• Released
  • July 12, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 36 min
  • Horror
    Suspense/Thriller
  • 28 Fan Ratings
Synopsis: A darkened house is filled with televisions and VHS tapes imprinted with the soul of evil.

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83

indieWIRE

By Eric Kohn
V/H/S 2 smartly contextualizes its nightmarish cavalcade of violence by acknowledging the luxury of enjoying it from a distance.
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80

Total Film

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Slicker than the original without the sudden lurches in quality, this second shaky-cam horror anthology still has a standout sequence by...
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80

Variety

By Dennis Harvey
This one is shorter and has fewer segments, but also earns a much higher batting average. In fact, there’s nary a dud among the four main...
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75

Slant Magazine

By Abhimanyu Das
A welcome contrast to the first film's snuff-y atmosphere and general mean-spiritedness, featuring more humor, fewer hateful characters,...
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75

The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
V/H/S/2 is a whole lot of fun.
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75

Film.com

By Jordan Hoffman
S-VHS isn’t as pants-pooping scary as the first, but it is funnier, tighter and slicker.
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63

Movie Nation

By Roger Moore
The best of them you could certainly see as full length features, chilling little tastes of a complete vision — story, characters, horrific...
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60

The Guardian

By Peter Bradshaw
There are some dull stretches here, but also some grisly instant hits: nasty, deplorable, vulgar and sometimes brilliant.
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60

Time Out London

By Tom Huddleston
This sequel suffers from the same lack of quality control that plagued the first film.
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10

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
There isn't a scare to be found in the series's second installment.
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Rated NR
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says not for kids Tons of violence, over-the-top gore in anthology sequel.
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