof slasher movies: Stings, Snicker-Snacks, false alarms and point-of-view baits-and-switches. show more

  • 25
    G. Allen Johnson San Francisco Examiner

    The best that can be said about this film is that it's watchable, and that's not the way it could or should be. show more

  • 25
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    If there's a blessing, it's that the sequel isn't appreciably worse than the original - but that's slim praise considering how bad the first one was. show more

  • 40

    Never quite as witty as it should be. show more

  • 30
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The less you demand of this bloody, by-the-numbers sequel, the more you'll enjoy it. show more

  • 30
    Ron Wells Film Threat

    It lacks humor. Unlike "Scream", this film is more of a horror-drama, with everybody taking themselves way too seriously. show more

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