The Gate II: Trespassers

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"There's only one thing more terrifying than the first visit. The second."
  • R
  • 1990
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 4.8  (2,495)

The Gate II: Trespassers is a horror film released in 1990, directed by Tibor Takács and produced by Joel B. Michaels. It is a sequel to the 1987 film The Gate, which follows the story of two young friends who accidentally open a portal to hell in their backyard. The Gate II: Trespassers picks up a few years after the events of the first film. The main character, Terry Chandler (Louis Tripp), is now a teenager living with his stepfather, who is a scientist. Terry is still haunted by the traumatic events he experienced in the previous film, and he has become obsessed with the demonic creatures that he discovered.

One day, Terry discovers a manuscript written by an occultist named John Tibbetts (Simon Reynolds), who claims to have discovered a way to control the demonic creatures from the first film. Convinced that he can use Tibbetts' knowledge to bring back his deceased mother, Terry decides to perform the ritual described in the manuscript. With the help of his friend, Phil (James Villemaire), Terry manages to open a portal to the underworld and summon a group of demons.

However, things quickly spiral out of control as the demons prove to be more powerful than Terry had anticipated. They start to wreak havoc on the city and cause destruction wherever they go. Meanwhile, Terry and his friends struggle to contain the demons and prevent them from causing even more damage.

As the plot unfolds, it becomes clear that there are some unexpected twists in store for the characters. Without revealing too much, it's safe to say that The Gate II: Trespassers offers a unique take on the horror genre, blending elements of science fiction, fantasy, and occultism into a thrilling and suspenseful storyline.

One thing that sets The Gate II: Trespassers apart from other horror films is its use of practical effects. The demonic creatures are brought to life through a combination of puppetry, animatronics, and prosthetics, which gives them a tangible and realistic feel. The film also makes clever use of lighting, sound effects, and camera angles to create a creepy and surreal atmosphere.

Overall, The Gate II: Trespassers is an entertaining and well-crafted horror film that will satisfy fans of the genre. It manages to build on the mythology established in the first film while also introducing new elements that keep the story fresh and engaging. With its memorable characters, imaginative special effects, and suspenseful plot, The Gate II: Trespassers is a must-see for horror fans everywhere.

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    4.8  (2,495)