Hatchet II

Hatchet II Image
Metascore
49

Mixed or average reviews - based on 11 Critics What's this?

User Score
7.4

Generally favorable reviews- based on 27 Ratings

Your Score
0 out of 10
Rate this:
  • 10
  • 9
  • 8
  • 7
  • 6
  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • Starring: , ,
  • Summary: Marybeth escapes the clutches of the deformed, swamp-dwelling iconic killer Victor Crowley. After learning the truth about her family's connection to the hatchet-wielding madman, Marybeth returns to the Louisiana swamps along with an army of hunters to recover the bodies of her family andMarybeth escapes the clutches of the deformed, swamp-dwelling iconic killer Victor Crowley. After learning the truth about her family's connection to the hatchet-wielding madman, Marybeth returns to the Louisiana swamps along with an army of hunters to recover the bodies of her family and exact the bloodiest revenge against the bayou butcher. (Dark Sky Films) Expand

Trailer

Please enter your birth date to continue:
You are not allowed to view this material at this time.
Autoplay: On | Off

Where To Watch

Stream On
Stream On
Stream On
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 11
  2. Negative: 4 out of 11
  1. Adam Green's inventively gruesome slasher is the widest unrated release in 25 years.
  2. 75
    Hatchet II is distinguished both by a funky, frisky sense of humor, and gore of great quality and quantity.
  3. Reviewed by: Joe Leydon
    70
    Outrageously over-the-top gore doubtless will scare off all but the heartiest genre aficionados.
  4. You don't go to this film for Sorkinesque repartee; you go for the world's longest chainsaw, or equal-opportunity genital mutilations, or very, very long bludgeonings. And here they are, in buckets.
  5. 40
    It's a functional sequel, but with all that spirited slicing and dicing, the director could have at least broken a sweat.
  6. 38
    You want gore, you get gore. Hatchet II plays less like a slasher movie than like the highlight reel from a slasher movie.
  7. 0
    Say a prayer that there's no "Hatchet III" in the future.

See all 11 Critic Reviews

Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 5
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 5
  3. Negative: 1 out of 5
  1. Jun 21, 2013
    10
    This is a great sequel with more blood and action. This film contains good performances and a lot plot to explain various thing. Besides isThis is a great sequel with more blood and action. This film contains good performances and a lot plot to explain various thing. Besides is not a movie like other that has no purpose. Expand
  2. Feb 6, 2012
    8
    Let me start out by saying that if you don't like blood and guts in your horror, stay the hell away from this. This is a movie that mostLet me start out by saying that if you don't like blood and guts in your horror, stay the hell away from this. This is a movie that most people will know if they'll enjoy right from the get-go. Hatchet 2 is just about the bloodiest movie I have ever seen, and I loved it. The acting isn't all there, some of the dialogue is stiff as a plank of wood, and it's just about bursting with all your standard horror movie cliches, but it doesn't pretend to be anything other than what it is, and what it is is an old school, ultra violent slasher with a sense of humor- just like the first Hatchet. The death scenes are all inventive and highly enjoyable, amusing lines abound, and the ending will satisfy many a frustrated horror fan (you'll know what I mean when you see it.) That's all you need to know. If you haven't made your mind up by now, you need more help than I can offer. Expand
  3. Mar 20, 2016
    8
    This movie is a lot more fun than the first. More action, more kills and obviously, more gore.Once again, the practical effects are reallyThis movie is a lot more fun than the first. More action, more kills and obviously, more gore.Once again, the practical effects are really well made and the movie is entertaining at best. This is a good example of a sequel better than the original. Expand
  4. Jun 16, 2013
    7
    If you are going to compare this one to the first, it is trash, but as a sequel it is really good, improved in thrills, more scarier, moreIf you are going to compare this one to the first, it is trash, but as a sequel it is really good, improved in thrills, more scarier, more serious, but still it is not as good as the first one, but as a horror sequel it is definitely great and powerful, loyal to its previous chapter Expand
  5. Oct 25, 2012
    2
    What made the first film some-what good was that the fact that it was a throwback to 80s horror, meaning over the top (painfully fake) specialWhat made the first film some-what good was that the fact that it was a throwback to 80s horror, meaning over the top (painfully fake) special effects and poor acting. You can tell the cast really didn't try much because they knew what the first film really was, a sort of tribute to 80s horror. In this film, the cast actually tries to act and it's bad, Not the worst I have seen but it's definently up there. Not to mention that the special effects were far more painfully fake (and at times very stupid) in this film then they were in the first. It was just awful. I think Hatchet 2 proved what the series really is - An overrated and pathetic horror series. The only people who will enjoy this film are people who have no true taste in horror and love over the top special effects that are so painfully fake that it's pathetic. Expand

Trailers

Related Articles

  1. 23 Buddy Movies, Ranked From Worst to Best

    23 Buddy Movies, Ranked From Worst to Best Image
    Published: July 25, 2016
    We rank some of cinema's most notable buddy films by Metascore.
  2. What to Watch Now on Netflix

    What to Watch Now on Netflix Image
    Published: July 25, 2016
    Get a list of the best movie and TV titles recently added (and coming soon) to Netflix streaming, updated frequently. You can also find a list of titles expiring soon.
  3. Film Friday (7/22): This Week's New Movie Trailers

    Film Friday (7/22): This Week's New Movie Trailers Image
    Published: July 22, 2016
    Watch all of this week's new film trailers, including new looks at The Magnificent Seven, Sausage Party, xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Snowden, The Girl on the Train, and more. Plus, get a quick update on the latest movie news and release date announcements.
  4. What Movie Should I See This Weekend?

    What Movie Should I See This Weekend? Image
    Published: July 20, 2016
    Preview all of this weekend's new theatrical releases (including Star Trek Beyond, Lights Out, Don't Think Twice, Ice Age: Collision Course, and more), with Metascores and trailers for each new film.