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943 Ratings

[REC] 2

[Rec] ²

Spain, 2009


The action continues from [REC], with the medical officer and a SWAT team outfitted with video cameras are sent into the sealed off apartment to control the situation.

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[REC] 2 Directed by Jaume Balagueró, Paco Plaza

Awards & Festivals

Goya Awards

2010 | Nominee: Best Special Effects

Gaudí Awards

2010 | 4 wins including: Best Film Editing

What are people saying?

  • HKFanatic's rating of the film [REC] 2

    Everything that the first [REC] did so well, this film fails at. We've got tough, cussin, heavily-armed SWAT guys who turn into screaming wimps at the sight of a rabid grandma.Teenage kids who decide to break into a medically quarantined building because it somehow represents their chance at a better life. And an ending that not only retroactively ruins the ending of the first but is just plain revolting to boot.

  • Lights in the Dusk's rating of the film [REC] 2

    An astonishing piece of filmmaking. Again, like the original, it's dealing with the nature of 'the image' and the need to record. That is, 'cinema as spectacle', casting the audience as a genuine (if passive, by necessity) participant, allowing us to see everything as the characters might see it. Formally daring and more audacious than any festival bait; the approach falls somewhere between Russian Ark and Redacted.

  • The Macho King's rating of the film [REC] 2

    This is such a shitty ass sequel. It does have some scary moments in it but the films story/structural edIting/and flat out outlandish-ness just ruins it 4me.It's mere existence taints the original and the American remake.

  • Valu2009's rating of the film [REC] 2

    More of the same...for dummies. The first one was better, with almost no explanations, but this sequel tries - with no success - to explain (too many) things. Sometimes it works a little. The ending is awful. In a bad way, I mean.

  • Mr.Wolf's rating of the film [REC] 2

    Omg I wanted to kill my self, really it just loses it all, bye bye! Adios! come on the whole story just goes out the window, all of a sudden, theres more to the attic and your in "mission impossible" merged with "28 days later", then "the exorcist" with the unholy blood, then of course magic doors and objects a hint of "Shutter". Fuck me! Disapointing completly, should have stuck with the first movie...crap in a reel

  • João R's rating of the film [REC] 2

    Its focus shifts from creating strain and a spooky aspect (that was very noticeable in the first installment) to explaining the origin of the virus (which, while it could have helped the storyline, by mixing a lot of elements it completely ruins the mood) and, by doing so, it bites its own tail. Not scary elements and, even tough it stretches the story, it fells lazy.

  • ceknklsn's rating of the film [REC] 2

    41/100 (Mubi kullanıcılarına güvenimi en çok sarsan film oldu maalesef. Korku Seansı 2 gibi korku klasında muhteşem bir filmin ortalaması 2,9 iken bu filmin 3,0 olması bence büyük bir rezillik)

  • Gonçalo Rosas's rating of the film [REC] 2

    4 - More monsters, more twists, more (worse) characters, more perspectives and an idiotic supernatural element that ruins the original's ending and (together with other questionable decisions) creates a litany of problems concerning the film's internal logic. By adding so many extraneous ingredients to the original's formula, the directing duo managed to dilute and obscure what made the first film so enjoyable.

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