House II: The Second Story
House II: The Second Story (1987)

The evil dwelling from the first House film becomes the residence of a young couple who move in, only to battle the Aztec ghosts who already reside there.

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Rated: PG-13
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Release Date: August 28, 1987
DVD Release Date: June 25, 2002
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Ryan Pollard

House II doesn't quite have anything similar to the strong performance of the original's Bill Katt anchoring the picture, but it still has plenty to make it a worthwhile follow-up that's definitely worth watching.

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Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

If nothing else, one of the great titles for a sequel

Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

If fewer critics were to decry how bad it is, this in-name-only sequel would succumb to the obscurity it deserves.

Scott Weinberg

A goofy, lightweight, paper-thin, schizophrenic mess.

David Nusair
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...apparently there's a rule that these House flicks have to feature a star of Cheers, because instead of George Wendt, John Ratzenberger (he played know-it-all mailman Cliff Clavin) pops up as a mysterious handyman.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Phil Hubbs
Like the first film this remains inside the haunted house theme with two young males battling all manner of ghouls and monsters but heads down the horror comedy… More
Jason Owens
"House 2 - The Second Story" isn't a horror movie like the first one, it's a horror/comedy. Jesse digs up his great-great-grandfather from… More
Alex roy
Steve Miner made a fun little horror film in 1986 by the name of House. A year later, House II: The Second Story would appear. Like the first film, it has a… More
Lafe Fredbjornson
I used to dislike this movie, but I now appreciate it as a nice comical contrast to the original House movie. It offers a nice story of a house with rooms… More
Aj V
The sequels to House just seem to go further and further from the from the first movie, and this was the first big step away. This movie is a ridiculous,… More
Dean McKenna
This sequel comedy-horror is not bad, and John Ratzenberger's quite funny in this film. A series of humourous and mysterious events lead a young man and… More