Hatchet II is a 2010 American horror film written and directed by Adam Green. The film stars Danielle Harris, Kane Hodder, Tony Todd, Tom Holland, and R.A. Mihailoff. The film was originally screened at the 2010 London Fright Fest Film Festival on August 26, 2010. It is set to be released unrated in the United States on October 1, 2010. It is the sequel to the 2006 film, Hatchet.
** out of **** Making "Hatchet II" work wasn't much of a task. I was almost sure that Adam Green - returning for the sequel as both writer and director of Victor Crowley's legacy - was more than up to the challenge after seeing and in many instances just down-right loving the original "Hatchet"; but it would seem that he's gotten lost in his own mythology. There are as many reasons that attribute to why "Hatchet II" is not a good film as there are to why the original was; … more
HATCHET 2 After the first film was released it started to gather that all important cult fan following. That was more than enough for Adam Green [Hatchet, Frozen] to get his sequel financed. Of course he already had plans on doing that any way so it worked out. Now this time around he is looking to add to something that was already loved by many. In a lot of cases like that films can fail miserably if not done right. Luckily he knows what his audience … more
This film while good feels a like a bit of a step down though for some reason. All the elements of the first film are there but it just doesn't seem like it is on the same level. I think that while the humor is there it just isn't as humorous. That was my favorite thing about this first movie. Don't get me wrong this is still a very good flick and very fun, you know, turn the brain off flick.
HATCHET II *** ½ Out of 5 Tagline- Victor Crowley Lives Again Release Date- October 1st, 2010 Running Time- 89-Minutes Rating- NR Writer/Director- Adam Green Starring- Danielle Harris, Tony Todd, Parry Shen, Tom Holland, R.A. Mihailoff and Kane Hodder as Victor Crowley … more