The Descent 2
The Descent 2 (2009)

The crawlers are back in this follow-up to Neil Marshall's stellar cave horror outing from 2005. The original film's editor, Jon Harris, makes his directorial debut with this continuation following survivor Sarah (Shauna MacDonald)… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 27, 2010
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34%



Critic Score: 55% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Nigel Floyd
Time Out

Harris's direction is messy, favouring confusing set-piece scares over the all-important group dynamics.

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Scott Nash
Three Movie Buffs

Doesn't come close to the original, but still manages to entertain.

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Bill Gibron
PopMatters

With its back-and-forth plot pointing, illogical leaps in pragmatic believability, and a finale that flips a big fat middle finger at anyone who invested 90 minutes in this junk, The Descent 2 cannot hold a miner's candle to the original.

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Leslie Felperin
Variety

As popcorn entertainment, it delivers, and should satisfy fans on all platforms.

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Josh Bell
Filmcritic.com

By the standards set up by its predecessor, it's a letdown, but by the overall standards of horror sequels, it's a complete success.

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Christian Toto
What Would Toto Watch?

No one expected 'Part 2' to rival the original, but it delivers a fair number of scares while replicating the eerie tension from the first film.

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Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

Thank the sequel for underscoring, in its devastating mediocrity, just how great and special the original was to start with.

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Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

You can practically see the film trying to "color between the lines" laid down in the first film, but there's just enough freshness to keep Part 2 chugging along.

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Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

You won't be missing anything spectacular if you don't catch The Descent: Part 2, for horror fans and those who enjoyed the original, however, it's definitely worth a go.

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Flixster Audience Score: 34% Flixster User Reviews
Apeneck Fletcher
"Well, we've lost 5 women down a hole here in the Appalachias. Only one's returned, covered from head to toe in somebody else's blood, and… More
Jens S.
When it comes to sequels to truly original films this here does a lot of things right. It starts right where the first one ended and picks up all the loose… More
Directors Cat
[img]http://images.rottentomatoes.com/images/user/icons/icon13.gif[/img] As a gleefully gory and totally nuts and bolts horror flick, Descent 2 is… More
Lewis C.
I love The Descent. It's easily one of my ten favorite modern horror movies, and I've seen it more times than is probably healthy. It's… More
Brian De Guelle
This is going to be the christmas movie of 2009 .......lol can t wait till it opens on the 2nd dec...... A desent horror insend of the over hype new moon!!!
Japes .
Really stupid actually. The fact that they'd bring Sarah, who was clearly suffering from PTSD, back down into the cave is so unbelievable. The gore… More

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