Overwhelming dislike - based on 25 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 1 out of 25
  2. Negative: 21 out of 25

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Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: Jay Carr
    Awful in ways that are just clever enough often enough to make it intermittently watchable.
  2. Although it's recycled from start to finish, there are some decent jokes laced throughout, plus enough gore to satisfy the most bloodthirsty tastes.
  3. 38
    You cease to care as they fall back on a catalogue of clichéd shocks, tired camera angles and an ever-mounting gore quotient.
  4. Preposterous plotting and interchangeable young actors.
  5. 20
    Ottman doesn't have the firm grasp of tone necessary to make his deliberate ambiguities seem other than simple confusion, nor the sense of humor necessary to turn the deliberate clichés into effective satire.
  6. 20
    Wears its lack of originality in a crowded slasher marketplace like a red badge of desperation.
  7. 20
    Simply a lousy film from start to finish.
  8. Reviewed by: Gemma Files
    Basically a dressed-up piece of drivel, a self-referential pseudo-thriller with pretensions to pretensions of classic Hollywood suspense.
  9. 20
    Doesn't do much with its pseudosavvy characters.
  10. Predictable, gratuitous and just self-referential enough to believe itself hip and knowing.
  11. 20
    Has promising raw material to burn--and that's pretty much what's been done.
  12. 20
    Simply less campily moronic than its predecessor, a tired kill-by-numbers.
  13. 12
    It's hard not to feel angry that you've spent almost two hours watching this moronic exercise.
  14. Reviewed by: Robert Koehler
    A poorer film than the paltry original even as it strikes a self-consciously clever pose.
  15. The only quandary in this film is in where to begin despising it.
  16. Reviewed by: John Hartl
    If you've seen one "Scream" rip-off, you really have seen them all.
  17. Reviewed by: Cody Clark
    As for genuine willies, well, chances are you've had more disturbing encounters with, say, a belligerent Shih Tzu.
  18. No style, no irony and no smarts, just a vicious streak that lasts 90 minutes.
User Score

Generally unfavorable reviews- based on 52 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 7
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 7
  3. Negative: 5 out of 7
  1. Mar 2, 2014
    Pure Garbage this movie is horrible. Save your time and money and go see another movie. It is so stupid it made me want to gouge my eyes out.Pure Garbage this movie is horrible. Save your time and money and go see another movie. It is so stupid it made me want to gouge my eyes out. Horrible plot Full Review »
  2. Nov 17, 2012
    A great sequel that features comedy and terror.
  3. AlliB
    Mar 15, 2007
    One of the scariest movies I've ever seen with a great plot and scarily convincing death scenes!