Watch Wrong Turn 2
- 1 hr 33 min
In 2007, the horror genre delivered once again an intense and horrific journey with the release of the movie 'Wrong Turn 2: Dead End'. The second movie in a series of six films follows the story of six contestants in a survival reality show who find themselves stranded in the woods after their vehicle breaks down. However, they soon realize that they are not alone in the forest as they start to encounter the deformed cannibalistic mountain men, who have set traps to capture and devour their prey.
The movie features a star-studded cast, including Erica Leerhsen, Henry Rollins, Texas Battle, and Aleksa Palladino. Each character in the movie has a unique personality, strengths, and weaknesses, adding layers to the plot and increasing tension as they face their struggles together. This survival horror movie promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats with its action-packed storyline and bloody scenes.
Despite many speculations that a reality-show horror flick would not live up to the hopes of fans, director Joe Lynch delivers on all fronts, presenting a horror classic with a major twist that will leave the audience speechless. The film boasts excellent special effects, make-up design and creative death scenes that will make viewers squirm in their seats.
The plot of 'Wrong Turn 2' focuses on a reality TV show called 'The Ultimate Survivalist: Celebrity Edition,' where famous people are paired up with experienced survivalists to compete in wilderness challenges. The show's host and ex-marine Dale Murphy (Henry Rollins) takes the contestants into the backwoods of West Virginia, with the aim of creating the most realistic survival experience possible.
The participants include Six-Pack (Texas Battle), a former Marine, and his girlfriend Nina (Crystal Lowe). Jake (Matthew Currie Holmes) and his girlfriend Mara (Daniella Alonso), a couple looking to win money to kick-start their life; Jonesy (Steve Braun), the survivalist who trains the celebrities, and his assistant Amber (Erica Leerhsen), who is a former contestant on the first season of the show.
However, after being stranded in the wilderness with no sign of rescue, the competitors soon realize that they are not alone. The mutant cannibalistic family of inbreds that live in the remote woods has come out from hiding and is looking for prey to sacrifice and consume. The contestants become the hunted as they try to survive the inbredâs deadly traps and find a way out of the forest.
The standout character of the movie, Dale Murphy, adds a unique flavor to the storyline, playing the role of a reality TV show host, who takes pride in his brutal and sadistic approach to the show. He is not concerned about the contestants' safety and is more interested in the show's ratings than their lives. His character development throughout the film keeps viewers on edge, wondering what he will do next.
The movie's sound design contributes to the overall eerie atmosphere, immersing the audience in the wilderness's isolated forest, making them feel the danger lurking in the shadows. The music, composed by Bear McCreary, delivers on the tension, adding another layer to the movie's horror aspect.
Overall, âWrong Turn 2â delivers on all fronts - action, suspense, gore and great character development. The movie's storyline and script are a mixture of horror and humor, with characters who find themselves in absurd and perilous situations that keep audiences entertained. Fans of horror movies will appreciate this classic addition to the genre, and audiences are sure to get thrills from the action-packed survival horror.
Wrong Turn 2 is a 2007 horror movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 33 minutes. It has received moderate reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 5.5.