Mannequin 2: On the Move
Mannequin 2: On the Move (1991)

Basically a retooling of the original Mannequin, this sequel begins with a medieval European maid (Kristy Swanson) who is separated from her lover by an evil queen. More than 1000 years after the queen imprisons her, she is revived by a… More

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Rated: PG
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DVD Release Date: April 15, 2008
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Hartl
Seattle Times

Unfortunately, the recycled plot is still the driving force here, and the movie becomes increasingly frantic trying to accommodate it. In the end, Raffill can't bring this dummy to life, but he does try.

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Variety Staff

It took four writers to struggle with another idea of why a mannequin would come to life in a department store and what would happen if she did.

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TV Guide

Sometimes talented filmmakers can pep up even the most hackneyed material with an infusion of energy and talent.

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Desmond Ryan
Philadelphia Inquirer

Beneath this slick variation on the Sleeping Beauty theme lies a male fantasy that would not withstand much hard psychological scrutiny.

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Mark Kermode
Time Out

Raffill's heavy-handed direction is jam-packed with product placement, and interrupted every ten seconds with yet another plug for a boring MOR rock song.

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David Parkinson
Radio Times

The script is so full of old gags it must have been chiselled on stone tablets, while Stewart Raffill's direction is a model example of how not to let the action get in the way of product placements.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

From start to finish Mannequin Two: On the Move is insipid in the extreme.

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Janet Maslin
New York Times

This film has enough new characters and independent spirit to have a light, cheery style of its own.

Torene Svitil
Empire Magazine

Despite the presence of four credited screenwriters, the plot is a rehash of cliches and tired jokes.

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Flixster Audience Score: 41% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
This one, unlike the original, which I love, is freaking excruciating. And that's from someone who actually does quite like Kristy Swanson.
Leigh Ryan
So can not live up to the original.
Dean McKenna
A shop dummy that's been cursed to suffer a deep sleep for 1,000 years comes to life. The curse passes to me and fall into the deep sleep. Almost the same… More
Dann Michalski
The misadventures with mannequins continue in Mannequin: On the Move. In this fish out of water tale a famous mannequin known as the Enchanted Peasant Girl is… More
xGary Xx
The idea of a sequel to Mannequin is a bit like contracting anthrax and then saying "Please sir, can I have some more?"
Sarah Prisbylla
Who was sitting around a boardroom over at the film studio and proposed this follow-up to the first disaster? I'm sure whoever they are would never admit… More